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Rep. Steve Scalise, a shooting survivor, has unique role in gun debate

CLOSE House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise back to playing in the annual Congressional Baseball Game one year after being shot. Jack Gruber, USA TODAY BALTIMORE – Rep. Steve Scalise brought something that other top Republicans simply couldn’t when they huddled at the White House last week.  The group was there to meet with President Donald …

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Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’Rourke spar over gun buyback comment

CLOSE Health care was the dominant issue, and front runner Joe Biden was the main target for the other nine candidates on the stage. USA TODAY WASHINGTON — All the Democratic presidential hopefuls have expressed support for stricter gun control measures, but two of them are in a back-and-forth on how to handle Republican anxieties. Former …

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California city declares itself gun ‘sanctuary’ | USA News

The gun control debate in the US often polarises people in rural and urban areas. In small towns, gun ownership is common, whereas in big cities there are concerns about crime and mass shootings. The US also has a patchwork of gun laws that varies widely from state to state. Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports …

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Trump position on gun control central to congressional debate | USA News

Gun control is likely to feature high on the agenda of the US Congress as it resumes this week after the summer break. There have been several shootings during its recess, once again sparking plenty of discussions about how to deal with gun violence. Central to this debate is the position of President Donald Trump. …

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Suspect ID'd in 'horrific gun battle'

Suspect ID’d in ‘horrific gun battle’

Police on Tuesday were investigating why a man suddenly opened fire during a traffic stop near a freeway in Riverside, California, killing a patrol officer, wounding two others and sending drivers fleeing as bullets flew. “We don’t know his motive for this crime,” Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz said. The suspect, whose truck was being impounded when the incident occurred Monday evening, …

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Along the Way: How USA rate of gun homicides compares with other nations – News – The Columbus Dispatch

Dayton, El Paso, and Odessa-Midland are the most recent of 251 mass shootings in the United States so far this year according to Gun Violence Archive, which defines “mass shooting” as a single incident where four or more people are shot or killed, not including the shooter. Gun Violence Archive indicates the United States has more mass …

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