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Here’s How Many Lives Were Taken in Just 8 Armed Attacks in Gun Free Zones

Calls for more gun control almost always follow a public crime or terror attack in which the attacker–or attackers–use a gun. Yet many of the most infamous attacks take place in gun free zones–places where law-abiding citizens disarm themselves to comply with the rules while criminals take advantage of disarmed masses and open fire.

AP/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher

Dem Senators Call for More Gun Show Regulations in Wake of Lafayette

Less than a week after John Russell Houser allegedly opened fire inside a Grand Theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), called on their colleagues to join together and pass more regulations on gun shows.

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