FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2019, file photo Giffords Law Center Senior Policy Advisor David Chipman speaks at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on assault weapons on Capitol Hill in Washington. (The Biden administration is expected to nominate Chipman, a former federal agent and adviser at the gun control group Giffords, to be director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Biden Nominates Gun Control Advocate as ATF Director, Pushes New Exec Orders
  • 8 April 2021
Biden has faced increasing pressure to act after a recent series of mass shootings, but...
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Girl, 11, Brings AR-15 to Idaho Hearing on Gun Legislation
  • 24 February 2020
An 11-year-old girl toting a loaded AR-15 assault weapon appeared at a legislative hearing with...
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Did Vermont Outlaw Anyone Under Age 21 from Owning a Cellphone?
  • 10 January 2020
Any legislator can write legislation, but that doesn't mean it will become law.
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Does ‘AR’ in AR-15 Stand for ‘Assault Rifle’?
  • 9 September 2019
A frequent misconception centers on what the term "AR-15" literally means.
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Does This Video Show an Armed Robber Shot by Every Customer in a Store?
  • 5 November 2018
A video showing multiple people pulling their guns and shooting an armed robber is often...
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Guns Send over 8,000 US Kids to ER Each Year, Analysis Says
  • 29 October 2018
In a study looking at data from 2006-14, serious gun injuries including many from assaults...
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Judge Blocks Online Plans for Printing Untraceable 3D Guns
  • 27 August 2018
U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik extended a temporary restraining order, and his new decision will...
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Is This a 1950s Women’s Magazine Ad for a Handgun to Shoot ‘Depraved Creeps’?
  • 6 August 2018
A vintage women's magazine advertisement for a Colt Cobra revolver for use against 'that strange,...
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Outside of L.L. Bean, Inc. headquarters.
Is L.L. Bean Refusing to Hire Registered Gun Owners?
  • 25 June 2018
A "satirical" blog used a fake meme to gin up outrage by attempting to link...
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What Does the Effect of a Bullet Fired From an AR-15 Look Like?
  • 15 June 2018
Photographs shared widely on social media offer an incomplete explanation of the kinds of damage...
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Is State Farm Denying Insurance to Gun Owners?
  • 31 May 2018
Both the company and an insurance expert refuted online anecdotes painting the company as hostile...
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AR-15 rifles on a shelf.
Were AR-15s Used in Every Major Mass Shooting in the United States After Aurora?
  • 18 May 2018
An attempt to link the rifle to several major mass attacks circulated widely online in...
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