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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.
Beto O'Rourke during the Democratic Debate on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

A Texas GOP lawmaker told Beto O’Rourke that his ‘AR is ready for you’ after the 2020 Democrat called for banning assault weapons

After speaking out about military-style rifles, O'Rourke responded to a tweet by the state Rep. Briscoe Cain and called it a "death threat."

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google all skipped signing a letter from 145 CEOs urging the Senate to take action on gun control

Gap, Twitter, Uber, and Levi Strauss joined over 100 major US companies in a letter to the Senate urging gun control legislation.
Kroger is also banning open carry of firearms in its stores.

7 major retailers including Walmart, CVS, and Aldi are banning open carry of firearms in stores in the wake of deadly shootings

From CVS to Wegmans, here are the six stores that have followed Walmart to in banning the open carry of firearms in their stores.

‘Gun violence in America is not inevitable’: CEOs of Uber, Twitter, and 143 other major companies signed a letter urging the Senate to tak...

"We need our lawmakers to support common sense gun laws that could prevent tragedies," the letter said.
A employee outside of a Walmart store.

A gun advocacy group says members were able to bring guns into Walmart even after it asked people to stop openly carrying firearms in stores

Aldi and Meijer announced that they are asking customers not to open carry in stores, joining CVS, Walgreens, and Kroger in following Walmart's lead.

A majority of Americans support Walmart’s entry into the national gun debate, even if they think the company was motivated by publicity

A new Insider poll found that most Americans support Walmart’s recent overhauls in gun policy. Republicans were closely divided on the issue.
CVS is following in the wake of policy changes at Walgreens, Kroger, and Walmart.

CVS is just the latest retailer to come out against open carry, as the business world doubles down on store gun policies

In the wake of Walmart's decision to request customers from refraining to openly carry firearms in its stores, CVS is following suit.

In retail’s battle over firearms, Walgreens is following Walmart’s lead and barring customers from openly carrying guns

Walgreens isn't the only major retailer to take action as the gun control debate rages on in the United States. Kroger has also banned open carry.
NRA Executive Director Wayne LaPierre

San Francisco passes a resolution declaring the NRA a domestic terror organization

The Board of Supervisors charged that the NRA "spreads propaganda that misinforms and aims to deceive the public about the dangers of gun violence."