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Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separate statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: My Biggest Failure Was ‘Inability To Pass Gun Safety Laws After Newtown Massacre’

Eric Holder feels his biggest failure as attorney general under President Barack Obama was the inability to pass federal gun control laws following the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting.

10/21/2014

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

The FBI says the number of shootings in which a gunman opens fire on a crowd of people has increased in recent years. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

FBI Report: Recent Increase in US Mass Shootings

The number of shootings in which a gunman fired into a crowd has increased dramatically in recent years, according to an FBI report released Wednesday.

09/24/2014

Reiterating that she is still “disappointed” by Congress’ inability to pass gun control legislation last year, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. can’t let the “minority” of gun owners “terrorize” the majority of Americans.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Clinton: I Support A Ban On Assault Weapons

Reiterating that she is still “disappointed” by Congress’ inability to pass gun control legislation last year, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. can’t let the “minority” of gun owners “terrorize” the majority of Americans.

06/18/2014

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Police: Man Stole Sandy Hook Memorial Signs

A Virginia man who believes the Sandy Hook school shootings were a hoax has been charged in the theft of two memorial signs in New Jersey and Connecticut dedicated to victims of those shootings, police said Friday.

05/30/2014

Members of Team 26 arrive at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, March 11, 2014, after competing a 400-mile (644km) bike ride for the 2nd annual Sandy Hook Ride on Washington "in support of common sense legislation to reduce gun violence." (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook ‘Ride on Washington’ Arrives in D.C.

A team of 26 cyclists arrives in D.C. today after biking 300 miles from Newtown, Conn. since Saturday.

03/11/2014

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)

Conn. Shooter’s Dad: ‘You Can’t Get Any More Evil’

In his first public comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza said what his son did couldn’t “get any more evil” and he now wishes his son had never been born.

03/10/2014

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)

Despite Safety Emphasis, School Shootings Continue

There’s been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

02/02/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy at DreamWorks Animation on Nov. 26, 2013 in Glendale, Calif. )(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Obama To Hollywood: Stop Glorifying Gun Violence

President Barack Obama has a message for Hollywood: stop glorifying gun violence.

11/27/2013

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Hundreds of Guns Lost, Stolen From Dealers in Md.

On January 16, 2013, Obama laid out 23 executive actions, one of which called on the Department of
Justice to prepare a report analyzing information on lost and stolen guns. The end result, released earlier this week, shows that Maryland had one of the greatest number of firearms reported lost or stolen from Federal Firearms Licensees in 2012.

06/20/2013

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