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RECENT INVESTIGATIONS SHOW THAT IN THE BAY AREA, SOCIAL MEDIA IS PLAYING A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN FIREARMS SALES. ONE POST SHOWED THE MAN WALKING THROUGH A HOME BRANDISHING A GUN WITH A HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINE AND TAPPING AN UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN ON HER BUTTOCKS WITH THE BARREL. IN ANOTHER, HE WAVED A PISTOL LOADED WITH A 50-ROUND DRUM MAGAZINE IN THE AIR WHILE DRIVING A CAR. THEY’RE TWO OF SEVERAL SNAPCHAT POSTS BY ANTHONY REED, A 22-YEAR-OLD NEVADA RESIDENT WHO PROSECUTORS ALLEGE USED THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM TO MARKET WEAPONS IN CALIFORNIA.NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS. NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS.FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES HAVE ATTACKED WALMART FOR SELLING FIREARMS AFTER A FEW EMPLOYEES OF THE BUSINESS GIANT CALLED FOR A WALKOUT BECAUSE THE COMPANY SELLS FIREARMS. BUT AS TWITCHY NOTED, A REPORTER FOR BUSINESS INSIDER DESTROYED THE PERSPECTIVE THE CANDIDATES AND SOME GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES WERE PUSHING BY VISITING WALMART AND DISCOVERING THAT IT IS ANYTHING BUT SIMPLE TO PURCHASE A FIREARM THERE.WALMART CEO DOUG MCMILLON HAS RESPONDED TO A PETITION CALLING ON HIS COMPANY TO STOP SELLING GUNS IN THE WAKE OF TWO MASS SHOOTINGS AT THE RETAILER’S STORES. MCMILLON RESPONDED TO THE PETITION AND E-MAIL, SAYING HE APPRECIATES THAT HE AND THE OTHER SIGNEES CARE ABOUT SAFETY. HE SAID THAT SALES AND PROFIT “ARE NOT DRIVING OUR DECISIONS HERE,” AND THAT THE COMPANY IS CONSIDERING ADDITIONAL STEPS TO REACT TO THE MASS SHOOTING EPIDEMIC. IT MIGHT NOT SURPRISE YOU TO LEARN HE DIDN’T PROMISE TO BAN THE SALE OF GUNS IN HIS STORES. FLORIDA’S TOP GUN LOBBYIST TOOK A SECOND SHOT THURSDAY AT A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT SEEKS TO PREVENT THE POSSESSION AND SALE OF ASSAULT WEAPONS. MARION HAMMER, A LOBBYIST FOR THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND UNIFIED SPORTSMEN OF FLORIDA, APPEARED BEFORE STATE ECONOMISTS FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK TO CLARIFY HER OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSAL SHE CLAIMS WOULD RESULT IN ALL RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS BEING OUTLAWED IN THE STATE.

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CA – GUN CRIME – California arms traffickers used Snapchat to market illegal weapons

Recent investigations show that in the Bay Area, social media is playing a significant role in firearms sales.  One post showed the man walking through a home brandishing a gun with a high-capacity magazine and tapping an unidentified woman on her buttocks with the barrel. In another, he waved a pistol loaded with a 50-round drum magazine in the air while driving a car. They’re two of…

CA – GUN CRIME – Disgruntled employee had arsenal of guns, threatened mass shooting at California hotel, police say

Police in California say a mass shooting may have been prevented when a co-worker reported that a disgruntled employee had threatened to shoot other workers and customers at the hotel. The man, who had several high-powered weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition at his Los Angeles-area home, was arrested Tuesday, police said. Rodolfo Montoya, 37, who was arrested at his home in nearby Huntington Beach, communicated…

Could piecemeal gun control measures have stopped North Philly gunman?

It’s not clear how many weapons 36-year-old gunman Maurice Hill had — or where he got them — when he fired hundreds of rounds Thursday night, injuring at least six police officers in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood.

What is clear is that his extensive criminal history should have prevented Hill from owning a gun.

