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File photo of Sandy Hook memorial. (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Moment Of Silence Marks 6 Months Since Newtown

Newtown held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun control, with the reading of names of thousands of victims of gun violence.

06/14/2013

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Biden To Hold Gun Control Event Next Week

The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is planning an event on gun control next Tuesday.

06/11/2013

The host of CNN's "Piers Morgan Live" has a deal with Gallery Books for "Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney." Gallery, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, announced Wednesday that the book is scheduled for October. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images).

Piers Morgan Releasing Book: ‘Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God And George Clooney’

The host of CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live” has a deal with Gallery Books for “Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney.” Gallery, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, announced Wednesday that the book is scheduled for October.

05/22/2013

File photo of the NRA's recent convention in Houston. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Discuss Changing Background Checks Bill

Senators backing gun control are discussing ways to revise the defeated Senate background check bill to help win the votes they need to resuscitate the measure.

05/08/2013

Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school on January 14, 2013 in Newtown, Connecticut. The town marked a month anniversay since the massacre of 26 children and adults at the school, the second-worst such shooting in U.S. history.  (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Newtown Families: We’ll Keep Fighting for Gun Law

Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.

04/21/2013

US President Barack Obama is accompanied by former lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords (L), vice president Joe Biden (R) and family members of Newtown school shooting victims as he speaks on gun control at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 17, 2013. Obama on Wednesday slammed what he called a "minority" in the US Senate for blocking legislation that would have expanded background checks on those seeking to buy guns. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Slams Senators Who Oppose Gun Measure

President Barack Obama says the Senate’s opposition to a bill that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers marks a “shameful day for Washington.” He says a minority of senators decided “it wasn’t worth it” to protect the nation’s children.

04/17/2013

File photo of Paul McCartney. (credit: PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

McCartney Lends Voice To Anti-Gun Violence Effort

Paul McCartney is adding his voice to Tony Bennett’s campaign against gun violence.

04/17/2013

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To NY Gun Law

The Supreme Court is staying out of the gun debate for now.

04/15/2013

File photo of a gun at an indoor firing range. (credit: Getty Images)

Senate Background Check Debate Starts Next Week

The first hurdle cleared with deceptive ease, the Senate turns to the heart of the battle over curbing gun violence next week when it considers a proposal to expand required federal background checks to gun shows and online firearms sales.

04/12/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama boarding Air Force One. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Bring Some Sandy Hook Families On AF1

President Barack Obama is bringing 11 families of those killed in the shooting at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School to Washington on Air Force One.

04/08/2013

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