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Biden says he senses urgency for gun control

| February 11, 2013

Biden says he senses urgency for gun control PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden, speaking hours after a fatal shooting at a courthouse in his home state of Delaware, said on Monday there was an unprecedented sense of urgency among police and officials to enact gun control laws. "The one thing that came across […]

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Colorado: Remember to Attend Important Public Hearings That Will Affect Your Gun Rights

| February 11, 2013

Colorado: Remember to Attend Important Public Hearings That Will Affect Your Gun Rights Your Second Amendment rights and your right to self-defense are under attack, and we need your help to protect our Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Colorado. On Tuesday and Wednesday, House committees will hold public hearings on four different anti-gun bills—and […]

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Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will Be Considered by the House Tomorrow

| February 11, 2013

Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will Be Considered by the House Tomorrow Tomorrow, February 12, Senate Bill 1335 will be considered on the House floor.  S.B. 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee by a 16-6 vote on Friday.  The amended version […]

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Massachusetts: Westford Faces Impending Gun Ban and Confiscation of Commonly Owned Firearms and Magazines

| February 11, 2013

Massachusetts: Westford Faces Impending Gun Ban and Confiscation of Commonly Owned Firearms and Magazines The Westford Board of Selectmen is currently pursuing an extremely restrictive ordinance that would infringe on your Second Amendment rights and inhibit your inherent right to self-defense.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun-control coalition wants tougher laws in Iowa

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control coalition wants tougher laws in Iowa A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. Members of Iowans for Gun Safety, One Million Moms for Gun Control and the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa pushed for universal background checks, reduced magazine capacity, a system to flag […]

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Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher Iowa laws

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher Iowa laws DES MOINES — A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Iowa gun-control advocates lobby GOP lawmakers

| February 11, 2013

Iowa gun-control advocates lobby GOP lawmakers A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new restrictions on firearms. About two dozen victims, […]

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Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new restrictions on firearms. About two dozen victims, […]

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UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress * Aim is to pressure divided Congress to toughen gun laws * Victims provide faces and voices to the carnage * Guests include a fourth grade gun-control advocate fromNewtown (Updates with first lady's guest will be parents of slain teen) WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – President […]

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Arkansas: House Committee to Hear Faculty Campus Carry Bill Tomorrow

| February 11, 2013

Arkansas: House Committee to Hear Faculty Campus Carry Bill Tomorrow Tomorrow, February 12 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 1243.  If possible, please attend this important hearing in Room 137 of the State Capitol. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Giffords in new gun-control ad: "Congress must act"

| February 11, 2013

In new gun-control TV ad, former Ariz. rep. who nearly died in 2011 shooting rampage calls for universal background checks View full story

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Gun violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

Gun violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress * Aim is to pressure divided Congress to toughen gun laws * Victims provide faces and voices to the carnage * Guests include a fourth-grade gun-control advocate fromNewtown WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama'sfellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gunviolence to […]

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Resident fires at armed robbers

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Resident fires at armed robbers TOWN OF NEWBURGH – Police in the Town of Newburgh are investigating a home invasion robbery in which shots were fired. Residents of 109 South Plank Road told officers three men wearing mask and armed with handguns entered their home, threatened them and demanded money. One of the residents was […]

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New Jersey: More than 20 Extreme Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committee this Wednesday

| February 11, 2013

New Jersey: More than 20 Extreme Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committee this Wednesday On Wednesday, February 13th, the New Jersey Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee will hear more than twenty extreme anti-gun bills.  These bills, which border on being some of the worst anti-gun legislation currently being considered in the United States, are a […]

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One Million Moms For Gun Control's "Moms Demand Action Week" Will Pressure Congress To Pass Stronger Gun Laws

| February 11, 2013

One Million Moms For Gun Control's "Moms Demand Action Week" Will Pressure Congress To Pass Stronger Gun Laws American Moms to Reach Out to Congress Every Day Week of Feb. 18; Outreach to be Captured and Publicized Via Social Media INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — One Million Moms for Gun Control announced today a week-long […]

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Gun victims' relatives emerge as advocates

| February 11, 2013

Gun victims' relatives emerge as advocates WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Sherlach just said "no." View full story

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Gov. O’Malley says NRA is ‘drowning out’ support for gun control in Md.

| February 10, 2013

Gov. O’Malley says NRA is ‘drowning out’ support for gun control in Md. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley took a swipe at the National Rifle Association on Friday, publishing a blog post on O’Malley’s state Web site titled “The NRA: Drowning out Marylanders.”The governor’s move comes two days after gun rights advocates swamped the first bill […]

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Ohio: Sheriffs taking a stand against new gun laws

| February 10, 2013

Ohio: Sheriffs taking a stand against new gun laws The Boone County Fiscal Court has joined a growing list of county governments and sheriff’s departments around the country in approving a resolution against the enforcement of mandates that restrict gun ownership.Boone County Judge executive Gary Moore said the county had a responsibility to show its […]

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Rising voice of gun ownership is female

| February 10, 2013

Rising voice of gun ownership is female In the debate over firearms regulations, the voices of gun owners have largely been those of men. But at firing ranges across the country, a growing number of women are learning to use firearms and honing their skills.Women’s participation in shooting sports has surged over the last decade, […]

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