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Maine legislators vow action to address state’s weak gun laws after Lewiston mass shooting

BY: - October 26, 2023

Following a mass shooting in Lewiston on Wednesday night in which 18 people were killed and 13 were wounded, proponents of gun policy reform pointed out that it remains far too easy to obtain a firearm in Maine and called for stricter safety laws. As Mainers grappled with the tragedy, among the worst mass shootings […]

WA counties to distribute hundreds of kits to stop emergency bleeding

BY: - June 27, 2023

Local governments in the Puget Sound region plan to distribute around 1,700 kits to control bleeding from people’s injuries to schools and other sites. The kits, which include gauze, tourniquets and other medical supplies, are intended to give bystanders a way to slow a wounded person’s blood loss before first responders arrive to help. The […]