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Schumer Calls on FBI to Investigate How Lafayette Shooter Got His Gun

Posted by jhingarat21 on 19th Aug 2015

Chuck Schumer wants the feds to investigate how John Houser was able to legally buy a handgun last year. (Photo: U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking federal authorities to open a full investigation into how a movie theater murderer with a checkered past was able to legally purchase his gun.John Russell Houser, 59, allegedly killed two and injured nine others at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana, last Thursday. Although he had been denied a concealed carry permit in 2006 by his local sher
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Amy Schumer to push for US gun control after Trainwreck shootings

Posted by jhingarat21 on 3rd Aug 2015

The comic and actor Amy Schumer will team up with US senator Charles Schumer to call for greater gun control in the wake of the fatal shootings of two women at a screening of her film Trainwreck last month.Schumer will join the Democratic senator from New York, her cousin, as he unveils a three-part plan aimed at making it harder for violent criminals and mentally ill people to obtain firearms, according to the Associated Press. The proposed legislation would penalise states which fail to submit
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POST-LAFAYETTE: GUN SALES UP, CCW APPLICATIONS ‘THROUGH THE ROOF’

Posted by jhingarat21 on 31st Jul 2015

In the week since John Russell Houser allegedly shot and killed two people in Lafayette, Louisiana’s Grand Theatre, gun sales in the area have risen and concealed carry applications are “through the roof.” According to Lafayette-based The Advertiser, Barney’s Police Supplies indicates gun sales are up following the incident at the Lafayette theater. Barney’s president Tim Heinzen said, “There’s always been a spike in sales over the years anytime you have situations similar to
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