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New public database reveals striking differences in how guns are regulated from state to state

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New public database reveals striking differences in how guns are regulated from state to state

By Michael Siegel, Professor of Community Health Sciences, Boston University and Molly Pahn, Research Manager, Boston University. Anti-gun protestors rally in Washington, D.C. in July 2016. Patsy Lynch/MediaPunch/IPX From 2014 to 2015, the United States experienced its largest annual increase in firearm deaths over the past 35 years, a 7.8 percent upturn in a single year.…

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Company condemns employee who waved pro-sex assault sign at Richmond gun rally — while wearing Trump mask

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A masked right-wing gun protester appeared at the Virginia Capitol in Richmond Monday for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Unfortunately for him, however, an employee witnessed the sign the man was carrying.

While he may have been wearing a Donald Trump mask, the logo of his company was still on his jacket, prompting a swift response from the company he works for.

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"In response to an image posted on social media this morning, we want the public to know that we do not condone the beliefs and/or behavior in question, as they are in direct opposition to our core values of integrity, quality, relationships and safety. We strongly condemn the highly offensive language used and intent of a sign carried by a former employee wearing a Henderson, Inc. jacket. The insulting language does not reflect the integrity and other deeply held core values of our company," Henderson, Inc. said in a statement on Facebook.

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White nationalist speaker heckled for denying Holocaust at Virginia gun march: ‘You are literally a neo-Nazi’

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A white nationalist speaker who has been affiliated with neo-Nazi rhetoric was caught on video denying the Holocaust at a pro-Second Amendment march in Richmond, Virginia.

The remarks were made by former Proud Boy Jovanni Valle, who goes by the name Jovi Val. Video clips of Valle's speech were shared on Twitter by writer Robert Evans.

"You wear a swastika and walk down the street," a man can be heard telling Valle. "You took it off and now you are like, oh no. You are denying the existence of the Holocaust."

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WATCH: Virginia gun rights activist trashes MSNBC reporter’s live shot by shouting F-bombs

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A gun rights activist in Virginia went ballistic on Monday when he saw an MSNBC correspondent reporting from a Second Amendment rally.

NBC's Gabe Gutierrez was finishing up his live report at the Richmond demonstration when a man burst into the shot.

The man rattled off a string of profanities and capped it off with "f*ck you." Several security guards blocked the man from getting close to Gutierrez.

"Apologies for some of the background noise you just heard," MSNBC host Hallie Jackson said as the network cut the sound.

Watch the video below from MSNBC.

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