Police Commissioner Richard Ross…

CA – GUN CRIME – Ex-con who killed California cop used homemade ‘ghost gun’

The semi-automatic assault-style rifle that authorities say an ex-con used to shoot three California Highway Patrol officers Monday — one fatally — was a homemade “ghost gun” designed to skirt the state’s strict ban on such weapons, multiple law enforcement sources told NBC News. It is at least the third semi-automatic assault-style rifle assembled from parts used in a high-profile shooting in California since 2013. The shooter, 49-year-old Aaron Nathaniel…

TX – GUN CRIME – ‘Guns Don’t Kill People, Bullets Do’

The “manifesto” purportedly posted by the shooter accused of last weekend’s mass murder in El Paso, Texas, is in many respects typical of the genre — a dim mix of self-pity, self-aggrandizement and sub-sophomoric musings making a stab in the direction of philosophy. The first section is aptly titled “About Me.” The me-centric Texas man-child also included a section called “Gear,” where he weighs the merits of…

OH – GUN CRIME – Former classmate says Dayton shooter was pro-gun control, ‘definitely leaned to the left’

Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts was a supporter of gun control — with political views that “definitely leaned to the left,” a former classmate says. “He was actually anti-2nd Amendment,” alleged Bellbrook High School alum Will El-Fakir in an interview with the Dayton Daily News. “Definitely not a right-leaning person.” Betts, 4, slaughtered nine people on Sunday — including his own sister — with an AR-style rifle before being killed…

OH – GUN CRIME – Dayton Shooter Used AR-15 Pistol, Smaller Version of Popular Rifle

(Subscription) The gunman who killed nine and wounded at least 27 in Dayton, Ohio, used an AR-15 style pistol in his attack, according to police, a smaller variation on the popular gun that has been used in many of the deadliest mass shootings. The pistol, which has grown in popularity as major gun manufacturers started promoting it in the past few years, has a shorter barrel than an…

TX – GUN CRIME – El Paso attack becomes America’s 250th mass shooting this year (VIDEO)

Two gun attacks in the space of 24 hours have taken the number of mass shootings in America to 250 this year. Shortly after an armoured gunman opened fire near a bar in downtown Dayton, Ohio, adding at least nine more names to the list of dead, the mayor of that city wondered why. In a press conference on Sunday morning, Nan Whaley questioned why her city had to be the…

DC – GUN CRIME – How Can Gun Violence Be Solved? (AUDIO)

NPR’s Michel Martin discusses solutions to gun violence with a panel of experts who work on the issue: nd now we’re going to bring in other voices to talk about their solutions to gun violence in America. Joining us now are Thomas Abt. He’s a researcher who studies gun violence. His most recent book is “Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences Of Urban Violence — And A Bold…

OH – GUN CRIME – Dayton shooter reportedly supported gun control, Elizabeth Warren, and socialism

More information is being reported on Connor Betts, 24, the deceased gunman who shot and killed nine people and wounded 27 others in a mass shooting early Sunday morning. A Twitter account appearing to belong to Betts showed he supported socialist causes and was a supporter of presidential candidate Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, according to Heavy. The Twitter biography reads, “he/him / anime fan / metalhead / leftist /…

FL – GUN CRIME – Dramatic video captures moment gunfire erupts in Westside neighborhood (VIDEO)

One person was shot in what police described as an armed dispute Wednesday afternoon on Jacksonville’s Westside. The shooting happened on Glendas Meadow Drive north of 103rd Street. The Sheriff’s Office said multiple shots were fired, and one person was shot. That person’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. Neighbors told News4Jax it started as an argument between what appeared to be two groups of young people. Erik Avanier spoke to News4Jax…

CA – GUN CRIME – Poway Synagogue Shooter Purchased Weapon from San Diego Gun Store: Warrants (VIDEO)

A San Diego man accused of opening fire at a Poway synagogue apparently purchased his weapon at a local gun store. That information comes from search warrants unsealed Wednesday morning in connection with the investigation. The warrants reveal investigators found a “gun receipt and paperwork” that indicate shooter John Earnest purchased the rifle at “San Diego Guns.” A business by that name is located on Mission Gorge Road. On…

CA – GUN CRIME – Regarding the 1989 Schoolyard Shooting that Prompted California to Ban Assault Weapons

On a Tuesday morning in January 1989, a 24-year-old drifter with a history of run-ins with the law took a semi-automatic rifle and unloaded 106 rounds on a school playground in Stockton, California, killing five children and wounding 29 others, as well as one teacher. The Cleveland Elementary School shooting, as it became known, was an early flashpoint in the gun control debate both because of the weapon…

‘How much louder must we yell?’: Attorney General Becerra talks gun control after Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting (VIDEO)

ABC7 NEWS (KGO.COM) – July 30, 2019 – California has the most proactive gun control laws in the country. The weapon, police say, that was used in the Gilroy shooting could not be sold or transported into California.
It was purchased in Nevada, a state with few gun control laws. So once again, this shooting fell through…

