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Kid Gun Manufacturer Tries To Hide, Forgets Internet

Kid Gun Manufacturer Tries To Hide, Forgets Internet

| May 7, 2013

Keystone Sporting Arms tries closing kid gun site Crickett.com, as well as Facebook and Twitter accounts. Forgets that the Internet doesn’t forget.

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5-Year Old Kills 2-Year Old With ‘My First Rifle’

5-Year Old Kills 2-Year Old With ‘My First Rifle’

| May 1, 2013

In the words of the local coroner, “It was just one of those crazy accidents.” An accident in which a 5-year-old in Burkesville, KY, accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister with his own .22-caliber rifle.

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President Obama’s Response To Senate Vote

President Obama’s Response To Senate Vote

| April 17, 2013

President Obama makes a statement from the Rose Garden following the Senate’s vote to block common-sense measures to reduce gun violence. April 17, 2013.

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Senate Defeats Universal Background Check Compromise

Senate Defeats Universal Background Check Compromise

| April 17, 2013

Wednesday, the US Senate defeated the “compromise” background check amendment seen as key to passing President Obama’s gun control bill.

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Guns – The Big Picture – Boston.com

Guns – The Big Picture – Boston.com

| April 12, 2013

The latest Boston.com “The Big Picture” series is on Guns. It’s a collection of 54 images – supporters of gun control, those against; victims and families of victims, gun enthusiasts, and hunters.

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NRA Officially Opposes “Misguided” Background Check Compromise

NRA Officially Opposes “Misguided” Background Check Compromise

| April 11, 2013

In an “open letter” to the US Senate, the NRA reinforced their opposition to universal background checks, including the “misguided” compromise measure reportedly drafted by Senators Joe Manchin, Pat Toomey and Chuck Schumer.

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Indiana Legislature Proposes Statewide “School Shield” Program

Indiana Legislature Proposes Statewide “School Shield” Program

| April 9, 2013

A bill proposed in the Indiana Legislature would require every public or charter school in the state to have at least one designated school “protection” officer on campus, with a weapon, at all times. And if schools can’t afford a police officer, it can arm a teacher, principal or other employee.

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Rand Paul Says Principle Could Have Stopped Attack If “He” Was Armed

Rand Paul Says Principle Could Have Stopped Attack If “He” Was Armed

| April 5, 2013

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) told a crowd of students at the University of Kentucky on March 27th that the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, could have been prevented if school employees carried firearms.

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NRA Instructor Shoots Himself In The Foot: Literally

NRA Instructor Shoots Himself In The Foot: Literally

| April 5, 2013

National Rifle Association instructor Eugene Kenny could not join his fellow gun-rights supporters at the Connecticut state Capitol Wednesday because he accidentally shot himself in the foot. Literally.

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NRA’s Wayne LaPierre And Magazine “Clips”

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre And Magazine “Clips”

| April 5, 2013

During a recent Fox News interview, Wayne LaPierre discussed the new gun laws in Connecticut, stating that there’s “no evidence that anything would have changed” about the shooting in Newtown.

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NRA School Shield Program: Billion Dollar Security Bonanza?

NRA School Shield Program: Billion Dollar Security Bonanza?

| April 3, 2013

The NRA’s “School Shield” program, if carried out nationwide, could usher in a new billion dollar market in selling firearms, equipment, and weapons training and certification to schools, teachers, and staff.

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Justice Department Offers $20 Million In Grants To Improve Background Check Data

Justice Department Offers $20 Million In Grants To Improve Background Check Data

| April 3, 2013

The US Justice Department officially kicked off a $20 million grant program designed to improve the FBI’s national background check system for purchasing guns.

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NRA School Safety Report Members Sell Security Gear, Training, And Services

NRA School Safety Report Members Sell Security Gear, Training, And Services

| April 2, 2013

Five of the thirteen members of the National School Shield Program task force are employed by a firm that provides training and gear, including ammunition, to security personnel.

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NRA School Shield Report Calls For More Guns In Schools

NRA School Shield Report Calls For More Guns In Schools

| April 2, 2013

A National Rifle Association task force today recommended that schools train teachers and other school personnel to carry guns to protect their students.

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Additional Sandy Hook Information Released

Additional Sandy Hook Information Released

| April 2, 2013

Danbury State Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III authorized the release of new information concerning the December 14, 2012, tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

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NRA Robocalls In Newtown Spark Outrage From Residents [Updated]

NRA Robocalls In Newtown Spark Outrage From Residents [Updated]

| April 1, 2013

The National Rifle Association may want to consider adjusting their promotion techniques, especially in the town of Newtown, Connecticut whose residents have been receiving robocalls and postcards from the pro-gun organization. [Updated]

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NRA Denies Lanza Relationship

NRA Denies Lanza Relationship

| March 29, 2013

Among the guns, knives, ammunition, and other items discovered by police in the Lanza home were two NRA certificates made out to Adam and Nancy Lanza, and a NRA handbook “NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting.” The NRA denies any association.

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Assault Weapon Stolen From Gun Safety Instructor’s Car

Assault Weapon Stolen From Gun Safety Instructor’s Car

| March 29, 2013

Police are trying to track down an AR-15 assault weapon stolen from a well-known Utah gun lobbyist and safety instructor.

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President Obama: We Have Not Forgotten What Happened In Newtown

President Obama: We Have Not Forgotten What Happened In Newtown

| March 28, 2013

Today, President Obama promised the American people that he had not forgotten the 20 innocent chidlren and six brave educators who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary more than 100 days ago.

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What’s The Problem With Universal Background Checks?

What’s The Problem With Universal Background Checks?

| March 26, 2013

Why I think we need Universal Background Checks, and why we need to keep records.

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