Tag: Firearms

In 7 Days and 3 Protests, the Nation’s Divisions on Glaring Display

WASHINGTON — They came blowing whistles. They came carrying signs. They came dressed as handmaids. They came holding military-style rifles. They were Americans protesting over the past week, and the events that attracted them — the Women’s March on Saturday, a pro-gun rally in Virginia on Monday and Friday’s anti-abortion march in Washington — provided […]

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Juice WRLD Cause of Death: Autopsy Shows Rapper Died of Accidental Overdose

Juice WRLD, who rapped about his struggles with substance abuse and achieving meteoric success, died of an accidental drug overdose during a December drug raid at Midway Airport in Chicago, a medical examiner ruled on Wednesday. The rapper, whose real name was Jarad A. Higgins, died on Dec. 8 as a result of oxycodone and […]

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The Iconic Man With a Gun Is a White Man

RICHMOND, Va. — Around 22,000 people came here on Monday to protest potential new restrictions on guns under consideration by the new Democratic majority in the General Assembly. Most of the protesters were outside the grounds of the State Capitol, and most appeared to be carrying weapons: handguns, shotguns, carbines and semiautomatic rifles. There were […]

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T.S.A. Finds Record Number of Guns at Airports in 2019

The Transportation Security Administration caught more firearms at airport checkpoints in 2019 than in any other year since it was created in 2001, the agency said Wednesday, as part of a steady uptick that its leader called “deeply troubling.” The agency said that it found 4,432 firearms last year in carry-on bags or carried by […]

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