gun violence

Beto Asks Banks to Boycott Gun Industry

Says 'credit cards have enabled' mass shootings

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Thursday called on big banks and other financial institutions to cut off business with gun companies in an effort to bankrupt them.

South Bend Faced Another Violent Weekend on Buttigieg’s Watch

16-year-old killed as about 130 shots were fired around the city

A 16-year-old high school student was fatally shot and others were injured during another violent weekend in South Bend, Ind., continuing an upward trend of violent crime during the tenure of Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is campaigning for the Democratic nomination for president.

Trump Admin. Preps Proposal to Execute Mass Shooters Faster

Plan will form part of gun control bill after Congress returns

The Trump administration has prepared draft legislation to expedite capital cases against mass shooters, it announced Monday. Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, told reporters to expect the legislation as part of a larger gun control proposal from the White House, Fox News reports. The total legislative package is expected after Congress returns from its August recess on September 9th.

Elizabeth Warren Calls on Walmart to Cease Gun Sales

'The weapons they sell are killing their own customers and employees'

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) called on Walmart to end its practice of selling guns in a tweet posted Friday morning. The move comes in the wake of two mass shootings last weekend that increased calls for gun control.