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Moms ‘moo-ving’ on gun control push – Hadas Gold – POLITICO.com

Using the successful formula established by groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving, mothers groups are revving up messaging, lobbying and events to keep the issue of gun control in the national spotlight. And they’ve got a secret weapon — bringing their cute kids along to lobby members of Congress. “When …

Independence Day 2013: This is no time for ceremony.

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry  St. John’s Church, Richmond, Virginia March 23, 1775.  I shall speak forth my sentiments freely, and without reserve. This is no time for ceremony. The question before the House is one of awful moment to this country. For my own part, I consider it as nothing less than …

Mohave Daily News Supervisors lift weapons ban at libraries

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KINGMAN — The gun debate raged on Monday when the county supervisors unanimously removed the ban of weapons at county libraries. Several speakers spoke out for and against allowing guns in the 10 county branch libraries. The library district citizen’s advisory committee told the board that they opposed allowing guns …

Gabrielle Giffords: Gun rights come with responsibilities

Gabby Giffards

July 4 gets the parades and the celebrations, as it should. But I’m going to start my celebration of American independence early. Days before we celebrate our Declaration of Independence and the values that make our nation great, I am taking this week to pay tribute to the Second Amendment …

Mark Kelly: Consequences for gun inaction – Rebecca Elliott – POLITICO.com

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, want opponents of gun control legislation to get on board or expect a struggle in upcoming elections.“If we don’t have a Congress that can pass some reasonable gun legislation, which I think the public is asking for, overwhelmingly in some cases, …

Question of the Day: Your thoughts on the Trayvon Martin Trial.

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We want to know what your opinions are of the Trayvon Martin case thus far.   Specifically at issue is the Florida “Stand your ground” law that initially kept George Zimmerman out of jail until a public outcry led to his arrest and being charged with 2nd Degree murder.   …

Concord police stun, arrest gun rights protester after officer touched on shoulder | New Hampshire NEWS07

CONCORD — A man was arrested and two people, including a Concord police officer, were allegedly assaulted during a rally Tuesday in a clash between a gun control group and gun rights supporters.The event had people supporting the Mayors Against Illegal Guns movement, founded by New York City Mayor Michael …

Catholic Mass Shooting: Charles Richard Jennings Shot Father-In-Law At Utah Church, Police Say

OGDEN, Utah — A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of walking into a Catholic church and shooting his father-in-law in the back of the head during Mass. Charles Richard Jennings Jr., 35, was captured Sunday afternoon in nearby Box Elder County after fleeing in a stolen pickup truck, …

6 dead among 24 shot Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning – chicagotribune.com

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Two dozen people were shot Saturday afternoon into Father’s Day Sunday across the city, according to authorities. Of the 24 people shot, six died either at the crime scenes or at local hospitals. The youngest was 16. One of the men killed was an armed man shot by police after …

Police: Four fatally shot in St. Louis business – CNN.com

(CNN) — A shooting at a St. Louis business Thursday that left four people dead appears to be a murder-suicide, a police official said. The unidentified owner of A K Home Health Care is believed to be the gunman, police said. The others appeared to be employees. After a review …

Seeking To Answer Unknowns Of Gun Violence, Institute Of Medicine Outlines Research Agenda : Policy/Biz : Medical Daily

MedicalDaily

Although polar opponents on either side of the American gun control debate often pose their arguments as peer-reviewed fact, surprisingly little research has been done on the subject. Consequently, a lot remains unknown. Gun safety technologies such as iris scans and gun-activating magnetic stripe badges are currently available. But would …

Bloomberg placed personal calls to Hickenlooper during gun control debates | Complete Colorado – Page Two

Just hours after Governor John Hickenlooper signed a series of sweeping new gun control laws in Colorado, KDVR Fox 31 reported:“…Hickenlooper brushed off the notion that the bills were pushed through, and that the White House or New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s group was controlling the agenda.”However, phone records …

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