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House GOP to DC: Guns OK, Pot Dangerous

The House has added an amendment to a spending bill that would undo the District of Columbia’s gun-control laws.

07/16/2014

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Target Asks Customers to Leave Firearms at Home

Target is “respectfully” asking its customers to not bring firearms into its stores, even where it is allowed by law.

07/02/2014

Reiterating that she is still “disappointed” by Congress’ inability to pass gun control legislation last year, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. can’t let the “minority” of gun owners “terrorize” the majority of Americans.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Clinton: I Support A Ban On Assault Weapons

Reiterating that she is still “disappointed” by Congress’ inability to pass gun control legislation last year, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. can’t let the “minority” of gun owners “terrorize” the majority of Americans.

06/18/2014

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Obama: U.S. Should Be Ashamed of Gun Control Failure

A year ago, on the day a gun control push in the Senate went down in flames, President Barack Obama stood with former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and parents of Newtown victims in the Rose Garden and declared, “This effort is not over.”

06/10/2014

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Former Rep. Giffords’ Gun-Control Group Backs 11 Democrats in Upcoming Congressional Races

A gun-control organization led by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, is focusing on at least 11 congressional races this year.

06/03/2014

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Norton To Warn Congress About Interfering With D.C.

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants Congress to know that it wouldn’t be wise to interfere in local District of Columbia affairs during the budget process.

05/19/2014

Members of Team 26 arrive at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, March 11, 2014, after competing a 400-mile (644km) bike ride for the 2nd annual Sandy Hook Ride on Washington "in support of common sense legislation to reduce gun violence." (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook ‘Ride on Washington’ Arrives in D.C.

A team of 26 cyclists arrives in D.C. today after biking 300 miles from Newtown, Conn. since Saturday.

03/11/2014

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Facebook to Delete Posts for Illegal Gun Sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.

03/05/2014

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SD Bill That Would Have Given State Gun Laws Supremacy Over Federal Government Fails

A bill that would have given South Dakota state gun laws supremacy over those of federal and local governments failed in a legislative panel Tuesday.

02/18/2014

The NFL says claims of a banned Super Bowl advertisement made by a gun manufacturer are 'completely bogus.' (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gun Advocates Question NFL’s Stance On Firearms

Controversy surrounding a commercial allegedly banned from airing during the Super Bowl has many gun advocates questioning what the National Football League’s stance is regarding firearms.

02/04/2014

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