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Black women seeing guns as protection from rising crime

Sep. 01, 2021 07:51 AM EDT

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — Valerie Rupert raised her right arm, slightly shaking and unsure as she aimed at the paper target representing a burglar, a robber or even a rapist. The 67-year-old Detroit grandmother squeezed the trigger, the echo of her shot blending into the...

Gun deaths rising in Iowa as new law removes handgun permits

Jun. 29, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Gun deaths are surging in Iowa as a law is set to go into effect Thursday that will allow people to more easily buy handguns and carry them in public without training or a permit. A record 353 Iowa residents died from gunshot wounds in 2020,...