Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Gun Violence Prevention
Far from a Trainwreck: When a Senator and a Comedian Join Forces
Posted on Wednesday August 05, 2015
I remember going to a movie for the first time after the Aurora shooting. I don’t remember what movie I saw, but I do remember a strong desire to sit in the back row, so that if there were gunfire, I would be facing the right direction to see what was going on. When I […]
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The House Takes a Step towards Banning Guns for Domestic Abusers
Posted on Monday July 27, 2015
Last week, Congress moved closer to passing legislation preventing domestic abusers and stalkers from purchasing or possessing guns, as Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI-12) and Rep. Robert Dold (R-IL-10) introduced the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act (H.R. 3130). The bipartisan bill would close a loophole in federal law that allows some perpetrators of domestic violence […]
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The Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act would close dangerous loopholes that still allow some convicted domestic abusers and stalkers to access firearms, putting victims of domestic abuse at risk.
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