February 24, 2020
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Gun reform and news in the States
- Road rage in Maine leads to shots fired.
- New Hampshire man sentenced for gun trafficking in Massachusetts.
- Alabama lawmaker proposes conceal carry permit database.
- In Virginia, an armed gun owner stalks a state legislator at his home.
- A bill in Virginia to help curb suicide by gun advances.
- In Texas, a high school vice principal left her gun in the bathroom.
National News & The Gun Industry
- CDC opens research grant applications for firearm-related violence.
- A new study shows higher gun ownership correlates to lethal police force.
- The silent epidemic of guns in America is suicide.
- Children in rural regions carry handguns as young as 11 years old.
- Filmmaker Spike Lee targets the NRA.
February gun violence reported to-date increased 20% from January.
In Boston, incidents have more than doubled. The month is not over yet.