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Trump supports more background checks on guns, says White House

By ethan / February 19, 2018

President Donald Trump “is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system” for gun purchases. He was criticized for a pro-guns stance following the Florida high school shooting that left 17 people dead. Trump spoke with Senator John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, on Friday about a bill he introduced with Senator Chris Murphy, […]


FBI processes record 200,000+ gun background checks on Black Friday

By ethan / November 25, 2017

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 22:06 Edited time: 25 Nov, 2017 22:35 Buying a gun in the United States could hardly be described as difficult, and bargain hunting weapons enthusiasts were out in force on Black Friday with the FBI receiving over 200,000 requests for background checks in a single day. That figure smashes the […]


Guns found aboard Calais-Dover ferry despite strict border security checks

By ethan / October 31, 2017

Cleaners discovered two handguns hidden in a toilet bin aboard a ferry from Calais to Dover on Saturday. Police were alerted soon after the P&O Ferries ship entered British waters. Investigators are keen to know how the weapons made it past security. Firearms crossing the English Channel from Europe are a big concern for British […]

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