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President Barack Obama addresses gun control issues at the Denver Police Academy on April 3, 2013 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Am Constrained By A System That Our Founders Put In Place’

Ratcheting up pressure for Congress to limit access to guns, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that recent steps by Colorado to tighten its gun laws show “there doesn’t have to be a conflict” between keeping citizens safe and protecting Second Amendment rights to gun ownership.

04/04/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during the National Urban League convention at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., July 25, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

White House: Obama Won’t Push For Stricter Gun Laws This Election Year

President Barack Obama will not push for stricter gun laws this election year, the White House said Thursday, one day after his impassioned remarks about the need to keep assault weapons off the streets suggested he may plunge into that political fight and challenge Congress to act.

07/27/2012

In this handout provided by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, accused movie theater shooter James Holmes poses for a booking photo in Centennial, Colo. (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Officers Lacked Sufficient Medical Support For 30 Minutes In Colo. Movie Massacre

As the horror unfolded for police first on the scene of the Colorado theater massacre, the officers repeatedly sent out urgent pleas for more ambulances even as a two-man crew and their rig were idling just a few miles away.

07/27/2012

File photo of President Barack Obama meeting with state and local officials in Aurora, Colo., for the first time following the horrific movie theater shooting. (credit: Getty Images)

In Wake Of Aurora Shooting, Gun Control Group Calls On Obama, Romney To Lead

A prominent gun control group on Thursday called on President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney to lead a search for solutions to gun violence, upping the political pressure on the White House hopefuls to take a decisive stance after the mass shootings in Colorado.

07/26/2012

In this handout provided by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, accused movie theater shooter James Holmes poses for a booking photo on an unspecified date in Centennial, Colo. (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Did Colorado Suspect Practice Shooting Before ‘Batman’ Massacre?

It appears James Holmes, the alleged shooter in the Aurora movie massacre that left 12 dead, practiced shooting before going on his rampage.

07/24/2012

Colorado Community Mourns In Aftermath Of Deadly Movie Theater Shooting (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Colorado Shooting Victim Was To Pursue Masters At University Of Maryland

Petra Anderson was going to study in the graduate program at Maryland’s School of Music, according to the ABC-7 report. She was shot in the head, but is expected to recover.

07/24/2012

James Holmes - Arapahoe County, Colorado courtroom - Monday, July 23, 2012. (Credit: RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images)

James Holmes Received $26K Grant From Bethesda-Based National Institutes of Health

NIH gave the graduate student a $26,000 stipend and paid his tuition for the highly competitive program in Neuroscience at the University of Colorado in Denver.

07/24/2012

A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

File photo of an AR-15 similar to the weapon James Holmes allegedly used in the Aurora massacre (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Colo. Massacre Suspect Silent As He Heads To Court

As the suspected gunman in the Colorado theater massacre heads to his first court appearance Monday, authorities have disclosed that he is refusing to cooperate and that it could take months to learn what prompted the horrific attack on midnight moviegoers at a Batman film premiere.

07/23/2012

Lone gunman-types can be more difficult to prevent for law enforcement than larger-scale terrorist attacks. (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Lone Gunman’ Situations A Policing Nightmare

He’s hard to pick out of a crowd. He has no criminal record. Often, he hasn’t told anyone about his plans. He’s compiled a weapons cache legally. He doesn’t show up on any law enforcement radar until after he’s acted.

07/22/2012

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