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In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, gun shop owner Tiffany Teasdale holds a semi-automatic rifle at a shop in Lynnwood, Washington. CREDIT: ELAINE THOMPSON/AP PHOTO

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

Strong majorities of Americans from across the political spectrum support laws that allow family members or law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily remove guns from a person who is seen to be a risk to themselves or others, according to a new APM Research Lab/Guns & America/Call To Mind survey. Continue Reading Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

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Portland police watch as a Proud Boys rally continues under the Hawthorne Bridge in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The Proud Boys espouse white supremacist ideology and have been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. CREDIT: Bradley W. Parks/OPB

Police Arrest At Least 13 After Portland Demonstrations Bring Out Groups With Opposing Ideologies

Demonstrations in downtown Portland remained largely non-violent Saturday as the two opposing groups stayed mostly separated. The groups wandered across central Portland for hours, with counter-protesters crossing the Burnside Bridge, spilling onto Southeast Grand Avenue and impacting traffic. Continue Reading Police Arrest At Least 13 After Portland Demonstrations Bring Out Groups With Opposing Ideologies

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State Rep. Matt Shea speaks at a 51st state rally at the Washington Capitol on Feb. 15 2019. CREDIT: AUSTIN JENKINS / N3

Emails Show Washington GOP Lawmaker Linked To Group Giving Biblical Training On War For Teens

Newly leaked emails show that conservative state Rep. Matt Shea has had close ties with a group that trained children and young men for religious combat in Washington state. The Spokesman-Review newspaper reported that the emails were first revealed in The Guardian on Wednesday, while Shea’s ties with Team Rugged also showed up in a video on Shea’s public Facebook page. Continue Reading Emails Show Washington GOP Lawmaker Linked To Group Giving Biblical Training On War For Teens

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