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President Barack Obama delivers a speech on gun control at the University of Hartford on April 8, 2013 in West Hartford, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama: Gun Control Legislation ‘Is Not About Me’

With time running out on the chance to pass gun control legislation, President Barack Obama on Monday warned Congress not to use delaying tactics against tighter regulations and told families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims that he’s “determined as ever” to honor their children with tougher laws.


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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.


President Barack Obama speaks while flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and relatives of gun violence victims, in the East Room at the White House, on March 28, 2013 in Washington. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: People Shouldn’t Get ‘Squishy’ Because Of Time Passed Since Newtown

President Barack Obama says the gun control votes in the Senate next month are the best chance in more than a decade to reduce gun violence.


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MomsRising Protesters Turned Away From NRA Headquarters

On Thursday, three months after the shootings, members attempted to bring 130,000 signatures to the National Rifle Association of America headquarters in Fairfax.


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)

Connecticut Cyclists Pedal to D.C. in Support of Gun Law Changes

They are biking from Newtown to Washington to send a message.


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Md. Senate Passes Gun-Control Bill

The Maryland Senate has passed a comprehensive gun-control measure.


Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a conference on gun violence at Western Connecticut State University on Feb. 21, 2013 in Danbury, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Biden: ‘There Are Plenty Of Ways To Protect Yourselves’

Vice President Joe Biden makes an impassioned plea for gun control legislation during a gun control violence conference at a Connecticut university less than 15 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School.


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Kids’ Suspensions Renew Debate Over Zero Tolerance

In Maryland, two 6-year-old boys pretend their fingers are guns during a playground game of cops and robbers. Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she’s going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while “simulating the sound of gunfire,” as one school official put it.


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Sen. Cruz: Constitutional Gun Rights Must Be Protected ‘Not Just When Popular’

The plague of gun violence makes it plain that current firearms restrictions are insufficient and new federal limits are needed, a top Democrat said Tuesday at a Senate hearing on gun control. Parrying that, a Republican said gun rights must be protected, even amid horrors like the mass shooting of school children in Connecticut.


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Va. Senate Panel Advances 3 School Safety Bills

A Virginia legislative committee has advanced three bills intended to improve school safety.