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Gun that looks like iPhone may be on market soon, Senator objects

The Minnesota gun-making company Ideal Conceal may soon release a new gun that looks like a cellphone. But some people, a U.S. Senator among them, are nervous about what might happen if such a gun hits the streets.

Op-Ed: Sandy Hook 'truthers' send death threats to victim's family

Newtown - His name was Noah Pozner, and he was only six years old when he was murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Dec. 2012.

Op-Ed: As gun debate heats up, social media fans flames of fanaticism

San Francisco - As President Barack Obama announced unilateral executive action to curb what he and many observers call an "epidemic of gun violence," social media users on both sides of the gun control debate continued to ratchet up their polarized rhetoric.

President Obama announces executive action on gun control

Washington - An emotional President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced new executive actions meant to curb what he called America's "gun violence epidemic."

Obama seeks unilateral action on gun control

Washington - In an effort to curb gun violence in the U.S., President Barack Obama is looking for ways to take the issue of gun control out of the hands of Congress.

Op-Ed: Fox News airs NRA scare ad on Sandy Hook massacre anniversary Special

San Francisco - You would think that Fox News and the NRA would have the decency to refrain from airing pro-gun scare ads during the anniversary of one of the most horrific mass shootings in living memory, but then you would be wrong.

Paris massacre gun traced to Florida dealer Century Arms

Delray Beach - One of the guns used to massacre 130 people in Paris has been traced to a Florida gun dealer with close ties to the National Rifle Association (NRA) and a troubled history of selling guns that ended up in the hands of terrorists.

Op-Ed: 'God isn't fixing this': Daily News shooting cover angers right

As many conservatives called on Americans to pray to their deity figure in reaction to the latest mass shooting, a leading New York City newspaper has enraged many on the right with a full-page headline screaming 'God isn't fixing this.'

Op-Ed: Obama will ban gun ownership to some Social Security recipients

Wanting tighter control of gun owners in the country, the Obama administration has taken steps to tie gun ownership with Social Security benefits, expanding background checks for firearms owners.

Op-Ed: South Carolina counters evil with solidarity, forgiveness

Charleston - President Obama and Hillary Clinton wasted no time politicizing the tragic slaying of nine South Carolina churchgoers. The Democrat duo took gun control off the back burner and brought it to the forefront just hours after the mass murders.

NRA board member blasts reverend killed in Charleston attack

A National Rifle Association board member blames the massacre in Charleston's Emanuel AME Church Wednesday, on the gun-control position of Senator Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of the church, and one of the nine people killed.

Obama: Mass shootings 'don't happen in other advanced countries'

Washington - President Barack Obama addressed the massacre of nine black worshippers in a Charleston, South Carolina church last night with a frank acknowledgment that nations with strict gun control laws almost never suffer from mass shootings.

Op-Ed: Oregon gun control background check bill attacked by opponents

Gun control is a vital topic in the Unites States political arena pitting Democrats against Republicans. The State of Oregon is the latest to be in the news regarding a recent bill requiring background checks for those wanting to buy guns.

Vince Vaughn speaks out in support of gun rights

Actor Vince Vaughn recently spoke about his support for the second amendment and his belief that guns help to deter crimes.

New bill would require gun owners to have liability insurance

A new bill proposed by a Democrat from New York would require all gun owners, aside from law enforcement officers and service members, to have liability insurance before purchasing a firearm.

Ohio pushing for unrestricted concealed carry

A series of proposals by pro-gun lawmakers in Ohio would expand gun rights in the state and eliminate the concealed carry permit.

Op-Ed: "Operation Choke Point" strangles businesses that Obama dislikes

Washington D.c. - President Obama's Department of Justice has allegedly targeted legitimate businesses that the President does not like. Congress began investigating Operation Choke Point on Tuesday March 24, 2015.

Police: Man openly carrying firearm on school property was legal

Ann Arbor - A debate over guns in schools has caught fire in the state of Michigan after an Ann Arbor man legally carried his firearm to an event at his younger sister's school.

Op-Ed: Why are more guns being sold in the United States?

Guns are reportedly flying off the shelves in the United States but some reports indicate that the number of households with guns has been drastically declining over the last several decades.

Op-Ed: Why the ATF's proposed 5.56 ammunition ban is ridiculous

The ATF and White House are proposing a new ban on certain types of armor piercing 5.56 caliber ammunition; but the logic they're using to support their proposal is severely flawed.

Obama administration to ban green tip 5.56 ammunition?

The ATF is proposing a ban on certain armor piercing 5.56 ammunition, citing the increased availability of 5.56 caliber pistols.

New bill would ban magazines with more than 10 rounds in the U.S.

Lawmakers are urging Congress to get on board with a piece of legislation that would ban the sale, manufacture, transfer or possession of magazines with a capacity of more than 10 rounds.

Lawmakers want to ban children under 12 from gun shows

One lawmaker in the state of New York has introduced a measure to prevent children under the age of 12 from attending gun shows.

9-month-old infant dies after being shot by 5-year-old brother

Elmo - A northwest Missouri family is reeling after a five-year-old boy fatally shot his nine-month-old brother with his grandfather's revolver.

'More guns, less crime' hypothesis not supported by new research

New research suggests that 'right-to-carry' (RTC) laws do not result in less crime in the U.S., contrary to arguments by the gun rights movement.

Op-Ed: Moms Demand Action fight for gun control

Guns don't kill; people do. However, too many guns, irresponsibly used and in the wrong hands, are injuring and killing too many people. A gun license, like a driver's license, should be a privilege, not a right.

Pennsylvania teachers to be allowed to carry firearms at school?

Harrisburg - Teachers in Pennsylvania could soon have the opportunity to legally carry their firearms to work, thanks to a new piece of legislation proposed by Republican lawmakers in the state.

Op-Ed: Sensational stories give gun owners a bad name

Sensational news stories involving crazy and irresponsible people with firearms give real, responsible gun owners a bad reputation.

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.

How smart guns change the gun control debate forever

Smart guns have ignited a firestorm of debate between both sides of the gun rights conflict. Now tensions are rising and citizens are calling for action on smart gun laws.
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Piers Morgan debates Alex Jones on gun control
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Keith Ratliff - found shot to death in Georgia
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President Obama signing executive orders relating to U.S. gun control
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President Barack Obama speaking with Vice-President Joe Biden about the new gun control measures the White House proposed
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A gun control demonstration taking place in Washington DC.
A gun control demonstration taking place in Washington DC.
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Weapons are on display at Roseburg Gun Shop in Roseburg  Oregon  on October 2  2015
Weapons are on display at Roseburg Gun Shop in Roseburg, Oregon, on October 2, 2015
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A Houston, TX gun show
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File photo of World War II veteran Zane Grimm at the Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27th, 2013, at the San Francisco National Cemetery.
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