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Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe's imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gun Control Groups To Match NRA Spending In Midterm Elections

Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe’s imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.

10/02/2014

A surge in the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed weapons coincides with a significant drop in violent crime in the U.S. . (credit: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Congressman: D.C. Gun Amendment Likely to Fail

A Kentucky congressman behind an amendment that would undo the District of Columbia’s strict gun control laws says he doesn’t think it will become law.

07/17/2014

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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

Chipotle Mexican Grill. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chipotle: Don’t Bring Guns in Our Stores

Chipotle is asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores after it says gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in Texas.

05/19/2014

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Jindal: Biden, Clinton Would ‘Just Get Rid Of The Second Amendment Entirely’

Several potential Republican presidential candidates courted gun-rights supporters Friday at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention, talking up their pro-gun credentials while imploring the crowd to fight not just for their Second Amendment rights but for other freedoms they say are being threatened.

04/26/2014

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens discussed with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos a few of his proposed changes to the U.S. Constitution, along with how partisan “politics” should affect a judge’s decision to retire, based upon who may be their replacement.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Retired Supreme Court Justice Proposes 5-Word Change To Second Amendment

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens discussed with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos a few of his proposed changes to the U.S. Constitution, along with how partisan “politics” should affect a judge’s decision to retire, based upon who may be their replacement.

04/21/2014

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Va. Man’s Pro-2nd Amendment Registry Attracting Nationwide Interest

When Winchester, Va., resident Bryan Crosswhite heard about two plainclothes police officers being refused service because they were carrying weapons at a Prince William County restaurant early last year, he hatched an idea.

01/09/2014

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Toby Keith’s Va. Bar Draws Criticism and Praise With New ‘No Weapons’ Policy

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill in Woodbridge, Virginia, is attracting ire from some customers and praise from others after announcing on its Facebook page that it will no longer allow guns inside the establishment.

12/29/2013

Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe's imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Fewer Than Half Of Americans Now Support Stricter Gun Control

A new survey finds that nearly a year after the Sandy Hook school shooting that prompted a nationwide debate on gun control, fewer than half of Americans now support such restrictions.

12/05/2013

A Los Angeles Airport Police officer stands in front of Terminal 3 security screeners, the site of last week's shooting. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Experts Believe Bolstering Police Presence at Airports Easier Than Arming TSA Agents

What effects, if any, could last week’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport have on airport security?

11/07/2013

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