Gun Reform

Reasonable gun reforms or continued slaughter? Republicans are choosing the latter

By Patrick Zarcone / December 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Reasonable gun reforms or continued slaughter? Republicans are choosing the latter

We talk about gun violence in America as if it’s some sort of incurable sickness, but the truth is that it’s not. The problem is that Republicans are dedicated to ensuring almost anyone can get a weapon of war.

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NCGOP ignores Democrats’ calls for common-sense gun safety laws in wake of Raleigh mass shooting

By Patrick Zarcone / October 28, 2022 / Comments Off on NCGOP ignores Democrats’ calls for common-sense gun safety laws in wake of Raleigh mass shooting

It’s not a club that any city or its residents want to be a part of, but on Oct. 13 Raleigh joined the list of places in America where innocent people were gunned down at random – this time it was in a neighborhood. It’s one thing to hear about America’s mass shootings on the…

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Amid Growing List of Mass Shootings, Democrats Advocate for Gun Safety

By Alanna Joyner / June 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Amid Growing List of Mass Shootings, Democrats Advocate for Gun Safety

In a proclamation released Friday, Governor Roy Cooper marked June 3 as Gun Violence Awareness Day in an effort to raise awareness and remember the lives of those lost to gun violence. With 251 mass shootings in just the sixth month of 2022, communities, advocates, and Democrats across the country are demanding gun safety laws…

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As nation mourns recent mass shooting, Lt. Governor Mark Robinson sides with pro-gun rhetoric

By Alanna Joyner / May 31, 2022 / Comments Off on As nation mourns recent mass shooting, Lt. Governor Mark Robinson sides with pro-gun rhetoric

On the heels of horrific mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, Laguna Woods, California and Uvalde, Texas, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson attended the NRA annual convention as a keynote speaker. Despite North Carolinians demanding accountability, Robinson was among several extremist Republicans touting pro-gun rhetoric just days after 19 children and two adults were…

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Most Americans want stricter gun laws. Republican politicians don’t seem to care

By Alanna Joyner / May 26, 2022 / Comments Off on Most Americans want stricter gun laws. Republican politicians don’t seem to care

Tuesday, May 24 marked the 144th day of 2022, and there have been 214 recorded mass shootings this year alone. A shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 children and two adults, marked the 27th school shooting this year. Following just 10 days after a shooting at a Tops supermarket in…

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NC GOP lawmakers support ‘Second Amendment sanctuaries,’ will attend Va. gun rally

By Alanna Joyner / January 17, 2020 / Comments Off on NC GOP lawmakers support ‘Second Amendment sanctuaries,’ will attend Va. gun rally

Republican state lawmakers showed their support for areas that declare themselves “Second Amendment sanctuaries” ahead of the Virginia gun rally against gun control proposals from the Virginia General Assembly’s new Democratic majority. Fifty members of the North Carolina House Republican caucus, including House Speaker Tim Moore, signed a letter circulated last Tuesday during the legislature’s…

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March For Our Lives to rally in Durham this weekend

By Eleanore Wood / August 20, 2017 / Comments Off on March For Our Lives to rally in Durham this weekend

Federal legislative change takes a long time, but 100 Americans are dying from gun violence every single day. That’s why we must push powerful and influential voices — who do not reside in gerrymandered Congressional districts — to do everything they can to build safer communities with fewer guns.  That’s why gun safety groups March…

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