Local NewsFuture Battles Over Guns

Future Battles Over Guns


A string of mass shootings reignited conversations about gun control, and activists see paths to reducing gun violence in Oregon

On May 14 a racist attack on a Buffalo supermarket killed 10 and injured three; it was the deadliest mass shooting of the year—until just 10 days later, when a gunman killed 21 and injured 17 at a school in Uvalde, Texas. At least 246 mass shootings occurred so far in 2022 according to the Gun Violence Archive, which defines mass shootings as an incident in which at least four people are shot, excluding the shooter.…

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