Live updates: Congress set to pass bipartisan gun bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House sent President Joe Biden the widest ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists. The Democratic-led chamber approved the election-year legislation on a mostly party-line 234-193 vote, capping a … Read more

Assaults against abortion clinics, patients rose 128% in 2021: report

Data: National Abortion Federation; Chart: Nicki Camberg / Axios Assaults directed at abortion clinic staff and patients increased 128% last year over 2020, according to a new report from the National Abortion Federation. Why it matters: Heated political rhetoric, the passage of more restrictive state abortion bans and increased media coverage all factored into the … Read more

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed in cities and beyond. The ruling came with recent mass shootings fresh in the nation’s mind and gun … Read more

Gun debate a side note in hearings on Uvalde shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The first public hearings in Texas looking into the Uvalde school massacre have focused on a cascade of law enforcement blunders, school building safety and mental health care with only scant mentions of the shooter’s AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle and gun reform. A day after the head of the Texas state police … Read more

Several arrests in shooting of rapper Lil TJay – FOX 5 New York

Several arrests in shooting of rapper Lil TJayFOX 5 New York Lil Tjay’s Alleged Shooter Arrested, Shot Rapper Multiple Times in Robbery AttemptXXLMAG.COM Rapper Lil Tjay shot in attempted robbery in Edgewater, arrests madeNorthJersey.com Rapper Lil TJay shot multiple times in New JerseyNew York Post View Full Coverage on Google News

Gun debate missing from Texas hearings on Uvalde shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The first public hearings in Texas looking into the Uvalde school massacre have focused on a cascade of law enforcement blunders, school building safety and mental health care with only scant mentions of the shooter’s AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle and gun reform. A day after the head of the Texas state police … Read more

Houston Baptist University basketball player Darius Lee killed in Harlem shooting, 8 others injured.

At least nine people were shot — including a 21-year-old college basketball player who was killed — after gunfire erupted early Monday morning at a gathering in Harlem. The New York Police Department said officers responded to a report of a shooting at around 12:40 am at East 139 St. and Fifth Avenue. When officers … Read more

Filipino Government Attorney John Albert Laylo Killed In Philadelphia While Heading To Airport With Mom, Police Say – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say a man visiting Philadelphia from the Philippines is dead from a single gunshot wound to the head. Police confirmed the victim is John Albert Laylo, a government attorney from the Philippines, according to the country’s consulate general. Police say Laylo and his mother were in an Uber around 4:10 am … Read more

John Albert Laylo, Attorney From Philippines Vacationing With Mom in Philly, Shot and Killed in Uber in University City – NBC10 Philadelphia

A government attorney from the Philippines who was vacationing in Philadelphia with his mother was shot and killed while the two were inside an Uber in University City over the weekend. John Albert Laylo, 35, and his mother were inside an Uber on their way to Philadelphia International Airport early Saturday morning. As the Uber … Read more

Two people injured in shooting at Des Moines Hy-Vee, suspected shooter fired in self-defense | News

Two people injured in shooting at Des Moines Hy-Vee, suspected shooter fired in self-defense | News | kwwl.com We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at … Read more