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By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
For more than a year, Florida failed to do national background checks that could have disqualified people from gaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
By Gary Fineout, Associated Press
Today's hearing will include testimony from Heather Gooze, who held a dying stranger in her arms amid the Las Vegas shooting in October. Watch the hearing here.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
If there's a shooting at a school, should educators be prepared to shoot back? Across the country, 15 states already allow concealed carry of some kind in schools, with lawmakers in many more states considering or having recently debated the…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Saher Khan
By Associated Press
The top prosecutors warned that proposals being debated on Capitol Hill "will lead to the death of police officers and civilians, the proliferation of gun traffickers, and acts of terrorism and other mass violence."…
By PBS NewsHour
In 1966, America’s first mass school shooting took place at the University of Texas, Austin, leaving 16 dead. Today, Texas is one of eight states that allows concealed weapons to be carried on public college campuses, prompting vigorous debate. With…
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
Supporters of the campus carry law say its impact is overstated, because most students won't be legally allowed to carry concealed weapons.
Fifty years ago today, a former Marine and engineering student opened fire from atop the clock tower at University of Texas, Austin. Charles Whitman killed more than a dozen and wounded many more. William Brangham speaks with Gregory Fenves, president…
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