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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

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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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