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  • Mass shootings in America rarely lead to political change, but they often do result in a brief spike in support for gun control.

  • Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, used the trending hashtag #ThanksgivingWeek to call on parents to inquire about guns in homes where their child may be visiting this year.

  • Republicans and Democrats have found gun legislation both sides agree on.

  • Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords's gun control group released a report on Wednesday warning of the dangers of muzzle loading rifles, a number of other firearms, and some firearms accessories and calling for new gun control measures targeting the devices.

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  • In the wake of the heinous Las Vegas shooting, the medical politicians of the American Medical Association and the public health establishment — which is to the left side of politics on just about any topic even remotely related to medicine — have .

  • The recent mass shootings in California and Texas that killed a total of more than 30 people were committed by men who should not have been able to obtain firearms, highlighting the difficulty of preventing people who want guns from getting them.

  • Public recognition of these statistics would begin to shift the narrative of the NRA as impenetrable.

  • At a news conference Monday in Uniondale with Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas and gun control activists, Gillibrand said she would reintroduce the Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act.

  • The cases raise concerns for both gun control advocates and those who favor less-restrictive laws on gun ownership: No one wants mass shootings to happen, but how can firearms be kept out of the hands of people who should not have them while preserving .