National Rifle Association

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Year after Newtown, gun control groups keep hope

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Having already lost her 6-year-old son, Nicole Hockley insists she won’t lose the fight to reduce gun violence — no matter how long it takes. She is among a group of […]

12/11/2013

This photo taken May 10, 2013 shows Cody Wilson holding what he calls a Liberator pistol that was completely made on a 3-D-printer at his home in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American Statesman, Jay Janner)

Congress renews undetectable gun ban for decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines. But Republicans blocked an effort to toughen the restrictions — […]

12/09/2013

Sarah Palin (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Sarah Palin to host outdoors show

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the “red, wild and blue” lifestyle. The program, “Amazing America,” […]

12/09/2013

President Barack Obama lowers his head during a moment of silence at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, during a ceremony to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama laments DC shooting as gun debate has gone cold

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday wearily lamented “yet another mass shooting,” this time in the nation’s capital where the debate that raged earlier this year over tightening firearms laws has stalled amid […]

09/16/2013

On July 11, 2013, a Clarksville Schools faculty member, top right, carries an air-powered practice handgun to a classroom as firearms instructors, left, watch and students, lying on the floor, portray victims during a training exercise in Clarksville, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Arkansas AG: Schools can’t arm teachers, staff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas school districts can’t use a little-known state law to employ teachers and staff as guards who can carry guns on campus, the state’s attorney general said Thursday in an […]

08/01/2013

In this June 11, 2013 file photo, B. Todd Jones of  Minnesota, President Barack Obama's nominee for director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Senate ready for showdown on Obama pick for ATF

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is ready for a showdown on President Barack Obama’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in a battle that carries echoes of this year’s gun […]

07/31/2013

Protestors hold hands as they form a circle in the rotunda outside Florida Gov. Rick Scott's office. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)

Despite outcry, stand-ground law repeals unlikely

MIAMI (AP) — Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor’s office, the jury’s verdict that George Zimmerman […]

07/21/2013

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Moment of silence marks 6 months since Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun […]

06/14/2013

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Gun control advocates mark 6 months since shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the […]

06/10/2013

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Next NRA leader: Members fighting ‘culture war’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The incoming president of the National Rifle Association is warning its members they are fighting a “culture war” that goes beyond gun rights. James Porter, currently the organization’s first vice president, […]

05/03/2013

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