"I will be honest with you, I am existentially exhausted. I am so tired of statements. I am so tired of hashtags and thoughts and prayers," Brandon Wolf said.
An earlier version of the bill passed the House in 2019 but was stopped from a Senate vote by Mitch McConnell—who no longer controls the chamber.
Police were called to a home in Lubbock, Texas, to reports of a shooting on Sunday afternoon. A 5-year-old was subsequently taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The child had been playing with his mother's loaded gun inside an apartment in the Weinland Park area of Columbus when the firearm discharged, police said.
Governor Mike DeWine had previously suggested he might veto the bill that expands "stand your ground" right.
In 2020, at least 60 children aged three or younger have accidently shot themselves or someone else due to an improperly stored gun, according to the Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund.
Meriah Carlyle, 21, was airlifted to hospital after being shot by her 2-year-old son at their home in Dyersville on November 4.
The 17-year-old, identified as Deyvi Coreas, was in the backseat of a car near his home when the gun fired, according to Arlington police.
The body count will keep rising if we don't act now.
Nicholas J. Ellingford mistakenly pulled the trigger while placing the pistol back into the waistband of his pants, police in Lincoln City, Oregon, said.
Marita Hile, 64, had been driving in Tilton, Illinois when her vehicle crashed into a sign at a gas station after a child in the back seat of her car accidentally shot her.
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Fred Guttenberg, who lost his 14-year-old daughter in the Parkland shooting, said Bennett's comment "pushes for the possibility of gun violence."
Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter in the Parkland school shooting, said he was overcome with emotion when shouting out at President Donald Trump's address.
The former New York mayor has made gun control one of his key 2020 campaign pledges.
Colton Williams was hunting rabbit with his father and a family friend on Thursday when the incident occurred, family members said.
"The fact that he can shoot at me, and I can't shoot at him is not equal protection," one neighbor said.
The responses come after a spate of high-profile mass shootings across several states that have left dozens dead and rattled the country.
BenShot, a novelty glassware company in Wisconsin, bought all its employees the handgun of their choice to keep them "safe and happy."
The parallels between government and the themes of popular dystopian novels are striking. Every day, kids are being killed on the streets, in their schools, and at the movies.
"Keeping guns away from dangerous people and people with mental issues is what we need to do," Scott said.
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Firearms are a leading cause of death among children and doctors need to stop ignoring it, experts say.