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Mass Shooting

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In the wake of mass shootings across the country, a fear to leave home and resume daily tasks has impacted many families.

El Paso, Texas vigil
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The head of the Illinois State Rifle Association said it's likely Congress will take some action to restrict gun access in the wake of two more mass shootings in the United States, and he’s concerned lawmakers will go too far.

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The McLean County Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America chapter is holding a rapid response gathering Wednesday following last weekend’s two mass shootings.

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High school youth activists in the Twin Cities are focusing this year on reducing local gun violence.

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Muslims and members of the Bloomington-Normal community gathered Friday to mourn and honor the lives of Muslims killed in the Christchurch mosque shooting in New Zealand.

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The two Republican congressmen who represent Bloomington-Normal voted Wednesday against a bill that advocates call the most significant gun control measure in more than two decades.

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Firearms are so synonymous with American culture that gun control—even after a barrage of mass shootings—remains a political nonstarter. But what if the real problem was something even harder to disentangle from modern life?

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Stories are emerging from Las Vegas of tourists running for their lives, trying to escape a hail of gunfire in what’s become the worst mass shooting in modern American history.