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Columbine survivor to share story at March for Our Lives: 'I carry my wounds and use them to help others'
As thousands of students gather across the country this weekend to fight for stricter gun laws, a former student and survivor of the Columbine High School shooting will tell her story at a Texas "March for Our Lives" event this Saturday. Now a teacher herself, Michelle Porter, 37, of Waco, Texas,
Analysis: Will current leaders believe gun lobby fiction or the truth of youth?
In nearly every major political or social movement in the last 100 years, we have seen the youngest generation provide the enthusiasm and energy to accomplish required change. In American history, this youngest generation helps motivate and inspire the older generations, which can serve as mentors
Parkland students join lawmakers and gun safety advocates to call for change ahead of Saturday march
Students who survived the Parkland shooting last month joined with teachers, lawmakers and other stakeholders for a press conference on Capitol Hill today as part of their buildup to this weekend’s March for Our Lives on the National Mall. Parkland student Aalayah Eastmond, who attended with her
Border wall, tunnel tussle hold up sweeping spending bill
President Donald Trump would reap huge budget increase for the military while Democrats would cement wins on infrastructure and other domestic programs if lawmakers can agree on $1.3 trillion government-wide spending bill
Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, killed in confrontation
A teenager with a handgun shot and critically wounded a girl inside a Maryland school and the shooter was killed when a school resource officer confronted him moments after the gunfire erupted
Canada proposes tightening controls on gun sales
Gun retailers in Canada would be required to keep records of firearms inventory and sales for at least 20 years under government legislation introduced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government
What investigators are looking for to crack the Austin 'serial bomber' case
The desperate search for the suspect or suspects who have put Austin residents on edge with a series of explosives is now likely focused on the few clues police have on hand. Fred Milanowski, a special agent in charge for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives who is on the ground
Students: 1 million expected at anti-gun-violence marches
Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month say they expect more than 1 million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations.
AP: Widespread action on gun control in the states unlikely
AP review of state legislation finds the debate over gun control is falling back along familiar partisan lines, making widespread changes like the ones recently enacted in Florida unlikely
AP review: Push for gun laws faces resistance in most states
The campaign for tighter gun laws that inspired unprecedented student walkouts across the country still faces an uphill climb in a majority of states, an Associated Press review of gun legislation found. The AP survey of bill activity in state legislatures before and after the Parkland, Florida,