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Conservatives Use Image of Emma González to Perpetuate Myth of Second Amendment Attack

Conservatives Use Image of Emma González to Perpetuate Myth of Second Amendment Attack

“The fact that we even have to clarify this is proof of how democracy continues to be fractured by people who manipulate and fabricate the truth,” said Phillip Picardi, chief content officer for Teen Vogue.

Celebrity Cash, Kudos Boost 'March for Our Lives' Gun Control Campaign

Celebrity Cash, Kudos Boost ‘March for Our Lives’ Gun Control Campaign

"This is their moment," said Oprah Winfrey. "They are the new young warriors of the light."

Sandy Hook dad: Florida students' vote threat is gun safety 'sea change'

Sandy Hook Dad: Florida Students Are Powering a Gun Safety ‘Sea Change’

"Don't forget, these kids are going to be voting soon. This is really a wave of sea change that we are witnessing," said Mark Barden, whose son Daniel was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

'ENOUGH': U.S. student walkout sends message on gun violence

‘ENOUGH’: Nationwide Student Walkout Sends Message on Gun Violence

Students from more than 3,000 schools and groups joined the walkouts, many with the backing of their school districts, according to the event's organizers.

Empty Shoes, Empty Schools: Gun Law Activists Plan Two Days of Theater

Empty Shoes, Empty Schools: Gun Law Activists Plan Two Days of Theater

A makeshift memorial made up of 7,000 pairs of shoes will take shape on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.

NRA Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Florida Gun Safety Bill

NRA Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Florida Gun Safety Bill

The NRA argued that the bill signed into law by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday is invalid under the Second and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

Florida school shooting victim files legal notice to sue local government

Florida School Shooting Victim Files Legal Notice to Sue Local Government

The lawsuit would be the first for the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Florida Senate Rejects Ban on Assault Weapons, Votes to Arm Teachers

Florida Senate Rejects Ban on Assault Weapons, Votes to Arm Teachers

The vote was 20-17 against the assault weapon ban, with two Republicans joining all of the senate's 15 Democrats in support of the proposal.

Kroger Joins Walmart, Dick's, Raises Minimum Age for Gun Buyers to 21

Kroger Joins Walmart, Dick’s, Raises Minimum Age for Gun Buyers to 21

Kroger becomes the third major U.S. retailer to set restrictions that are tougher than government regulations.

Walmart Joins Dick's Sporting Goods in Raising Age to Buy Guns

Walmart Joins Dick’s Sporting Goods in Raising Age to Buy Guns

Walmart said that "in light of recent events" it was raising the age for purchasers of firearms and ammunition to 21 from 18.

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What Companies Have Ditched the NRA?

A look at the companies that refuse to stay silent.

Georgia Lawmaker Threatens to Kill Delta State Tax Breaks over NRA Boycott

Georgia Lawmaker Threatens to Kill Delta State Tax Breaks over NRA Boycott

"I will kill any tax legislation that benefits @Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with @NRA," Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, a Republican, wrote on Twitter.

Florida Sheriff's Office Could be Sued over Deputy's Inaction: Experts

Florida Sheriff’s Office Could be Sued over Deputy’s Inaction: Experts

The deputy's failure to enter the school during the shooting has added to criticism of law enforcement officials over warnings that accused shooter Nikolas Cruz posed a threat.

companies snub NRA after Florida high school shooting

Companies Snub NRA

The second-deadliest shooting at a U.S. public school has revived the long-running national debate over gun rights and brought the NRA back under renewed scrutiny.

Prestigious Colleges Won't Reject Students who Protest Guns

Prestigious Colleges Won’t Reject Students who Protest Guns

More than 40 universities, including Yale, Brown, Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have issued statements supporting prospective scholars who may heed the calls of the Parkland survivors and risk school disciplinary action by joining protests.

Florida Students Take on NRA, Set Eyes on Midterm Elections

Florida Students Take on NRA, Set Eyes on Midterm Elections

The students' movement is forcing donors to cut funding to the NRA and pressuring lawmakers to stop taking money from the politically influential gun rights group.

Easy fixes to school security prove elusive after Florida shooting

Easy Fixes to School Security Prove Elusive after Florida Shooting

Two weeks before a gunman fatally shot 17 people at a Florida high school, Bill Lee, the president of the state's school administrators association, warned that Florida's schools were vulnerable to just such an attack.

Corporate America under pressure to cut ties with NRA

Corporate America Under Pressure to Cut Ties with NRA

The hashtag #BoycottNRA was the number one trending topic on Twitter on Friday morning.

Armed Deputy Who Failed to Confront Gunman at Florida School Resigns

Armed Deputy Who Failed to Confront Gunman at Florida School Resigns

"What I saw was a deputy arrive at the west side of Building 12, take up a position and he never went in," Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said.

NRA Spokeswoman: Media Loves ‘Crying White Mothers’

NRA Spokeswoman: Media Loves ‘Crying White Mothers’

The NRA’s agenda has always involved racism — here’s where they miss the mark about Chicago and sanctuary cities.

NRA chief slams anti-gun 'elites' after Florida school massacre

NRA Chief Slams Anti-gun ‘Elites’ after Florida School Massacre

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer condemned LaPierre's comments and said the NRA was "once again spewing pathetic, out of touch ideas, blaming everything but guns."

'Laws have failed,' say Florida survivors in push to limit gun sales

‘Laws Have Failed,’ Say Florida Survivors in Push to Limit Gun Sales

"If we had stricter gun control, we would not have lost 17 lives," Florence Yared, a survivor of the Florida shooting, told reporters after meeting with state lawmakers.

Florida rally to ban assault-style weapons set for Wednesday

Florida Rally to Ban Assault-style Weapons Set for Wednesday

The Republican-controlled Florida House of Representatives has rebuffed a bid to bring up a bill to block sales of assault-style rifles in the state.