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FACT CHECK: A tired old gun stat still in service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even in its heyday, the statistic wasn’t the kind you could count on. A finding that 30-to-40 percent of guns changed hands outside the background-check system was, at best, a rough guide post in the murky gun-ownership universe.

03/13/2013

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Gun background checks drop 10 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of federal background checks for firearms sales declined in the U.S. last month, as retailers continue to run out of guns to sell during a buying spree driven by Washington’s new focus on gun control.

02/05/2013

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NRA changes stance on background checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The country’s most powerful gun rights lobbying group has reversed its decade-old stance on requiring instant background checks for people buying guns at gun shows.

02/04/2013

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Obama campaign org. could be put to work on gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama’s campaign organization is still active — and it could be used to help Obama fight for approval of his gun-control initiatives.

01/17/2013

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President Obama’s 23 Executive Actions on Gun Control (Listed)

Gun Violence Reduction Executive Actions The President announced yesterday that he and the Administration will: 1. Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal agencies to make relevant data available to the federal background check system. […]

01/17/2013

Bullets for sale

Obama administration plan for curbing gun violence

(AP) – Here are the proposals for curbing gun violence announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama in an easy to read digest.

01/16/2013

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Panetta: Complete background checks by Jan. 21

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is giving the Defense Department and the military services until Jan. 21 to review the backgrounds of all employees in contact with children in department programs and to report back in writing.

12/21/2012

Source: No background check on TV contestant

(AP) – A person familiar with the production of “America’s Got Talent” says a background check wasn’t conducted on an Afghanistan war veteran under scrutiny for his claims of battle injuries. The person, who wasn’t […]

06/07/2012

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