California, Nevada Join Forces To Make Sure Those Affected By Shooting Get Financial Help
Californians made up an estimated 65 percent of the 22,000 people who bought tickets to the Route 91 Harvest music festival and more than half of the 59 people killed were from California.
CA Victims Of Las Vegas Shootings Could Receive Funds From 2 States
More than 1,400 Californians have applied for financial help from state victim's compensation programs following last month's mass shooting in Las Vegas. Thousands of Californians who survived the attack, and the families of those killed, are eligible for financial help from their state fund, as well as the one in Nevada, where the attack took place. (Huang, 11/1)
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Violence Policy Center's Joshua Sugarmann On Preventing Gun Violence
It's been a month since the deadliest mass shooting in American history when a gunman opened fire on a crowd of people at a festival in Las Vegas. In the wake of that violence, federal legislation to ban "bump stocks" — used by the shooter to modify his weapons to make them more deadly — has languished. (Ruyak, 11/1)