What Gun Regulations Have States Passed Since the Parkland, Florida Shooting?

As the body count amasses after each shooting, some states have finally begun to take action to quell this disturbingly violent trend, while a few other states have actually moved to loosen restrictions on gun ownership. Here is a look at some of the actions states have been taking (and not taking) in response to the gun violence debate.

What Is the ‘Boyfriend Loophole’? Oregon Passes Law Keeping Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

On Monday, March 5, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a bill into law that prevents domestic abusers and those with restraining orders against them from purchasing or owning guns. The new law expands those who are subject to the prohibition beyond just spouses to include “intimate partners,” thus closing the “boyfriend loophole” which allowed domestic abusers who were not married to their … Continued

WATCH: Governor Jay Inslee Confronts Donald Trump on His Plan to Arm Teachers

During a meeting between President Donald Trump and state governors at the White House on Monday, Washington State’s Democratic Governor Jay Inslee challenged Trump on the idea of arming teachers. Washington Gov. Inslee to Trump: "I've listened to the first grade teachers that don't want to be pistol-packing first grade teachers… We need to listen … Continued

After the Parkland Shooting, NY Daily News Trolls Republicans on Twitter for Accepting NRA Money

In response to the Parkland, Florida school shooting on Wednesday in which at least 17 people were killed, the New York Daily News is giving Republicans hell for continuing to accept money from the National Rifle Association. The NY Daily News took to Twitter to chastise the GOP on their profiteering off mass murder, as … Continued

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