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By Chabeli Herrera on December 24th, 2013 | Last updated: December 18, 2013 at 8:36 am
Even in Florida counties with the highest gun permits, only few criminal cases in those counties were related to the stand your ground law.
By Mia Jones on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm
Activists have moved a planned nationwide pro-gun rights event from the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings to the day after.
By Ashira Morris on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 3:47 pm
A year ago Tuesday, Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman, a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman, in Sanford. Martin died, and a national conversation shifted to self-defense policy, neighborhood watches and racial tensions.
By Cameron Taylor on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm
Since Friday’s shooting in Newtown, Conn., lawmakers and residents across the country are now bringing up the issue of gun control in schools. The tragedy has school and law enforcement officials reconsidering safety plans for emergencies.
By Chris Peralta on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:14 am
Dennis Baxley and Chuck Chestnut offer their thoughts on Friday’s Connecticut shooting and possible increased gun control measures that could result.
By Luis Giraldo on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 28, 2012 at 10:46 am
The increase in gun permit requests may indicate people’s uncertainties about the economy, said some gun supporters. The increase happened the day after the November elections.