Headed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and Project Childsafe, the initiative encourages more responsible storage of firearms.
By Alan Fram (AP)
The House sent President Joe Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades on Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists.
The Senate passed the first major gun safety legislation in decades with bipartisan support last night. The vote comes in the wake of the massacres in Uvalde, Texas and Buffao, New York, and hours after the Supreme Court struck down a New York law, now making it easier to carry guns outside the home.
In partnership with local pawn shops, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott introduced a new gun safety flyer for the community today.
GUNS IN SCHOOLS: Richland Two partners with other school districts and agencies for gun safety initiative
“We can put up metal detectors and create all kinds of policies and procedures. At the end of the day, if it is just us involved in that effort, we won’t be successful.”
The sensors have picked up 339 gun shots on its sensors over the last three weeks
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Columbia Police Department is rolling out new technology to cut down on gun violence across the city. With the number of incidents involving guns throughout his city at a high rate, Chief Skip Holbrook says his department had to take action. “What we have seen is consistent levels that are two times the national average when…