CA – GUN CRIME – The Gilroy shooting is horrible reminder that gun-free zones are a dangerous illusion

Another atrocious shooting over the weekend. Unsurprisingly, it has already led to more calls for gun control. But here’s the grim reality. We’re still waiting to find out details about what might have motivated the animal who committed this heinous crime, but we do know that the victims here had one major factor in common with the victims of so many other mass shootings: They were unarmed. The Gilroy Garlic…

#Guncontrolnow Trends After Gilroy Shooting As People Point Out California Has Some Of The Most Restrictive Firearms Laws (Video Graphic)

NEWSWEEK.COM July 29, 2019 –  Calls for stronger gun control laws in the U.S. have flooded social media after three people were killed and at least 15 others injured in a mass shooting at a food festival in California.

The Gilroy Garlic Festival had been about to draw to a close on Sunday night…

FL – GUN CRIME – 30 guns stolen from Orlando gun range

Law enforcement is looking for four masked suspects who stole 30 guns from an Orlando gun range last week, according to Orange County Sheriff’s Office. The suspects robbed Oakridge Gun Range located at 6160 S Orange Ave. on the morning of July 17, OCSO said. Law enforcement is looking for four masked suspects who stole 30 guns from an Orlando gun range last week, according to Orange…

Mexico, U.S. to step up efforts against firearms smuggling

KVEO.COM July 25, 2019 – Firearms seizures have increased steadily in the past three years along the Southwestern border, but the number of confiscated weapons is tiny compared to how many guns used to commit crimes in Mexico are traced back to the United States.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reports that 185 firearms and 153,498 rounds…

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BREAKING :
RECENT INVESTIGATIONS SHOW THAT IN THE BAY AREA, SOCIAL MEDIA IS PLAYING A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN FIREARMS SALES. ONE POST SHOWED THE MAN WALKING THROUGH A HOME BRANDISHING A GUN WITH A HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINE AND TAPPING AN UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN ON HER BUTTOCKS WITH THE BARREL. IN ANOTHER, HE WAVED A PISTOL LOADED WITH A 50-ROUND DRUM MAGAZINE IN THE AIR WHILE DRIVING A CAR. THEY’RE TWO OF SEVERAL SNAPCHAT POSTS BY ANTHONY REED, A 22-YEAR-OLD NEVADA RESIDENT WHO PROSECUTORS ALLEGE USED THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM TO MARKET WEAPONS IN CALIFORNIA.NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS. NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS.FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES HAVE ATTACKED WALMART FOR SELLING FIREARMS AFTER A FEW EMPLOYEES OF THE BUSINESS GIANT CALLED FOR A WALKOUT BECAUSE THE COMPANY SELLS FIREARMS. BUT AS TWITCHY NOTED, A REPORTER FOR BUSINESS INSIDER DESTROYED THE PERSPECTIVE THE CANDIDATES AND SOME GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES WERE PUSHING BY VISITING WALMART AND DISCOVERING THAT IT IS ANYTHING BUT SIMPLE TO PURCHASE A FIREARM THERE.WALMART CEO DOUG MCMILLON HAS RESPONDED TO A PETITION CALLING ON HIS COMPANY TO STOP SELLING GUNS IN THE WAKE OF TWO MASS SHOOTINGS AT THE RETAILER’S STORES. MCMILLON RESPONDED TO THE PETITION AND E-MAIL, SAYING HE APPRECIATES THAT HE AND THE OTHER SIGNEES CARE ABOUT SAFETY. HE SAID THAT SALES AND PROFIT “ARE NOT DRIVING OUR DECISIONS HERE,” AND THAT THE COMPANY IS CONSIDERING ADDITIONAL STEPS TO REACT TO THE MASS SHOOTING EPIDEMIC. IT MIGHT NOT SURPRISE YOU TO LEARN HE DIDN’T PROMISE TO BAN THE SALE OF GUNS IN HIS STORES. FLORIDA’S TOP GUN LOBBYIST TOOK A SECOND SHOT THURSDAY AT A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT SEEKS TO PREVENT THE POSSESSION AND SALE OF ASSAULT WEAPONS. MARION HAMMER, A LOBBYIST FOR THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND UNIFIED SPORTSMEN OF FLORIDA, APPEARED BEFORE STATE ECONOMISTS FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK TO CLARIFY HER OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSAL SHE CLAIMS WOULD RESULT IN ALL RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS BEING OUTLAWED IN THE STATE.