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Walmart reverses decision to pull guns from shelves ahead of election

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Walmart has reversed its decision to pull guns and ammo out of sales displays nationwide. Bloomberg reports the company made the decision Friday, just 24 hours after it had removed the items ...

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Walmart prepares for more riots, removes guns and ammo from all store displays

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As early voting exit polls and heavy Republican voter turnout contradicts national headlines, Walmart is preparing for civil unrest. The news comes after a Philadelphia Walmart was looted this week and dozens ...

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Democrat St. Louis couple who confronted protesters speak at Republican Convention

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The St. Louis couple who made worldwide headlines in late June for defending their family from threats by Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home, spoke on the first night at the ...

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Gov. Parson said he would pardon St. Louis couple who defended home            

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If the St. Louis prosecuting attorney charges and convicts a local couple for protecting their home from protestors, Gov. Mike Parson said he will issue a pardon. The Republican governor told a ...

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Firing range target of Muslim group over rule to remove head covering

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A Kansas City area shooting range is under fire for not allowing a Muslim woman to shoot unless she removed her religious head covering. The Council on American-Islamic Relations asked the U.S. ...

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Missouri attorney general calls out controversial St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner

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St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner continues to be in the spotlight for making controversial decisions including releasing rioters arrested for looting and arson in recent protests. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt responded ...

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St. Louis police say couple had legal right to protect themselves from protestors

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St. Louis police say that Missouri’s Castle Doctrine, which allows people to use deadly force to defend private property, is what gave a couple legal status to protect themselves. As a group ...

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Do armed members make church-goers feel more safe?

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In the aftermath of several high-profile church shootings, most pastors say their congregations have taken some precautions to protect those in attendance. That includes peppering armed members throughout the church. Since 2000, ...

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Kansas City files lawsuit over what it calls illegal firearms trafficking

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas has made reducing violent crime his top priority for 2020. He and the city council this week announced a lawsuit against a gun manufacturer for ignoring what ...

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News Briefs: San Francisco labels NRA ‘terrorists’; Former Zimbabwe dictator dies; Google antitrust probe; Was Joshua a Palestinian?

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Here’s your daily news briefs. Antitrust probe of Google starts next week State attorneys general will formally launch antitrust probes into Facebook and Alphabet’s Google unit next week. A bipartisan group of three ...

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News Briefs: School technology failing? Walmart and guns; Certain e-cigarrettes banned; Man denies affair with Omar

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Today’s news briefs: Walmart to ban legally carried guns in all stores Walmart said it will stop selling ammunition for handguns and some rifles, and stop allowing shoppers to openly carry firearms even ...

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Morning national news briefs: oil tankers, Facebook and Epstein

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Your morning national news briefs: US Moves to Take Control of Iranian Tanker Seized by British Last Month The United States does not want Britain to swap an Iranian oil tanker for ...

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Is gun violence linked to absence of dads in homes?

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As the nation continues to reel from multiple instances of gun violence, family organizations, politicians, public safety officials and others are questioning the media narrative that only guns cause violence. “What about ...

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Groups back President’s warning of video game-linked violence

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When President Trump addressed the nation Monday about the mass shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, he cited mental illness and video game violence as contributing factors. ...

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Colorado school shooter hated Christians, Trump

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The 18-year-old suspected school shooter in Colorado shared social media posts critical of President Donald Trump and Christians with hate for the Bible thrown in. According to the New York Post, Devon Erickson’s Facebook page ...

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Missouri lawmaker proposes bill that would require every state resident to own an AR-15

A bill recently introduced in the Missouri State House would require every state citizen to own an AR-15 rifle. Missouri state Rep. Andrew McDaniel (R) recently introduced the “McDaniel Militia Act,” which says that ...

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Missourians can’t have medical pot and a gun

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It wasn’t advertised in the push to legalize medical marijuana in Missouri but a review of federal law means Missourians who want to get their medical marijuana card would need to choose ...

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Two charged in Church of the Resurrection shooting

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Two men have been charged in a shooting that erupted after a high school graduation at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood. The May 17 shooting wounded two people, including ...

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Chicago Christians pray and work to stop violence

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Pastors in Chicago are desperate for God to intervene in the city’s exploding murder rate. As a result, 40 days of outreach called “Jesus Summer” kicked off in Chicago recently. The ministry ...

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Church safety seminar this Friday

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Self-harm, screen addiction at root of gun violence

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As thousands of students, teachers, and administrators across the United States prepared for this week’s “Walk Out” demonstrations against gun violence, I began to ponder the usefulness of such an event. PLEASE ...

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Study: Fewer school shootings than early 90s

With the recent tragic shooting at a Florida high school and the tremendous amount of news coverage, many might assume that there is an epidemic of school shootings at the hands of ...

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MO Legislator questions “gun free zones”

State Rep. Jered Taylor thinks there’s a problem with guns. Gun free zones. Pioneered by Al Gore, critic say the zones only tell would-be killers that potential victims are defenseless. The Nixa ...

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