Tag: Everytown for Gun Safety

Even Before the Tears Stopped, She Took Action

ImageLori Alhadeff has become a fighter since her daughter, Alyssa, was killed in Parkland, Fla., last year.CreditDamon Winter/The New York Times The hours and days and weeks after her 14-year-old daughter, Alyssa, was killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are a blur. But some things Lori Alhadeff […]

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On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back

DES MOINES — Democrats running for president have engaged in bitter disputes this year over topics like health care, immigration and criminal justice. But after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, jolted the nation earlier this month, the field of 2020 contenders seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control […]

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Gun Issues, Long at the Fringe, Now Loom Large for Democratic Candidates

WASHINGTON — For the first time in two decades, Democratic presidential candidates are engaged in a politically fraught debate on gun-control policy as campaigns and advocacy groups assess the nation’s evolving views of an issue long considered a land mine for the left. In recent weeks, Senator Cory Booker called for a national gun license […]

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