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Jimmy Kimmel gives emotional plea to Trump on gun control after Parkland school shooting: ‘You’ve literally done nothing’

Jimmy Kimmel gave an emotional plea to President Trump on gun control Thursday, over the school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida.
Chris Rock in "Tamborine"

Chris Rock’s new Netflix special takes on the gun-control debate — and was released the same day as the Florida high-school shooting

The timing of Chris Rock's new Netflix special, "Tamborine," released the same day as the Florida shooting, is eerie for his tackling of the gun debate.
President Trump speaks about the mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Trump has a unique chance to get something major done on gun control — if he feels like it

More than Barack Obama before him, President Donald Trump may be perfectly situated to act on gun control.

We should start looking at ways to reduce death that have nothing to do with gun control

Gun control debates always end up in a cul-de-sac. Here are five other ways we can reduce death in America, including death by gun.

Obama calls for ‘long overdue, common-sense gun safety laws’ in the wake of the Florida school shooting

Obama joined a growing chorus of people online, in the media, and on Capitol Hill calling for gun control in the wake of Florida's mass shooting.

Florida’s Republican governor just called for action to ensure people with mental illnesses can’t access guns

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he spoke with President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan about preventing people with mental illnesses from accessing guns.

‘We need to dig out of this hole’: Students plead with Trump and Congress to do something after Florida school shooting

Some students who survived Wednesday's school shooting in Florida are calling on Congress to do something to stem mass shootings.
Buying a gun is a relatively speedy operation in most of the US.

Here’s how easy it is to legally buy a semiautomatic gun in the US

In certain parts of the US, you can walk into a store and walk out with a semi-automatic gun in your hand in mere minutes.

Top Republicans say there shouldn’t be ‘knee-jerk’ political response to Florida school shooting

Republican lawmakers including Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, and Ted Cruz said politicians should wait before discussing gun control following Wednesday’s shooting.

Gun stocks reverse early gains after the Florida school shooting

Gun stocks tend to rise after mass shootings.