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Nov. 15, 2017

California congressman on Tuesday’s deadly school shooting: “I hope we would do more”

Lieu told 'Mic' the deadly shooting in northern California illustrates the need for bail reform.

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Nov. 8, 2017

Mic Wakeup: How domestic violence and bad paperwork can lead to mass shootings

It's Wednesday, Nov. 8. Here are three stories you need to read.
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Nov. 6, 2017

Domestic violence is a link among most mass shooters — but America continues to ignore it

The alleged shooter in Sutherland Springs, Texas, had a history of domestic violence — continuing a familiar pattern.
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Nov. 6, 2017

In the wake of deadly church shooting, Texas attorney general calls for more guns in churches

The NRA-backed argument that the only solution to a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun has been challenged by experts and academics.
Nov. 6, 2017

Trump calls Texas shooting mental health issue after making buying guns easier for the mentally ill

Trump said the shooting at a church in Texas is a "a mental health problem at the highest level." But Trump made it easier for the mentally ill to buy guns.
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Nov. 1, 2017

Las Vegas one month later: Whatever happened to bipartisan efforts to regulate bump stocks?

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, a ban on bump stocks was something on which both Republicans and Democrats could agree. But a month later, it doesn't look like such an easy fix.

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Oct. 7, 2017

Here’s how big business created America’s gun culture — and how powerful lobbyists maintained it

The mass shooting in Las Vegas has once again brought America's gun culture under scrutiny.
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Oct. 5, 2017

A gun-owning military veteran explains why she supports more gun control laws

She's been shooting guns since she was 6 years old. Here's why she wants new regulations.
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Oct. 4, 2017

Bump stocks were supposedly made for disabled people. That’s not how they’re actually being used.

The deadly attachment, which mimics an automatic weapon, is coming under new scrutiny in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting.
Oct. 4, 2017

Senator introduces bill to ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic guns to fire more rapidly

The bill comes in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which the gunman used bump stocks to fire more rapidly, allowing him to kill at least 59 people in a short amount of time.
Oct. 4, 2017

One position Trump has been remarkably consistent on is gun control — and he’s not in favor of it

What has Trump said about guns and gun control over the years?

Oct. 3, 2017

Ryan says mental health reform can stop shootings — yet GOP eased gun laws for mentally ill people

“There were people whose rights were being infringed," Paul Ryan said about why the GOP nixed a rule that allowed people with severe mental illnesses to buy guns.
Oct. 3, 2017

Trump says police response to Las Vegas shooting was “a miracle”

"What happened in Las Vegas is, in many ways, a miracle. The police department has done such an incredible job," Trump said.
Oct. 2, 2017

Nancy Pelosi pens open letter to Paul Ryan urging him to take action following Las Vegas massacre

“Congress has a moral duty to address this horrific and heartbreaking epidemic [of gun violence],” Pelosi wrote.
Oct. 2, 2017

Here’s where Nevada’s members of Congress stand on guns following Las Vegas shooting massacre

Mic will monitor congressional response to the historically gruesome massacre in Nevada, keeping an eye on the lawmakers elected by the people of that state.
Oct. 2, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting: Why Smith & Wesson and other gun stocks’ prices rise after mass shootings

Las Vegas and RGR, AOBC, SWHC, VSTO and OLN: Stock prices of publicly-traded gun companies went up on Monday, following Sunday's deadly shooting. Here's why and what you should know.

Oct. 2, 2017

In the wake of deadliest shooting in modern US history, GOP pushes bill to deregulate gun silencers

A vote on an NRA-backed gun deregulation bill is scheduled for later this week.
Oct. 2, 2017

Trump calls Las Vegas shooting an “act of pure evil” but doesn’t call for action

Trump called for unity and prayers in a brief speech, but did not offer any calls to action after a gunman carried out the worst mass shooting in American history.
Aug. 7, 2017

Why did ‘The Dark Tower’ flop so hard at the box office?

Unfortunately, it seems Idris Elba isn't quite enough to sell a movie to mainstream audiences yet.
July 16, 2017

The Women’s March is now taking on gun control. It could be a huge mistake.

Gun control has never proven to stem the tide of gun violence. But it does lose Democrats elections.
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July 3, 2017

Florida judge rules part of “Stand Your Ground” law unconstitutional

Judge Milton Hirsch ruled that a change to the law making it harder to prosecute shooters violated "constitutional separation of powers."

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July 2, 2017

Police charge David Desper with murder of Bianca Roberson after dayslong manhunt

Chester County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney Tom Hogan said the shooting was "a savage and senseless murder."
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July 1, 2017

Henry Bello, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital shooter, may have had a history of sexual misconduct

Bello was convicted of unlawful imprisonment for assaulting a woman in 2004.
June 18, 2017

Bernie Sanders says Alexandria shooting seems to be tied to suppression of free speech

"Every American has got to stand up against any form of violence," Sanders said on CBS News' 'Face the Nation.'
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June 15, 2017

'Hot Mic' podcast: Alexandria shooting, London apartment fire, new U.S. poet laureate

Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Thursday.
June 14, 2017

Shooting at congressional baseball practice lays bare national divide on gun control

The early morning attack pitted calls for unity against a visceral battle over gun rights and control.

June 14, 2017

Watch 2011 footage of the Alexandria shooter talking at an Occupy Wall Street event

"The 99% are getting pushed around," alleged shooter James Hodgkinson told a St. Louis news station.
June 12, 2017

One year after Pulse shooting, a majority of Americans want stronger gun control measures

The poll found likely voters want gun control measures to go beyond just expanding background checks.
June 12, 2017

GOP is quietly trying to tack protections for firearm silencers onto a natural resources bill

One year after the Pulse nightclub shooting, Republican House members want to end background check requirements for purchasing silencers.
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April 11, 2017

Trump tweeted the day after the Tennessee bus crash, but has been silent on San Bernardino

The president's Twitter feed has remained noticeably silent about Monday's shooting at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California.