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Apr 26, 2019
Russian operative Maria Butina sentenced to 18 months in prison for role in influence campaign in US politicsThe leader of a small Russian gun rights group, Maria Butina used her ties to the NRA firearms lobby to build a network of powerful Republican contacts.
Sep 10, 2018
Maria Butina trial: US backtracks on accusations that Russian spy suspect offered sex for access to National Rifle AssociationFederal prosecutors are backtracking on their allegation that Maria Butina, a Russian woman accused of working as a secret agent offered to trade sex for access, according to a Justice Department court filing.
Jul 18, 2018
Who Is America? review: Sacha Baron Cohen's new satire does not 'make benefit' his once glorious careerRetaining the inflammatory nature of his previous work, Sacha Baron Cohen updates his tried-and-tested formula to include 2018 America's ideological polarities in Who Is America?
Feb 25, 2018
Florida school shooting: Governor Rick Scott backs law to raise minimum age for buying guns to 21Florida Governor Rick Scott, a loyal ally of the US gun lobby under mounting pressure to act in the aftermath of last week’s deadly mass shooting, urged state lawmakers on Friday to tighten access to firearms for young people and the mentally disturbed.
Feb 15, 2018
'Sunshine State' or 'Gunshine State': Florida leads in handing out more gun permits than any US stateDubbed the "Sunshine State" for its sun-soaked climate, Florida is also ironically branded the "Gunshine State," a place where firearms are easy to come by — especially for perpetrators of violence.
Nov 30, 2017
US House committee approves GOP bill to expand gun owners' rights, Democrats fear danger to public safetyA key House committee on Wednesday approved a Republican bill to expand gun owners' rights, the first gun legislation since mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas killed more than 80 people.
Dec 04, 2016
Gun-rights backers vow to 'go on offense' during Donald Trump yearsFirearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.
Aug 11, 2016
Hillary Clinton accuses rival Donald Trump of inciting violenceDemocratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said that her Republican rival, Donald Trump incited violence when he said gun rights supporters could stop her from winning.
Jun 18, 2016
Orlando nightclub attack could have been prevented if patrons were armed: Donald TrumpThe Republican party's presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump, defended his stance on gun rights and immigration at a rally in Houston.
Jun 14, 2016
Orlando massacre and the issue of guns: What's the next POTUS' take?In the wake of the massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida — that claimed 50 lives, US presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump made statements that were expectedly as different as chalk and cheese