Massachusetts Upholds Assault Weapons Ban

RICAGV Press Release Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey Once Again Successfully Defends the Assault Weapons Ban FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 29, 2019 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin, Director of Communications MASSACHUSETTS UPHOLDS ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN Providence,...

Portsmouth Town Council Votes Unanimously for Gun Safety Reform

← Linda Finn on Concealed Carry Permit Holders “The Town of Portsmouth respectfully requests the Rhode Island General Assembly to support H-5762, H-5741 and H-5739.”Reported in the Newport Daily News on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Portsmouth leaders...

FBI Data Shows Big Upward Trend in Gun Massacres

Highest Levels of Gun Massacres in History The FBI Reports on 220 Active Shooter Incidents from 2000-2016 FBI.gov published their latest statistics on Active Shooter incidents and casualties and the results are very distressing. There is a dramatic increase in the...

Parkland Florida Killer Used Assault Weapon to Shoot Through Doors

← 15 Representatives on the Fence FBI Data Shows Big Upward Trend in Gun Massacres → An AR-15 and 300 rounds of ammunition were all the Parkland killer needed during his six-minute rampage; he didn’t enter a single classroom but shot through doors and...

Dramatic Rise of Assault Weapons and High Capacity Firearms in Crime

Criminal Use of Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Semiautomatic Firearms An Updated Examination of Local and National Sources First published online October 2, 2017. Authors: Christopher Koper, Ph.D., Principal Author, William D. Johnson, Jordan L. Nichols, Ambrozine...

59 Dead, Over 500 Injured in Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Secure on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, an unassuming 64-year-old retiree opened fire on a crowd of concert-goers. The shooter had engaged in extensive planning, and had purchased an arsenal of guns, scopes and ammunition without raising any...

Orlando Nightclub Shooter Used High Capacity Magazines

The shooter in the Orlando nightclub affair in 2015 used 30-round magazines, according to the officials at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). These magazines provided the ability to shoot many rounds of bullets without having to reload....