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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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Anglican Leader Backs Gun Control In The US

The leader of the world’s 80 million-strong Anglican Communion has thrown his support behind stricter gun control in the U.S., saying the easy availability of powerful weapons drew vulnerable people toward violence.

12/22/2012

National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Promises To Help Prevent Future School Shootings

After four days of self-imposed silence on the shooting that killed 26 people inside a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the nation’s largest gun rights lobby emerged Tuesday and promised “to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.”

12/18/2012

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Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

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Reid: Congress Needs Debate On Stopping Gun Violence

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Congress must have a meaningful conversation and debate on how to change laws to stop gun violence.

12/17/2012

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6-Year-Old Survivor: ‘Mommy, I’m OK But All My Friends Are Dead’

A 6-year-old first-grade girl played dead to survive while Adam Lanza gunned down her classmates at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday.

12/17/2012

O.A.R's performance at Merriweather Post Pavillion in Columbia, MD on August 10, 2012. (Photos by T. Yorro/94.7 Fresh FM)

O.A.R. Returns Home to Help

In the wake of Friday’s tragedy in Newtown, Conn., a band of homegrown superstars took to the stage to bring a little bit of relief — if only for a few hours.

12/17/2012

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