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Protesters gather in Clarksville park as ‘March for our Lives’ travels country

Almost 200 people rallied at McGregor Park to push for stricter gun laws in the wake of widespread gun violence in the US on Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., particularly in response to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Eight-hundred twenty-five March For Our Lives events ...

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They did not get another shot

By Stephanie Carson | Contributing Writer Gun control is a topic many are very passionate about, and some may not know much about it at all. However one may feel about the subject, it is becoming more relevant than ever. From the Sandy Hook school shooting, to the Orlando nightclub ...

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Ammunition Frenzy

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting a pinch on some local law enforcement departments. At a 24-hour Walmart in ...

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Obama unveils gun plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding “this will be difficult,” President Barack Obama urged a reluctant Congress on Wednesday to require background checks for all gun sales and ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines in an emotion-laden plea to curb gun violence in America. The president’s sweeping, $500 million ...

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Action needed to curb gun violence

Jan. 21, 2013

»Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu More and more tragedies due to gun violence are happening each day. Whether people are being killed or injured, innocent people all around the nation are being affected by the bad decisions of gunmen. It is now our responsibility as citizens to stop this from continuing to ...

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