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Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

By Dori Zinn | May 27
Last Summer, as Kevin Hertzog and his friends were mourning the Pulse shooting in Orlando, it was a simple conversation that kicked off what would eventually become, Gays Against Guns, or GAG.

Railroad Thefts and Guns: A Deadly Mix in Chicago

Railroad Thefts and Guns: A Deadly Mix in Chicago

By Michael Tarm | Mar 5
Chicago's leaders blame gun laws in Illinois and nearby states that enable a flow of illegal weapons, but community leaders and security experts say no one seems to be taking responsibility for train-yard gun thefts.

Gun Industry Seeks to Ease Gov't Restrictions on Silencers

Gun Industry Seeks to Ease Gov't Restrictions on Silencers

By Lisa Marie Pane | Feb 16
They are the stuff of legend, wielded by hit men and by James Bond. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been as difficult as buying a machine gun, requiring a background check that can take close to a year.

Despite Skepticism, Teen Continues Developing Smart Gun Technology

Despite Skepticism, Teen Continues Developing Smart Gun Technology

Jan 17
An MIT freshman says he's developed a smart gun that, in theory, could save lives. But the firearms industry hasn't embraced the idea.

Experts: Gun Research Hampered by Law

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 16
It's the kind of information you might expect from long-range government research. Yet for the most part, such government research doesn't exist.

Fenway Institute: Guns Pose Substantial Threat to LGBT Community

Oct 13
Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief showing that gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community.

CA Voters to Take on Guns, Pot

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 8
Two of the propositions that California voters will decide on in November address a couple of the most contentious issues in the country: Guns and marijuana.

Why It Matters: Guns

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 2
In a world that feels increasingly violent, whether at home or across the globe, America's cowboy culture and the Second Amendment are under the microscope. Voters are asking what will make them safer, more guns or fewer?

Utah Restaurant Staff to Stop Open-Carrying Guns

Aug 23
A Utah restaurant known for kilt-clad servers who openly carry firearms will have to keep them under wraps starting this week.

The Post-Orlando Gun Debate in the LGBT Community

By Jill Gleeson | Aug 20
A resurgence in membership has reactivated Pink Pistols chapters around the country. At the same time, a new anti-gun group has emerged. But the two may not necessarily be in complete opposition.

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