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No assault weapons ban in Democrats’ bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospects for congressional approval of an assault weapons ban appear to be even slimmer, now that Senate Democratic leaders are removing that provision from the firearms legislation the Senate will debate next month.


David Gregory

Emails: Decision on NBC host stirred response

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia prosecutors who decided against charging NBC television host David Gregory with firearms possession received more than 200 emails from citizens.


In this photo released by the White House, President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. The White House released a photo of Obama firing a gun, two days before he heads to Minnesota to discuss gun control. In a recent interview with The New Republic magazine, Obama said yes when asked if he has ever fired a gun. He said "we do skeet shooting all the time," except for his daughters, at Camp David. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)

Obama a skeet shooter?

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two days before President Obama’s first trip outside Washington to promote his gun-control proposals, the White House tried to settle a brewing mystery by releasing a photo to back his claim to be a skeet shooter.


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Calif. lawmakers consider range of gun controls

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are promising to move cautiously as they consider tighter restrictions on handguns, assault rifles and ammunition purchases.


President Barack Obama

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.


Children who wrote letters to President Obama about the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, watch as he signs executive orders outlining proposals to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo)

Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

WASHINGTON (AP) – Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades.


Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton on gun control: ‘This is nuts’

In a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show, former President Bill Clinton outlined the importance of mobile technology but also talked about political issues like gun control, calling the availability of high-capacity gun magazines “nuts.” CLICK TO WATCH



Click, print, shoot: Downloadable guns possible

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – It sounds incredible, but a group is working to download a gun’s design and build it on a 3-D printer. There wouldn’t be any background checks for such a gun and that prospect is disquieting to gun control advocates.


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NRA promises to help prevent school shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association is breaking its silence four days after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The nation’s largest gun rights organization made its first public statements Tues. after a self-imposed media blackout.


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Cerberus to sell gun company that makes Bushmaster

(AP) – The company that makes one of the weapons used to kill elementary school children in Connecticut is being put up for sale by its owner, which called Friday’s tragedy a “watershed event” in the debate over gun control.


CNN's John King

Fiscal Cliff, Gun Control, Hurricane Sandy Aid – CNN’s John King Comments

Congress is busy debating more than the Fiscal Cliff this morning. CNN’s John King checked in with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett on LA’s Morning News with his analysis of the latest on new gun law proposals, aid to Hurricane Sandy victims and more. Listen to a replay…


State Police respond to shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut.

White House isn’t getting into gun control today

WASHINGTON (AP) – A White House spokesman says this isn’t the day for a discussion about gun control. Jay Carney was responding to reporters’ questions on that issue and the President’s campaign promises on gun control.