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Op-Ed: Lack of responsibility leads to death of shooting instructor

A 9-year-old girl in Arizona killed her shooting instructor Monday when she accidentally shot him with the Uzi submachine gun she was learning to fire.

Georgia man sues daughter's school for not allowing guns

Douglasville - A Georgia man is suing his daughter's school after the principal told him he was not allowed to carry his firearm on school property.

Video: DARPA tests guided bullet for American military

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) organization was created to help integrate new technology into America's defensive organizations. Their latest project is a guided bullet which can track a target after being fired.

Two armed Georgians have showdown over 'guns everywhere' law

Valdosta - Two armed men had a tense standoff when one demanded identification from the other. Things nearly turned ugly when one owner removed his gun from a holster and the incident ended with an arrest.

Most U.S. firearms aren't protected from fire

According to the latest data published by the National Fire Protection Association, there are now more than 365,000 home fires in the U.S. every year, causing upwards of $5.7 billion in damages, to say nothing of lost life.

Popular firearms manufacturer relocating because of gun control

A popular handgun manufacturer is moving forward with its decision to relocate following the passage of strict gun control legislation in New York.

NRA changes its mind on open carry

Following a backlash from its supporters, the National Rifle Association has retracted its statements regarding open carry groups in Texas.

CEO stalked, threatened by avid gun supporters for 'smart gun'

There are likely few people that are unaware that the U.S. has a gun problem, though finding a solution that all will agree with proves to be more difficult.

Record number of illegal firearms seized in China

Beijing - In a nation where private gun ownership is banned, the seizure of over 10,000 firearms in the hands of a single criminal ring has surprised many. 120,000 banned knives were also seized.

Utah bill would make things easier for open gun carriers

A new bill that is now headed to the Utah governor's desk would make it easier for gun owners in the state to openly carry their firearms.

'The Red Ammo Scare' - Americans hoarding Russian ammo

Worried that new sanctions may affect ammunition imports, many American gun owners are scarfing up Russian ammo as quickly as they can find it.

Newspaper will publish names and addresses of local gun owners

Last year, officials in Putnam County, New York said they would not release information on local gun permit holders to the news media but a judge is now ordering them to do so, citing the New York Safe Act.

Review: Hilarious parody video pokes fun at ridiculous gun torture tests

A popular gun YouTuber decided recently to feed peanut butter to his Glock model 33, poking fun at the growing popularity of gun torture test videos involving food.

Petitions start in opposition to Facebook's proposed 'gun ban'

The battle between gun rights advocates and gun control advocates continues to rage on with new petitions now emerging to counter a petition that asks Facebook to ban gun related content from their website.

Facebook to get rid of gun-themed pages?

Facebook executives are currently debating a huge policy change that could bring an end to all gun-themed pages on the social media website.

Op-Ed: Gun Control Laws - Protecting citizens or enabling criminals? Special

Manila - As crime rates rise, it is becoming imperative for some civilians to own a firearm to protect themselves and their families. However, are the new gun control laws in place to protect civilians or to empower criminals?

Firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson has record sales

Gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. reported its fourth quarter sales on Tuesday amid a surge in demand for firearms.

NRA mocked in 'Bullet to the Head of the NRA' video game demo

A member of Encyclopedia Dramatica, as a means to mock and infuriate the National Rifle Association, created a game demo called "Bullet to the Head of the NRA."

GOP Pollster on the NRA: It isn't listening to public opinion

Frank Luntz, a GOP pollster and top strategist, said that the National Rifle Association (NRA) isn't listening to public opinion. This is in respect by the solution given out by NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre.

US gun control talks draw many crossing ideological lines

The debate on both sides of gun legislation has turned into debates such as: armed guards vs. armed educators, mental health, states rights vs. federal mandates, etc.

After the NRA press conference, leaders stick to their guns

When on shows such as NBC's "Meet the Press," ABC's "This Week," and CBS' "Face the Nation," NRA leaders "stuck to their guns" and stood firm in support for armed guards and in opposition for more gun control laws.

Gamer TriForce Johnson to NRA's Wayne LaPierre: 'This means war'

The gamer community is pushing back against the comment made by NRA's Wayne LaPierre in regards that video games are to blame for Sandy Hook. Isaiah "TriForce" Johnson, a high-profile figure in the video game community and industry, is pushing back.

NRA press conference on Sandy Hook receives very mixed responses

The National Rifle Association (NRA) gave its response to preventing tragedies such as Sandy Hook from happening again. It's proposal has received very mixed responses.

Op-Ed: Obama declares war on the Second Amendment

The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary school and the proliferation of past gun violence will facilitate Obama’s plan to make gun ownership illegal in America within the near future. The Second Amendment could fall soon.

NRA, after being silent, speaks out about the Newtown Tragedy

After being silent for a few days after the incident at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, the NRA broke its silence and said that it was saddened with what happened. It plans to hold a press conference on December 21.

Man shoots himself in penis on way to work

Birmingham - Accidentally shooting oneself is never a good idea, especially if it is in the private parts of the body. However, one man shot himself in the penis, on Tuesday morning, and is now recovering in Beaumont Hospital.

Op-Ed: Shoot First Ask Later — Gun Laws in the U.S

A look at the gun laws in the United States and the history of the 2nd Amendment. How has this amendment been distorted to commit crimes and make money for the gun lobbyists.

Four dead in one house as Britain's murderous festive period ends

Four people have been found dead after a New Year's Day shooting at a house in Horden, near Peterlee, County Durham late on Sunday. The multiple killing rounds off a brutally active festive period for murder squad detectives across Britain.

New York City's tough gun laws may be eased

New York - After a tourist from Tennessee was arrested for bringing a loaded gun into the Big Apple, there were calls for the city's gun laws to be reexamined.

Nancy Reagan's Secret Service agent shoots self in hip

Camarillo - A Secret Service agent assigned to protect the wife of former President Ronald Reagan accidentally shot himself in the hip Friday during a firearms training session at a shooting range owned by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department.
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