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Mississippi Senate OKs concealed carry, armed security in church

On Tuesday, the Mississippi Senate passed the "Mississippi Church Protection Act," which allows armed security and concealed carry without a permit in churches.

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.

Trigger the dog accidentally pulls trigger, shoots owner in foot

Avilla - Allie Carter, 25, may want to consider giving her dog a new name. Especially since his name seemed to be prophetic last Saturday morning, when he accidentally shot his owner in the foot by stepping on the gun. That's right, Trigger pulled the trigger.

Op-Ed: NRA official shamelessly blames Charleston victim for massacre

It took less than a day after the deadliest US gun massacre in nearly two years for a high-ranking National Rifle Association official to blame the slaughter on its most prominent victim.

South Carolina school bill mandates NRA-approved gun education

Columbia - South Carolina state legislators have proposed a bill that would force the state's public schools to spend more time teaching National Rifle Association-approved pro-gun material than some high schools spend teaching about the Civil War or World War II.

NRA 'Killer Cop' competition prompts outcry over police violence

Albuquerque - Beginning Sept. 15, the National Rifle Association will host its annual National Police Shooting Competition (NPSC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The competition is expected to draw more than 500 police officers from law enforcement agencies nationwide.

Jewish group calls for NRA lobbyist resignation after Nazi remark

Silverdale - Remarks made by a lobbyist for the National Rifle Association comparing gun control to Nazi Germany has enraged Washington's Jewish community and members are asking for his resignation.

Op-Ed: Fatal shooting stirs debate about parental responsibility

Burkesville - Parents across the country are asking, Why was a child allowed to play with a loaded rifle unsupervised in the first place?

West Virginia teen arrested after refusing to remove NRA t-shirt

Logan - A West Virginia teen was arrested at his middle school last Thursday after he refused to remove a National Rifle Association (NRA) t-shirt.

Man shoots himself to death at NRA-sponsored NASCAR race

Fort Worth - A Texas man used a gun to commit suicide on Saturday during a NASCAR race sponsored by the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Mayor Bloomberg joins Newtown's outrage over NRA robo-calls

Newtown - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Newtown residents on Monday in slamming the National Rifle Association’s robocall campaign to residents against any new gun restrictions, saying the NRA “ought to be ashamed."

Op-Ed: Colt firearms under fire and feeling unwelcome in Connecticut

Colt is the manufacturer of the Colt 45 revolver known as "The Peacemaker" and is facing a hostile environment in Connecticut, a place they called home for 175 years. Generations of family members have a solid history working at Colt.

Obama's gun ban misses target in Democrat Senate

Washington - Like his past budget proposals, President Barack Obama has failed to get enough support for his assault weapons ban to pass the Democrat-led Senate, let alone the Republican-led House.

Op-Ed: Arming teachers, a law enforcement and educators' perspective Special

Shortly after the Sandy Hook School shooting, some gun advocates suggested having teachers carry guns in the classroom, a prospect some educational organizations, teachers and law enforcement officers don't support.

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."

NRA launches 'NRA - Practice Range,' an ages 4+ iOS game

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has launched a shooting range simulation game for the Apple iOS called "NRA: Practice Range" in which the ratings are 4+.

US VP Biden: Sorry, no 'silver bullet' for gun violence problem

Washington - United States Vice President Joe Biden, meeting with people that represent different lobby groups and industries, said that there's no "silver bullet" that can remedy gun violence.

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.

New Jersey town places armed officers at schools

Marlboro - Protecting American children from falling victim of another Sandy Hook type tragedy has been a topic of conversation for more than a week, and one New Jersey town is taking the NRA's suggestion to heart.

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.

Fallout of the NRA's press conference continues increasing

After NRA vice-president and CEO Wayne LaPierre talked about armed guards at every school being the solution and blaming video games, the group has been receiving more negative publicity. It does bring up talks about increased security at schools.

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.

NRA calls for more guns as gunman kills 4 in Pennsylvania

Washington - The National Rifle Association held its long-anticipated post-Newtown press conference on Friday, with the pro-gun lobby calling for more guns to solve America's gun violence problem on the same morning that a gunman killed four people in Pennsylvania.

Protestor at NRA conference: 'NRA killing our kids' (Video)

A protester was forced out of NRA's press conference Friday morning on last week's Newtown shooting rampage after yelling the "NRA killing our kids!"

Video game industry receives political heat for Newtown Tragedy

As blame is pointed towards guns, blame is also pointed towards video games. Senator Jay Rockefeller D-WV plans to introduce a bill calling to research video game violence.

NRA claims 8,000 new members joining every day

The National Rifle Association claims its membership is soaring in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, with 8,000 new members reportedly joining the pro-gun group each day.

Gun control, gun rights & the talk of gun safety after Sandy Hook

While the NRA and other gun rights advocates are being demonized, other people are calling upon them to join an open discussion about gun control and gun safety.

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.
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