People holding signs at a gun control activists rally in Nashville, Tenn
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Nashville Attack Renews Calls For Assault Weapons Ban

“The shooting deaths of three children and three adults inside a Nashville school has put further pressure on Congress to look at imposing a ban on so-called assault weapons,” Michael J. Klein writes. “Such a prohibition would be designed cover the types of guns that the suspect legally purchased and used during the March 27, 2023, attack.”

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Former Oath Keeper Reveals Racist, Antisemitic Beliefs Of White Nationalist Group—And Their Plans To Start A Civil War

“The January 6th hearings are making clear that American democracy is increasingly threatened by white nationalists in the Republican Party who are determined to perpetuate disinformation about the 2020 presidential election in order to hold onto power through the same system they deem illegitimate,” Author & Research Scholar Sara Kamali writes.

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The front page of the Uvalde Leader-News with a blacked out page that only says May 24, 2022
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Gun Control Laws Don’t Pass Congress, Despite Majority Public Support And Repeated Outrage

With the carnage in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, N.Y., in May 2022, calls have begun again for Congress to enact gun control. Since the 2012 massacre of 20 children and four staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., legislation introduced in response to mass killings has consistently failed to pass the Senate. Political scientists Monika McDermott and David Jones address why further restrictions never pass, despite a majority of Americans supporting tighter gun control laws.

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