#Gun control

.Colorado, USA
Lauren Boebert is an outright supporter of former president Donald Trump. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@laurenboebert)

  • Representative Lauren Boebert appeared at a virtual meeting with guns displayed in her background
  • Boebert is a gun-rights activist who was elected to the House of Representatives in November 2020
  • Boebert criticized rules banning lawmakers from bringing firearms to the floor of the House

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden remembered Parkland shooting victims. (Photo Credit: AFP/File)

  • Biden said he wants Congress to pass laws that would mandate background checks on all gun sales
  • He also asked Congress to outrightly ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines
  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said the House would try again

.Buffalo, MN, USA
Gun violence is a major issue in the US. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/ Unsplash)

  • Police were called to the Allina Health Clinic in Buffalo, Minnesota, just before 11:00 am
  • A bomb went off in the clinic around half an hour later
  • The male shooter was taken into custody

.Nashville, TN, USA
Timothy Wilks approached a group pf people in Nashville holding large knives pretending to execute a robbery. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/ Unsplash)

  • Timothy Wilks, 20, was killed while filming a robbery prank with his friend in Nashville
  • He was shot by a 23 year old man, unaware that the act was indeed a prank
  • No arrests have been made in the case so far 

.Winona, TX, USA
A previous shooting, the worst in the history of the state, left 26 people dead and 20 wounded. (Representational image: Unsplash)

  • The incident happened in the Starrville Methodist Church in the north-eastern Texan town of Winona
  • The suspect shot the pastor of the church after snatching away the latter's gun
  • Texas has one of the most easygoing gun laws in the country

.Rockford, IL, USA
The shooter was still in the building when the police arrived. (Representational image: Unsplash)

  • The victims inclused at least two two teenagers
  • Reportedly, no officers fired their weapons 
  • The shooting took place both inside and outside the establishment

.New York, NY, USA
The group "Everytown for Gun Safety" is backed by Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MikeBloomberg)

  • The gun-control organisation's president, John Feinblatt has in the past worked with the President-elect
  • Former President Barack Obama could not push for gun-control as the Senate did not back his agenda
  • Any action on the issue is surely going to spur a backlash from gun-rights groups

.New York, NY, USA
John Lennon was shot dead at the age of 40 in New York by a fan. (Photo credit: John Lennon estate account/Twitter)

  • Yoko Ono, John Lennon's widow,  called for stricter gun laws on the singer's 40th death year
  • Lennon was killed by an enraged fan in 1980 inside his buiilding in New York where he lived
  • Fans thronged to pay tribute at Strawberry Fields, Lennon's memorial

President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden faced off for the last time before the November 3 elections. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Gun control being the most integral issue willl play a decisive role this election
  • Joe biden has been quite vocal about his anti-gun policies
  • Trump is giving mixed signals on gun control so far

Gun control is observed to be a decisive element in US elections 2020. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • The teen was brought back to life artificially
  • Joaquin Oliver, a 17-year-old, killed in America's deadliest Gun violence in Parkland
  • 'Vote for me, because I can't' he can be seen saying in the video