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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Gun control advocates are cheering a new change in the credit card industry that they say could help prevent gun violence. This week, credit card companies… Read More
Three years after the Dayton shooting, Whaley calls out DeWine for ‘cowardly inaction’ on gun violence
DAYTON, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Nan Whaley, Democratic candidate for Ohio governor, said there’s a clear difference between her and Republican incumbent Mike DeWine when it comes to the… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — On one level, it’s almost impossible to put a dollar figure on lives shattered by gun violence or to try to measure the pain of having… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The overwhelming majority of gun owners are in favor of universal background checks, of raising the minimum age to buy guns to 21 and so-called “red… Read More
CLEVELAND, Ohio (ideastream) — Officially, the new docket in Administrative Judge Brendan Sheehan’s Cuyahoga County courtroom is called the violence intervention program. Unofficially, it’s the gun docket. Sheehan got into… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Gov. Mike DeWine uses his twice-weekly bully pulpit to detail Ohio’s fight against the coronavirus, the Republican chief executive has also continued his so-far unsuccessful crusade… Read More
Mayors are actively lobbying state lawmakers to consider a package of changes to gun laws and mental health policy unveiled by Gov. Mike DeWine in the wake of the Dayton mass shooting… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — A group of researchers in Ohio found that between 2008 and 2018, the state lost hundreds of thousands years of life due to gun violence. The Ohio Alliance… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, had expressed a desire to commit a mass shooting and showed an interest in violent ideology, investigators… Read More
Unfortunately it may not be a coincidence that several mass shooting incidents took place in one week. Research shows perpetrators are often inspired by media coverage of other shootings.
Lawmakers and dozens of opponents to a pro-gun bill squared off in an Ohio House committee over so-called “Constitutional Carry,” HB178, which allows people to carry a concealed weapon without the need for a permit… Read More
Psychologists and the FBI say they are getting a better understanding of the mix of factors that lead some kids to open fire on a classroom. The shooting can be an act of desperation fueled by anger.
Two black men killed by police recently in Alabama and Illinois were mistaken as suspects. Both were armed. Police trainers say there are steps departments can take to help prevent deaths.
Gun culture runs deep in much of the Ohio Valley, where hunting is a revered tradition and the majority of state lawmakers in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia boast “A”… Read More
In a recently released court video, Capt. Matt Hilbrecht of the Marshall County, Kentucky, Sheriff’s office testifies about his interrogation of Gabriel Parker, the 15-year-old accused of a mass shooting at… Read More
The latest data on deaths by gun violence shows how the U.S. ranks among rich nations and lower income countries.