Assault Rifle Coverage
Editorial: DO SOMETHING! Now is the time. Pass common sense bills
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 -- The General Assembly can REALLY "do something" by passing two important bills that mark significant steps toward addressing serious concerns emerging from the weekend shootings. The bills -- House Bills 86 and 454 -- are real solutions, not fads or hunches. They are already working in other states.
Florida may vote on assault weapons ban
Giving voters in Florida a say on banning assault weapons may be on the horizon. Organizers point to several mass shootings, including Parkland and Pulse Nightclub. Now they are raising money to try and get a proposed amendment on the 2020 ballot.
Presbyterian Church USA takes stand on political issues
A denomination not known for controversy is taking stances on issues such as assault weapons, universal health care and President Donald Trump's border wall.
Couples take AR-15s to church ceremony
World Peace and Unification Sanctuary in Pennsylvania believes the AR-15 symbolizes the "rod of iron" in the biblical book of Revelation, and it encouraged couples to bring the weapons to Wednesday's ceremony.