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Which gun control policies could prevent mass shootings, according to a gun violence expert

A gun violence expert said that it will take more than universal background checks and red flag laws to prevent future mass shootings.
Law enforcement agents respond to an active shooter at a Wal-Mart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.

America can’t just arrest its way out of a mass shooting epidemic, experts say

The arrests won't fully or permanently stop a person determined to inflict mass death — and the US is nowhere near close to tackling the root causes.

2 children dead, at least 10 people injured in Dayton after stabbing suspect crashed in a stolen police cruiser

This incident comes in the same month as a tragic mass shooting that left 9 dead and more than two dozen wounded in Dayton, on August 4.
Florida authorities arrested a 15-year-old boy, alleging he had posted on a video game chat forum about taking his father's gun and shooting at least seven people at his school.

Dozens have been arrested over mass shooting threats since El Paso and Dayton. But experts say a deterrence strategy could do more harm than good.

There's no evidence these arrests will deter other mass shooters — particularly when they're homicidal, suicidal, and feel they have nothing to lose
Surveillance footage shows the Dayton shooter leaving a second bar before carrying out the mass shooting on August 4.

The Dayton gunman talked to his sibling on the phone and visited a 2nd bar before the massacre, police reveal

At a press conference on Tuesday, Dayton Police officials released new information on the August 4 mass shooting.

Andrew Yang was moved to tears discussing gun safety at an Iowa town hall after a mother says her child was killed by a stray bullet

Yang explained a policy proposal to help gun owners upgrade their weapons free of charge to "personalize" them, ensuring only the owner can use them.
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The man behind the viral ‘feral hog’ tweet spoke out for the first time, and he shared that feral hogs invaded his yard several times

"I'm for common-sense gun laws, including background checks, closing gun-show loopholes, and mental health requirements," McNabb said.

ESPN just canceled a video game tournament broadcast in response to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton

The "Apex Legends" tournament was going to be aired on ESPN this weekend. It'll still make its way to ESPN2 in October.

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley doesn’t want the mass shooting in her community to become a story about Donald Trump

"My job as mayor is to bring the community together and to help our community grieve and get through this trauma," Whaley told INSIDER on Thursday.
President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up as he visits hospitals in the wake of mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas.

Trump shares campaign-ad-style video with footage of visits to mass-shooting victims in Dayton and El Paso

The video President Donald Trump tweeted late Wednesday had smiles, thumbs-up, and dramatic music juxtaposed with solemn visits to shooting victims.