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CO Gun Rights Groups Pull the Trigger on Recall Efforts Following New Legislative Limits

CO Gun Rights Groups Pull the Trigger on Recall Efforts Following New Legislative Limits
A handful of mile high Democratic state lawmakers face recall petition efforts in what looks to be the first wave of fallout over legislative votes to limit gun rights. In an era in which recall efforts are booming, from governor's offices down to town councils and school boards, Colorado will serve as the petri dish for gun-rights groups who want to punish elected officials who expanded gun control laws after last year's Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn., shooting massacres.
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Gun Homicides Rate Drops to Lowest Since 1993

Gun Homicides Rate Drops to Lowest Since 1993
The Justice study also said that in 2011, about 70 percent of all homicides were committed with a firearm, mainly a handgun.
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At NRA Rally, Beck Shows NYC Mayor Bloomberg as Saluting Nazi

At NRA Rally, Beck Shows NYC Mayor Bloomberg as Saluting Nazi
Giving the keynote address at the NRA annual meeting, Glenn Beck portrayed New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a saluting Nazi. Beck is already under fire for pushing conspiracy theories about the Boston bombing and a shooting at the Houston airport Friday afternoon.
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Over 12,000 Americans Want to Know: Does the NRA Agree with Nugent's Military Suicide Comments?

Over 12,000 Americans Want to Know: Does the NRA Agree with Nugent's Military Suicide Comments?
Over 12,000 Americans, including thousands of veterans and military family members have signed a petition asking one simple thing of the NRA – do they or do they not agree with their Board Member, Ted Nugent’s military suicide comments?
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LaPierre Says NRA Members: 'Exemplify Everything That's Good and Right About America'

LaPierre Says NRA Members: 'Exemplify Everything That's Good and Right About America'
Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun.
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NRA's Victory Party Over Common Sense Stars Glenn Beck, Ted Nugent

NRA's Victory Party Over Common Sense Stars Glenn Beck, Ted Nugent
The National Rifle Association has spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington and state capitols across the country.
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Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws

Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws
Under the law, Kansans could manufacture and sell semi-automatic weapons in-state without a federal license or any federal oversight. Bills similar to Kansas’ law have been introduced in at least 37 other states.
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Umm, Err, Well, Uhh: Ayotte Tries to Explain Gun Vote to Daughter of Newtown Victim

Umm, Err, Well, Uhh: Ayotte Tries to Explain Gun Vote to Daughter of Newtown Victim
At her first town meeting since the vote, Ayotte was confronted by a visibly angry Erica Lafferty, daughter of slain Sandy Hook principal Dawn Hochsprung. In response, Ayotte stammered, stuttered, fell ingloriously into silence because, really, what is there to say?
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Manchin: Gun Bill Isn't Dead

Manchin: Gun Bill Isn't Dead
One of the architects of failed gun control legislation says he's bringing it back. Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday said he would re-introduce a measure that would require criminal and mental health background checks for gun buyers at shows and online.
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Cartoonists Demand Action on Gun Violence

Cartoonists Demand Action on Gun Violence
A bunch of cartoonists - including Roz Chast, Tom Tomorrow and Garry Trudeau - have gotten together and are calling on Congress to not back down and take action to enact common sense gun laws that will prevent violence and save lives.
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