RELEASE: Giffords Endorses Representative Ben Ray Luján for Reelection to Congress in New Mexico

The endorsement comes as part of the Giffords #VoteCourage Campaign to elect gun reform candidates nationwide

Washington, DC — Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, announced its endorsement of Ben Ray Luján in New Mexico’s third congressional district.

Congressman Ben Ray Luján has brought his leadership to Congress since 2009. A co-sponsor of le...

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RELEASE: Giffords Endorses Tina Smith for Senate in Minnesota

The endorsement comes as part of the Giffords #VoteCourage Campaign to elect gun reform candidates nationwide

Washington, DC — Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, announced its endorsement of Tina Smith for Senate in Minnesota.

Senator Tina Smith was appointed to the US Senate in December 2017 after serving as Minnesota’s lieutenant governor. Du...

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RELEASE: Giffords Endorses Representatives Ruben Gallego and Tom O’Halleran for Reelection to Congress in Arizona

The endorsement comes as part of the Giffords #VoteCourage Campaign to elect gun reform candidates nationwide

Washington, DC — Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, announced its endorsement of Ruben Gallego in Arizona’s seventh congressional district andTom O’Halleran in Arizona’s first congressional district.  

A US Marine veteran who served in ...

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These Democratic Socialist women plan to transform western Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA — When Summer Lee moved back home to North Braddock after graduating from Howard University Law School in 2015, she was suddenly thrust into the same environment she had spent years studying and learning to change.

“I spent my time at law school looking at the cyclical nature of racism. And then just kind of really realizing how that cycle plays out in my own community,” Lee told ThinkProgress. Her homecoming was compounded with news of multiple incide...

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Arizona students’ stand on gun control switches to voter registration

Four months after a die-in at the state capitol, teenage activists are seeking to change the balance of power in the midterms

Four months ago, hundreds of Arizona students staged a die-in on the floor of their state Capitol to protest for stricter gun laws.

Now, many of those same students are working on a new campaign: registering their high school classmates to vote, with the goal of voting out the politicians who have blocked the passage of gun safety laws.

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Immunity Statutes in Maryland

Maryland prohibits the imposition of strict liability for injuries to another that result from the criminal use of a firearm by a third person.1 This restriction does not apply if the person conspired with the third person to commit the criminal act in which the firearm was used or willfully aided, abetted, or caused the commission of the criminal act in which the firearm was used.  The legislature enacted this section to supersede Kelley v. R.G. Industries, Inc.,2 which had impos...

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