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After Parkland, States Acted on Guns, Congress Didn’t

State legislatures passed 76 gun control laws in the past year, including bans on bump stocks, caps on magazine sizes, minimum-age requirements for buying guns and expanded background checks. Congress didn’t act last year and is not likely to pass any measures this year.

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Guns Kill More Young People Than Road Accidents: Study

Firearm violence is “shattering” the younger generation, and is second only to drug overdoses as the leading killer of individuals between 15-29, according to a report by the Center on American Progress, Some 820 youths have been victims of gunfire so far this year alone.

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NY Bans Guns For Domestic Abusers

New York’s new law barring anyone convicted of domestic abuse from owning firearms will save lives, says Gov. Andrew Cuomo. He signed the legislation April 24 in a public ceremony that doubled as a platform to attack federal inaction on gun violence.

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Some New Faces Join Gun Crusade; Others Blow Up Yetis

In a shift that could have political implications, some gun owners have become firm supporters of gun control measures. Meanwhile, others are blowing up their Yeti coolers, prompted by an NRA blast claiming that the firm was ending its discount for members of the group. Yeti said the NRA had gone off half-cocked.

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