Pope Francis on Wednesday said he was "heartbroken" by the shooting at a school in Texas that killed at least 19 children and two teachers, calling for greater controls on weapons. The crowd in St. Peter's Square for his weekly general audience applauded his appeal, made a day after worst school shooting in the United … Continue reading Pope Francis ‘traumatized’ by Texas school shooting, calls for gun control
The world's largest asset management firm, BlackRock (BLK), has revealed plans to create new investment funds that will exclude firearm makers and retailers despite it's indirect holdings as a major shareholder in gun manufacturers Sturm Ruger (RGR), American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) and Vista Outdoor (VSTO). BlackRock also said it is asking gun makers and retailers … Continue reading World’s largest asset management firm to offer gun-free investment funds
A sporting goods chain has confirmed that it sold two firearms to the man who shot up a church in a tiny South Texas community, killing 26 people. Image: Devin Kelley In a statement posted on the company’s social media, Katy, Texas-based Academy Sports & Outdoors confirmed that Devin Patrick Kelley bought the weapons from two … Continue reading ‘Texas shooter passed background check,’ gun store claims
A heartless gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people and wounding 20. With the unfortunate normalcy of mass shootings in the U.S., the aftermath usually involves a polarized debate between foregoing politics while the nation heals, and, quite literally, jumping the gun on gun control reform. With each mass shooting … Continue reading Barack Obama’s statement on Texas Church Shooting
Educators and other full-time staffers at Tennessee's public state universities and colleges will soon be able to carry handguns on campus after Governor Bill Haslam allowed a bill to become law on Monday without his signature. The bill that the Republican governor allowed to become law had little opposition in both houses, easily passing 69-24 in the House and 28-5 in the Senate last month. The law will … Continue reading TENNESSEE, USA TO ALLOW GUNS ON CAMPUSES.