Americans celebrate Thanksgiving under shadow of two more mass shootings

Nov 24 (Reuters) – The United States marked the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday with traditional feasts, parades and American football, taking a moment to celebrate a week marred by gun violence. The official holiday dates back to the Civil War, when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as a day of thanksgiving … Read more

Walmart manager opens fire on Virginia co-workers, killing 6 and himself

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia, Nov 23 (Reuters) – A Walmart Inc (WMT.N) store manager in Virginia opened fire on co-workers in a break room, killing six people before turning the gun on himself. same, eyewitnesses said Wednesday after the country’s latest mass shooting. The shooter, identified as Andre Bing, 31, of Chesapeake, Va., said nothing as he … Read more

‘Life is wild!’: First Generation Z member elected to U.S. Congress

Nov 9 (Reuters) – Maxwell Frost had just been elected to represent Florida in the U.S. Congress when the 25-year-old received a call epitomizing the historic moment. “Still thinking about that ‘please wait for the president’ call last night,” Frost tweeted on Wednesday. “Life is wild!” It was US President Joe Biden, a fellow Democrat … Read more

U.S. judge suspends many of New York’s new gun restrictions

NEW YORK, Nov 7 (Reuters) – A federal judge in New York on Monday temporarily suspended many parts of the state’s new gun restrictions to allow members of a homeowners’ rights group guns to pursue their lawsuit challenging the new law as unconstitutional. Judge Glenn Suddaby of the U.S. District Court in Syracuse agreed to … Read more

U.S. governors races carry high stakes for abortion, elections

Nov 7 (Reuters) – Competitive gubernatorial contests are on the ballot in a dozen states in Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections, with results that have far-reaching consequences on issues including abortion , the right to vote and firearms. The high stakes have brought more money and attention to state-level races, which are usually eclipsed in midterm … Read more

Analysis: How Congress might look for Biden post midterms: The good, bad, and the ugly

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. midterm elections on November 8 will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control each house of Congress, and the results will have a profound impact on the next two years of the White House. of President Joe Biden. mandate. Here’s what could happen next for his administration: DEMOCRATS KEEP … Read more

U.S. judge blocks New York from banning guns in church

Oct 20 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday barred New York state, at least for the time being, from enforcing the part of a closely watched gun law that bans guns in churches or other places of worship. The decision marks the latest victory for gun owners in a standoff with New York State … Read more

Biden arrives in Oregon as Democratic hold on governorship is threatened

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 14 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden arrived in Oregon on Friday to rally support for the Democratic gubernatorial candidate who stands to lose in a state where no Republican has been elected governor since 1982. The gubernatorial race pits Democrat Tina Kotek against Republican Christine Drazan and an independent candidate, Betsy … Read more

Florida jury spares Parkland school gunman from death penalty

Oct 13 (Reuters) – A Florida jury decided on Thursday to spare Nikolas Cruz, the shooter who killed 17 people in 2018 at a high school in the city of Parkland, from the death penalty, seeking instead jail time. life without the possibility of parole. . Some family members of the victims shook their heads … Read more

Ban on guns with serial numbers removed is unconstitutional -U.S. judge

Oct 13 (Reuters) – A federal judge in West Virginia has ruled that a federal ban on owning a firearm with the serial number removed is unconstitutional, the first such ruling since the US Supreme Court United States significantly expanded gun rights in June. U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin in Charleston on Wednesday found the … Read more