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Before a House vote to give final approval to a contentious firearms bill last week, Speaker Beth Harwell implored her Republican colleagues to ignore demands from what she deemed "fringe" groups to make major changes to the measure. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Kentucky Senate Speaker Urges GOP Not To Back Down To ‘Fringe’ Gun Rights Groups

Before a House vote to give final approval to a contentious firearms bill last week, Speaker Beth Harwell implored her Republican colleagues to ignore demands from what she deemed “fringe” groups to make major changes to the measure.

03/03/2013

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Va. Beach Pizza Shop Gives Discounts To Gun Owners

You’ve probably heard of businesses getting robbed at gunpoint. But what about customers with guns getting a 15 percent discount?

02/18/2013

The NRA's Wayne LaPierre is urging gun owners to fight back against government legislation of gun rights. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

LaPierre: Gun Owners Need to ‘Stand and Fight’ For the Second Amendment

National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre renewed his call Thursday for armed guards in schools and urged gun owners to “stand and fight” for the Second Amendment.

02/14/2013

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Celebrity Twitter Accounts Opt For Silence After NRA Statement

Actors, musicians, athletes and other famous personalities took the Internet to make their voices and political sentiments heard during the Presidential election. But during yesterday’s press conference hosted by the National Rifle Association, many of those voices were uncharacteristically quiet.

12/22/2012

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Survey: Mass Shootings Have Little Effect On Gun Rights Divide

Despite a year of high-profile mass shootings across the country, Americans are still deeply divided on gun control and ownership.

12/17/2012

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Treaty Unlikely To Curb U.S. Gun Rights

Negotiators at the United Nations are working to put final touches on a treaty cracking down on the global, $60 billion business of illicit trading in small arms, a move aimed at curbing violence in some of the most troubled corners of the world. In the United States, gun activists denounce it as an end run around their constitutional right to bear arms.

07/27/2012

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Obama, Romney Views Have Evolved Toward Gun Rights

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both have softened their positions on gun restrictions over the years.

07/21/2012

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