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Letcher County becomes a Second Amendment sanctuary

Letcher County joins five other Kentucky counties in declaring itself a Second Amendment sanctuary.
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Trump signals support for gun background checks

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday morning that there are “serious discussions” between House and Senate leadership.

Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.

Kentucky lawmakers promote gun safety legislation

Three Kentucky lawmakers are crafting legislation that would allow family members and others to petition authorities to keep guns away from people deemed a threat.
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Mayors pressure McConnell on gun control

The Senate's majority leader, Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell, is getting more heat for not bringing to a vote legislation.

New Zealand lawmakers pass initial vote for new gun controls

New Zealand lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of new gun restrictions during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week.

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.

“Open Mosque Day” in Lexington in response to New Zealand shootings

The Masjid Bilal, or Masjid Mosque, in Lexington is inviting all community members to join a prayer service Friday afternoon, in solidarity with victims of two mosque shootings in New Zealand last week.

Imam says New Zealand is broken-hearted but not broken

New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act an imam told the crowd of thousands that had left the country broken-hearted but not broken.

New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for “the safest country in the world” were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horrified a nation known for being welcoming and diverse.
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Students host town hall on gun violence in Lexington

Some Fayette County high school students want to stop gun violence in Lexington, so they hosted a town hall Wednesday night to talk about solutions.

Gun reform hard sell in rural Kentucky after school shooting

BENTON, Ky. (AP) - Jeff Dysinger's daughter survived a shooting at her Kentucky high school, but he and many others in the rural community...
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Hundred of students walk out of class to call for action against gun violence

Students across the nation participated in a national day of action against gun violence Friday, which is the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado.
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Lexington students say they won’t give up

Demonstrators across the globe flooded the streets in a student-driven movement and Lexington students say it was unlike anything they have ever seen before.
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Sen. Rand Paul: Country has violence problem that is hard to fix

Senator Rand Paul says the country has a violence problem, one that is not easy to fix.
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Memorial service for 2013 shooting victim to focus on gun control

A memorial service will be held Wednesday evening in Lexington for Ezavion Lindsey.
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Sen. Rand Paul talks gun control, responds to Gray comments

As Senator Rand Paul heads to Louisville later Friday evening, he's preparing for an anticipated gun control vote Monday in the Senate.

Gray calls on Congress, Paul to close loophole in gun sales

Mayor Jim Gray held a press conference Wednesday morning outside of Senator Rand Paul's Lexington offices calling on Congress, and Senator Paul specifically, to close a loophole that allows people on terrorist watch-lists lists to purchase firearms.
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The Latest: Hollywood tweets on Obama gun plan

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton is offering her positive reviews of the president's actions on gun regulation in a tweet.

Mitch McConnell issues statement on President’s gun control announcement

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has issued a statement after President Obama unveiled several measures intended to increase his gun safety agenda.

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