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  1. gun control
    Justice Department to Create New Rule Banning Bump StocksThe Trump administration is going to try to ban the devices without Congress, but may ultimately lose in court.
  2. march for our lives
    The Moving Moment Parkland Student Survivors Arrive at March for Our LivesThe crowd showed overwhelming support for the survivors.
  3. school safety
    School District Gives Students Rocks to Throw at Potential ShootersA Pennsylvania school superintendent said each of his schools’ classrooms have been given five-gallon buckets of rocks to throw at armed intruders.
  4. march for our lives
    Well, Taylor Swift Has at Least One Political Opinion: Gun ControlSwift has donated to the March for Our Lives campaign “to support gun reform.”
  5. march for our lives
    The Parkland Student Survivors Have Taken Over MediaIn the days leading up to the March for Our Lives, they’re everywhere.
  6. Citigroup Issues Gun-Control Rules for Its Clients and Business PartnersCEO Michael Corbat wrote in a memo that the company is trying to “do our part.”
  7. select all
    YouTube Bans Firearms Demos and Instructional VideosA popular subgenre on the video site could be in trouble.
  8. gun-control
    Barron Trump’s School Urges President to Not Give Teachers GunsIt joined other private schools in an ad supporting stricter gun-control measures.
  9. gun control
    This Lawmaker Is Against Arming Teachers Because They’re ‘Ladies’“We don’t need to have a lady teacher in a school that’s got a firearm.”
  10. gun control
    Parkland Shooting Survivor Explains Why Arming Teachers Is ‘Stupid’Emma González slams the proposal to give educators guns.
  11. rebellions
    Teens Already Know How to Overthrow the GovernmentYou would too if you’d grown up reading the Hunger Games.
  12. The House’s Post-Parkland School Safety Bill Ignores GunsLawmakers respond to the massacre with a bill to buy more metal detectors.
  13. national walkout day
    The Most Inspiring Signs From the National School WalkoutSigns about gun-control and memes from the nationwide demonstration.
  14. national walkout day
    Teens Cheer on Bernie Sanders During Surprise Appearance at National Walkout DayVideos show teens screaming wildly and chanting the 76-year-old politician’s name.
  15. national walkout day
    Thousands of Students Will Walk Out of Schools Today to Protest Gun ViolenceWhat to know about the national student walkout.
  16. stoneman shooting
    GOP Candidate Says He’s Sorry for Calling Parkland Student a ‘Skinhead Lesbian’He also said the Parkland student doesn’t count as a “survivor.”
  17. families
    Jared Kushner’s Brother Reportedly Donated $50,000 to Gun-Violence ProtestJoshua Kushner has apparently thrown his support behind March for Our Lives.
  18. gun control
    Eminem Calls Out NRA for Controlling the ‘Puppet’ in iHeartRadio Performance“They love their guns more than our children.”
  19. the national interest
    After Taunting Republicans for Being Afraid of NRA, Trump Gives In to NRAWhy Trump sometimes talks about making bipartisan deals but can never deliver.
  20. After Parkland, Florida Lawmakers Pass First Gun Control Bill in DecadesThe bill would raise the gun-buying age, create a three-day waiting period for most gun purchases, and give police more power to take guns away.
  21. oscars 2018
    Why Oscar Attendees Will Be Wearing an Orange American Flag on SundayThe fight against gun violence will be making an appearance at this year’s Academy Awards.
  22. parkland shooting
    On the Ground With the Parkland Teens As They Plot Their RevolutionThe strategy sessions that built an anti-gun movement out of trauma in one week.
  23. Study: When NRA Members Meet for Their Convention, Gun Injuries FallA new study finds that when the “good guys with guns” hole up for their annual get-together, America becomes significantly safer.
  24. New York Restaurant Quickly Cancels NRA Fundraiser After BacklashThe event at Gargiulo’s was announced just two weeks after the Parkland school shooting.
  25. Georgia Republicans Punish Delta for Cutting Ties With the NRAThe airline could end up paying an extra $40 million for angering gun-loving lawmakers.
  26. Don’t Worry, Trump’s Relationship With the NRA Is Still ‘Good (Great)’A day after Trump embraced Democratic gun policies, he and an NRA lobbyist exchanged tweets suggesting he’s reverted to GOP orthodoxy.
