In today's briefing: A window for a bipartisan gun safety measure opens (maybe) in Texas. Angry motorists are (still) pulling guns on other drivers. And a set of defamation lawsuits by Sandy Hook families against a notorious conspiracy-monger tests a bigger question: can peddlers of fake news be held liable in court?
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In today's briefing: We bring you up to speed on updates from Friday's school shooting in Texas – plus an incident in Mississippi that is just the latest reminder that so much gun violence goes unnoticed.
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In today’s briefing: Gun violence in 2018 reaches a grim milestone. A gun trafficking scheme facilitated through social media exposes the dangers of background check loopholes. And a new report from Senate Democrats returns the spotlight to Russia's NRA ties.
In today's briefing: Trump takes a step toward a long-awaited rule change for American gun exports. Plus, what Florida can expect as it begins the process of updating its mental health records for background checks.
In today's briefing: Illinois lawmakers passed a waiting period for military-style guns. Their governor sent it back with some edits, one of which is sure to spark conflict. Plus, what do people who've received extreme risk protection orders think of the laws that allowed their guns to be taken away?
Fact-checkers call out Jeff Sessions for another misleading claim about Chicago gun violence. Remarks by Apple's CEO tacitly add to the corporate endorsement of gun reform.
In today's briefing: A seven-figure boost to anti-violence programs in Pennsylvania, an eight-figure flip flop by a bank that talked tough on assault-style rifles, and an analysis that shows guns surpassing cars as a killer of America's young people.