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NY man destroys his AR-15 rifle to honor Florida shooting victims

(NEWS10) – Scott Pappalardo of Scotchtown, N.Y. owned an AR-15 rifle for over 30 years. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting he posted this video over the weekend. He destroyed his gun, cutting it into three pieces, with the … Continue reading

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In wake of Florida school murders, 9-year-olds in Missouri are raffling off an assault rifle

To be clear, in the wake of this nation’s most recent AR-15-assisted school murders, third graders in Neosho, Missouri, did not decide to hold a fundraising raffle awarding an AR-15 assault rifle to some lucky town citizen. It was the … Continue reading

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NRA defends grant to Parkland shooting suspect’s rifle team, lashes out at critics

On Friday, the Associated Press reported that the NRA had donated over $10,000 in equipment to a four-person marksmanship team at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The small team included Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with murdering 17 people with … Continue reading

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Kids auctioning off AR-15 rifle following latest mass shooting

A third grade baseball team is the latest to raffle off an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, just days after the very same weapon killed 17 people in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The 9-and-under baseball team from … Continue reading

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'I will be the change': Man's post on turning in assault rifle after Parkland shooting goes viral

Ben Dickmann, a conservative white man in Florida who owns guns, is sick of simply offering thoughts and prayers after every American mass shooting. In a very lengthy Facebook post yesterday, Dickmann shared he knows more needs to be done—especially by … Continue reading

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Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

(AP) – The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, part of a multimillion-dollar effort by the gun group to … Continue reading

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The NRA donated $10,000 to help train the Parkland shooting suspect to use a rifle

Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who charged with murdering 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, honed his marksmanship skills in a school program supported by the NRA. Cruz was, according to the Associated Press, a member of the school’s four-person varsity marksmanship team, … Continue reading

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The Controversy Surrounding the AR-15 Rifle Used In Florida Mass Shooting

Calls by state and local officials in Florida on Thursday to move forward on gun-control legislation run up against the fact that the AR-15-style assault rifle used in a school shooting that killed 17 people is “the most popular rifle … Continue reading

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