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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump angers China by questioning Taiwan policy, GOP senators want bipartisan probe into Russian election meddling, 'La La Land' wins big at the Critics' Choice Awards, and more.
VICE Staff
12.12.16
NFL

Washington State Lawmakers Proposes Bill to Permit Guns In Stadiums

The bill's authors clearly feel that guns seem like a good idea in stadiums.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.11.16
2016 US election

Cleveland open-carry advocates defend their right to bear arms at the RNC

Ahead of this week's Republican National Convention, VICE News met with proponents of open-carry laws in the city.
VICE News
7.19.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

This Militia Group Walked Around the RNC with AR-15s, AK-47s, and G3s

Despite the fears expressed by some locals over the sight of men walking around with AR-15s, AK-47s, and G3s, what they did is 100 percent legal under Ohio law.
Peter Larson
7.19.16
2016 US election

Ohio's open-carry gun law comes under fire ahead of GOP convention

The head of Cleveland's police union wants Ohio's governor to suspend a law that allows people to openly carry firearms during the Republican National Convention.
Olivia Becker and Tess Owen
7.17.16
News

I Fooled the Internet with a Petition to Allow Guns at the Republican Convention

It started out as a joke, but my petition ended up attracting more than 50,000 signatures and becoming a national news story.
Anonymous
3.31.16
crime & drugs

911 Operator Allegedly Cited Open-Carry Law and Refused to Send Cops Before Colorado Shooting Spree

Three people were killed after a 911 dispatcher in Colorado Springs reportedly told a caller it was perfectly legal for her neighbor to be brandishing an AR-15 assault rifle.
VICE News
11.3.15
politics

Strap 'em If You Got 'em: Texas Set to Allow Guns on Campuses and Open Carry

Gov. Greg Abbott has repeatedly signaled that he is prepared to sign any legislation into law that would expand gun rights in Texas, and lawmakers intend to put his pen to work.
Eva Hershaw
3.24.15
News

Open-Carry Activists Are Storming the Texas Capitol with Homemade Guns

A Second Amendment rally at the Texas capitol Tuesday will feature the Ghost Runner, the latest firearms contraption from 3-D-gun manufacturer Cody Wilson.
Allie Conti
1.13.15
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue

Huey P. Newton Gun Club in Dallas Are Responding to Police Brutality with Armed Community Patrols

"We want to stop fratricide, genocide—all the 'cides."
Aaron Lake Smith
1.5.15
ferguson

The Last Thing Missouri Needs Is More Guns, but That's Exactly What It's Getting

Following the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri's Republican-led legislature has voted into place a law that massively expands gun rights in the state.
Alice Speri
9.12.14
politics

Gun Rights Advocates Release Open Carry Children's Book

Two members of a Michigan gun-rights advocacy group have written 'My Parents Open Carry,' a book for kids about carrying handguns in public.
Kayla Ruble
8.4.14
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