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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

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Teen Charged as Adult, Sentenced in DC School Shooting

A 17-year-old was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for shooting a classmate last year in the parking lot of Coolidge High School.

02/08/2013

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Md. Teen in School Shooting Will Be Tried as Adult

A Maryland high school sophomore accused of shooting a disabled classmate will be tried as an adult.

02/08/2013

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Obama Stands Firm On Gun Control Despite Long Odds

President Barack Obama declared Monday on his first trip outside Washington to promote gun control that a consensus is emerging for universal background checks for purchasers, though he conceded a tough road lay ahead to pass an assault weapons ban over formidable opposition in Congress.

02/04/2013

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Conservatives Make Gun Issue New Rallying Cry

An immigration debate is raging and a budget crisis looms in Congress, but the conservative activists gathered outside the New Hampshire Statehouse had just one thing on their minds: guns.

02/02/2013

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Background Checks On Guns Peak In Week After Newtown Shooting

The FBI said Monday it conducted more background checks for firearms sales and permits to carry guns the week following the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre that it has in any other one-week period since 1998.

01/28/2013

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Bill To Arm Va. School Employees Faces First Test

A Virginia legislative subcommittee is set to consider a proposal to arm public school employees.

01/17/2013

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Obama Proposing Gun Limits, Faces Tough Obstacles

President Barack Obama is launching the nation’s most sweeping effort to curb gun violence in nearly two decades, urging a reluctant Congress to ban military-style assault weapons as well as the kinds of high-capacity ammunition magazines used in last month’s massacre of 20 elementary school children in Newtown, Conn.

01/15/2013

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Gunman Wounds Man, Himself at St. Louis School

A gunman walked into a business school in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday and shot an administrator in the chest before shooting himself, police said.

01/15/2013

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NRA Vows To Defend Gun Rights After WH Meeting

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby says its meeting at the White House was more about demonizing the Second Amendment than about keeping students safe.

01/10/2013

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