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In this handout photo provided by the FBI, Aaron Alexis is shown in a photo prior to the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: FBI via Getty Images)

CBS News: Navy Yard Shooter Unable to Buy AR-15 Assault Rifle From Gun Store

The gunman behind the Washington Navy Yard shooting that left 12 people dead reportedly tried to buy an AR-15 assault rifle last week but the gun store would not sell it to him immediately.

09/18/2013

File photo of semiautomatic weapons. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Ban Would Protect More Than 2,200 Firearms

Congress’ latest crack at a new assault weapons ban would protect more than 2,200 specific firearms, including a semi-automatic rifle that is nearly identical to one of the guns used in the bloodiest shootout in FBI history.

02/16/2013

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

Gun Dealers Challenge Rifle Reporting Requirement

A lawyer for two Arizona gun dealers is arguing that the Obama administration overstepped its legal authority when it required dealers in southwestern border states to report when customers buy multiple high-powered rifles.

01/09/2013

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FBI: Hammers, Clubs Kill More People Than Rifles, Shotguns

Annual FBI crime statistics show that more people are killed with clubs and hammers each year than by rifles or shotguns.

01/03/2013