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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, …

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 …

Campus bans guns, tells people to nod at attackers | The Daily Caller

June 12, 2013 Gun Control No Comments

In lieu of guns, people who find themselves in dangerous situations at or near the University of Arkansas at Little Rock should defend themselves by glancing and nodding, said a university safety expert. Earlier this year, the Arkansas legislature approved a concealed carry law, but gave school administrators permission to …

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 …

Gun Control Fails To Prevent Criminals From Getting Guns, Again – Hit & Run : Reason.com

June 6, 2013 Gun Control No Comments

In the latest news of the obvious, USA Today went to Camden, New Jersey skyline at right, to see how successfully that states uber-restrictive gun laws have cut off the flow of firearms to bad guys. They havent, it turns out. As the articles subhead puts it, “Gun law changes …

The Last of Us Would Have Been Better With No Guns | Game|Life | Wired.com

In 1982, PBS aired a documentary about Imagic, one of the earliest independent publishers in the then-fledgling videogame industry. One scene shows its team of designers sitting at a picnic table discussing ideas for new games. “Not another space shooter,” says one. “Ryan,” another replies, with no way of knowing …

New Jersey gun laws don’t curb violence in Camden– USA TODAY

CAMDEN, N.J. — Anderson Baker lives in a state with a litany of gun regulations. But no law stopped him from becoming a teenage drug dealer who could easily acquire, and use, his weapon of choice. The national debate in the wake of the Newtown elementary school massacre has centered …

Mayhem in the city: 25 people shot in 48 hours  – NY Daily News

Violence surged like the mercury Sunday, with three more fatalities from gun violence — and eight others wounded in shootings — bringing the total number of bullet-riddled in the city to 25 in less than 48 hours. Only Staten Island was safe from the wide-ranging spray of gunfire and sickening …

Why Mike Bloomberg’s gun control ads backfired – The Week

Mike Bloomberg has never been fond of firearms and after Newtown, the outgoing New York City mayor threw what remains of his national political clout behind gun-control measures. Now, Mayor Bloomberg is a very bright guy, but no one is ever going to accuse him of modesty. And he’s been …

Maryland anti-gun control petition fails; NRA lawsuit looms – Baltimore Sun

Maryland’s new gun control law will not head to voters now that organizers of a petition drive to halt the law failed to turn in any signatures before Friday night’s deadline. “This means there were no successful petitions this year,” Stephen Ackerman from the Secretary of State’s Office said in …

Grand Island Preschooler Asked to Change the Sign for His Name in School

Hunter Spanjer says his name with a certain special hand gesture, but at just three and a half years old, he may have to change it. “He’s deaf, and his name sign, they say, is a violation of their weapons policy,” explained Hunter’s father, Brian Spanjer. Grand Island’s “Weapons in …

Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States – NYTimes.com

June 1, 2013 Gun Control No Comments
New York Times

CARSON CITY, Nev. — John W. Griffin is a fast-talking, whiskey-loving, fifth-generation Nevadan who spends his days as a lobbyist courting lawmakers in Stetsons. He advocates for luxury casinos, once brokered a dispute between a brothel and a nightclub, and has helped feuding families resolve tussles over cattle crossings. Now …

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