Tag Archives: gun control

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John Lewis Leads Congressional Sit-In To Address Gun Violence

The civil rights icon and Democratic legislators take over House Floor

Civil Rights icon John Lewis is the last living organizer of the historic 1963 March…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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U.S. Black Chambers Adds To President Obama’s New Executive Actions On Gun Violence

Chamber calls for policies that protect and support the growth of black-owned enterprises

“The correlation between economic disparity and gun violence is grossly missing from the national conversation…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[DC Report] Obama Unveils New Gun Control Plan

The POTUS has vowed to take executive action to expand gun control laws

President Barack Obama has just unveiled his new gun control plan, promising to take unprecedented…

By Hailey Wallace

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[BE Exclusive] Snoop Dogg Talks Guns, 401(k)s, and How Blacks Can Raise Their Financial Voice

Snoop wants you to unload gun stocks from your portfolio

BE Exclusive: Snoop Dogg talks to Black Enterprise on guns, 401 (k)’s, and how blacks…

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UPDATE: Two Dead In Shooting At Reynolds High School

The investigation into the unnamed shooter has begun.

This marks the 74th shooting since the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary. The children…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Facebook and Instagram Reveal New Rules to Combat Gun Sales

Facebook's new rules will provide a warning and in-app education if users search for the purpose of purchasing illegal firearms

Facebook just announced new rules

By Patrick Austin

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Maureen Dowd Says Obama ‘Has Not Learned How to Govern.’

Do you think Obama is doing all he can to pass gun control?

NY Times Op-Ed columnist says Obama failed gun control

By Makkada B. Selah

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Man Pulls Out BB Gun as Obama’s Motorcade Passes

Man brought into custody after pulling out BB gun during President's Connecticut visit.

Obama was in Connecticut to meet with families who lost loved ones during the Sandy…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Pres. Obama Keeps Low Profile On Campaign For Gun Control

VP Joe Biden White House is the mouthpiece on gun control, for now.

Will Obama get something passed?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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President Obama Fires a Gun in Newly Released Photo

Obama says he engages in skeet shooting all the time

White House releases a photo of President Obama discharging a shotgun

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Teach a Child How to Shoot, the Answer to School Shootings?

Is creating a gun safety course a good or bad idea?

The “South Carolina Gun Safety Program” is a proposed bill by Republican Senator Lee Bright.

By Sasha King

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CEO: “I Will Start Killing People if Obama Introduces Tighter Gun Control”

CEO calls Obama a "dictator," posts a ranting video online

One CEO says he’s willing to go to outrageous lengths to protect his right to…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Beyonce, Chris Rock and Others Star in Gun Control Video

Celebrities are joining the fight for gun control legislation

A nonprofit organization fighting for gun control laws, has asked stars Beyonce, Chris Rock,…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

BP claims administrator pledges easier compensation process; Gun control laws weakened

Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, regaled and reassured lawmakers Wednesday that…

By Joyce Jones

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