  27. stoneman shooting
    5 Steps Taken Toward Gun-Control Since the Florida School ShootingFrom new legislation to major brands cutting ties with the NRA.
  28. the national circus
    Frank Rich: A Hopeful New Path for Gun Politics in AmericaIt’s a very good sign that even Trump — in his crude way — is trying to attach himself to gun control.
  29. There Is No ‘Epidemic of Mass School Shootings’And it’s dangerous for progressives to suggest otherwise.
  30. Trump: Take the Guns First. Due Process LaterTrump’s departure from conservative orthodoxy on guns seemed to shock lawmakers. It probably won’t last.
  31. Dick’s Sporting Goods Ends Sales of Assault Rifles and High-Capacity Magazines“We know that this isn’t going to make everyone happy,” CEO Edward Stack said.
  32. GOP Congressional Leaders Ready to Wrap Up 2018 Very SoonCongress will soon find reasons not to act on much of what was supposed to represent its 2018 agenda — other than campaigning for reelection.
  33. Why the GOP Might Finally Pay a Price for Its Pro-NRA ExtremismThe Parkland survivors are changing public opinion, while the 2018 House map is elevating the influence of pro-gun-control suburbanites.
  34. Trump Being Trump Seems to Make Him Less PopularThe GOP has an unusually acute problem in mobilizing a party base that glories in Trumpian outrages, without frightening the rest of the country.
  35. House GOP Floats Tax Credit for Armed Vigilantes Who Prowl SchoolyardsWho needs gun control, when you can use a targeted tax cut to bring random “good guys with guns” onto every campus in America?
  36. Every Gun Policy President Trump Has ProposedSince Parkland, Trump has been musing about various policies to combat gun violence. Here’s every idea he’s endorsed, and what he might actually do.
  37. gun control
    Oprah Compares Parkland Student Activists to the Civil-Rights Movement“That’s the reason I championed it. Because I feel the echoes of the past in the spirit of what they’re trying to achieve.”
  38. the law
    The Second Amendment Is No Barrier to Stricter Gun LawsThe courts have found that even all-out bans on assault-style weapons are in harmony with the right to keep and bear arms.
  39. ‘Gun Control’ Has Outlived Its UsefulnessLiberals should pay more attention to the language around firearm restrictions.
  40. gun control
    The NRA Is Losing Corporate Partners at an Astounding RateMetLife, Hertz, Enterprise, National, Symantec, and Wyndham Hotels have all stopped offering discounts to NRA members.
  41. Trump’s Minor Gun Actions Are Probably All Congress Will AllowThe White House is rolling out tweaks to existing laws, but Republicans in Congress appear resistant to even the mildest gun-control measures.
  42. arm me with
    This Is How Teachers Want to Be ArmedAccording to the new social-media movement among educators, “#ArmMeWith.”
  43. 2.9 Million People Watched CNN’s Town Hall on Gun ViolenceAmerica is very interested in what these student activists have to say.
  44. Trump Thinks We Need Some Kind of ‘Ratings System’ for MoviesWe need some kind of content warning system for video games and movies. If only someone had implemented this before.
  45. On Guns, Liberals Are Flirting With the Politics of Fear. That’s Scary.Exaggerating the prevalence of school shootings could lead to a bigger school-to-prison pipeline and discrimination against the mentally ill.
  46. Activists Seek to Keep Gun-Safety Movement Student-LedGun-control groups and celebrities are offering assistance, but trying not to taint the teens’ grassroots campaign.
  47. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel, Trevor Noah React to Conspiracies About the Parkland SurvivorsLate-night hosts responded to conservative conspiracies that suggest the Parkland, Florida, shooting survivors are just actors.
  48. Every Brutal Marco Rubio Exchange From the CNN Town Hall on Gun ViolenceWhile they gave him credit for showing up, Parkland survivors took apart his talking points on banning assault weapons and accepting NRA money.
  49. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Slams Florida Legislature for Skipping Gun Reform to Tackle Porn“What do you have against teenagers?”
  50. Trump Wants Armed Teachers and Universal Background ChecksIn a “listening session” on gun control, Trump floated some unhinged ideas along with some downright reasonable ones.
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