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'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.

3-year-old Montana boy killed during game of 'gun tag'

Charlo - A Montana man is behind bars, charged with negligent homicide after fatally shooting a three-year-old boy during a game of "gun tag."

Nebraska students permitted to pose with firearms

Omaha - Graduating seniors from one Nebraska high school will be permitted to prominently display firearms in their senior pictures, following a unanimous vote from the board of education.

Rifle used by America's first mass shooter is now for sale

One of the firearms used by Charles Whitman in his infamous 1966 shootings at the University of Texas is now up for sale. The price, however, might surprise you.

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.

Girl, 9, accidentally shoots dead US instructor with Uzi

Los Angeles - A nine-year-old girl learning to fire an Uzi submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range in the United States, triggering more debate over gun control in the country.

Op-Ed: Bullets and burgers: make mine an Uzi

Kingman - Most vacation trips to the southwest end up in Vegas for gambling or Los Angeles for rides at Disneyland. In gun-happy America add stopping at a gun range.

St. Louis police allegedly shoot another African American suspect

St Louis - A cell phone video has emerged showing St. Louis police allegedly shooting an African American male in broad daylight after he stole two sodas from a local store.

Federal judge overturns Washington DC ban on guns in public

Washington - A federal judge has ruled that a ban on citizens carrying handguns in public in the US capital Washington DC is unconstitutional.

Federal judge overturns Washington DC ban on guns in public

Washington - A federal judge ruled that the ban on citizens carrying handguns in public in the US capital is unconstitutional.

Missouri Governor doesn't want teachers packing heat

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon recently vetoed legislation that would have allowed teachers and other school staff members to carry firearms on campus.

A brief history of gun bans in stores across America

Companies across America are beginning to ask customers to leave their firearms at home when frequenting their storefronts.

Op-Ed: The dumbest argument against Hobby Lobby

It might seem hard to be too critical of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow Hobby Lobby to deny its female employees insurance that covers contraception.

X-ray gun developed to search vehicles for hidden contraband

Technicians at American Science & Engineering have created a hand-held device which can be used to search for compartments in any vehicle or structure you can think of.

Op-Ed: A good man with a gun wasn't enough

Las Vegas - The National Rifle Association wants the nation to believe that the only answer to a bad man with a gun is a good man with a gun.

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.

Bullets and booze: Oklahoma gun range gets liquor license

Oklahoma City - While the owner promises those drinking won't be allowed to shoot, the controversial news is out: a start-up gun range, currently under construction, has been authorized to sell alcohol by the Oklahoma City Council.

Chipotle says no to guns

Chipotle is asking customers not to bring guns into its stores after it says gun rights advocates posted a picture of military-style assault rifles inside one of its restaurants in Texas. The two men started an entire movement in the Denver based chain

U.S. doctors decry 'political blackmail' by gun lobby

Washington - A leading U.S. medical journal hit out at the powerful American gun lobby for opposing the nomination for the post of top doctor, calling it a new form of "political blackmail.

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.

U.S. rancher asks forgiveness, but defends 'racist' remarks

Los Angeles - A U.S. rancher who has become an unlikely anti-government ring-leader begged forgiveness for remarks criticized as racist, while insisting he was one of the most "non-racist people in America.

Racism taints U.S. rancher in folk hero standoff

Los Angeles - A Nevada cattle rancher has become the unlikely ring-leader of an armed right-wing militia, billing himself as a people's hero locked in a showdown with U.S. federal authorities.

Shoplifter stopped by man with concealed carry permit

Roseville - A violent shoplifter who stabbed a guard several times with a contaminated needle was stopped by a man with a legal concealed weapon Monday.

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.

Facebook announces steps to stop illegal gun sales

San Francisco - Facebook is taking aim at people who are using the social network or Instagram photo-sharing platform to sell guns.Under pressure from gun safety advocates, the social network will block members under 18 years of age from viewing pages or timeline post...

Facebook announces steps to stop illegal gun sales

San Francisco - Facebook is taking aim at people who are using the social network or Instagram photo-sharing platform to sell guns.The social network will block members under 18 years of age from viewing pages or timeline posts reported to involve private gun sales an...

Facebook, Instagram crack down on gun sales on social networks

Facebook Inc and its photo sharing subsidiary, Instagram, will delete posts offering to buy or sell guns without background checks, Facebook announced on Wednesday.

Finger bang: 10-year-old suspended for shaping finger like gun

Columbus - A 10-year-old boy in Ohio was recently suspended after he shaped his finger like a gun, which was apparently a violation of his school's strict zero tolerance weapons policy.

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.
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