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Despite Big Bloomberg Money, Veto Protects Gun Rights in Nevada
www.thenewamerican.com

Brian Sandoval (shown) vetoed legislation on Thursday that would have mandated “universal background checks” on gun purchases. Gun–rights activists successfully mobilized to stop the bill, inundating the Republican governor’s office with phone calls …

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Gun Rights Activists Rally in Doylestown
doylestown.patch.com

About 200 gun rights activists attended a rally in Doylestown Saturday to support state legislation that would make any new federal firearms control laws unenforceable in Pennsylvania. Members of the crowd, which included everyone from children to the …

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Six Months After Newtown, Battle Over Gun Control Continues
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JEFFREY BROWN: Today marked six months since the massacre in Newtown, Conn., an attack that brought tears and outrage and prompted a new debate over gun violence and rights. Margaret Warner has a look at how the day was commemorated.

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Weld County limits restrictions on gun rights
www.denverpost.com

GREELEY, Colo.—Weld County commissioners have approved a local ordinance that prohibits the county from restricting residents’ gun rights. The ordinance was drafted after commissioners said they were approached by a group of about 30 residents who …

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Weld County commissioners vote to ignore gun laws
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GREELEY – Weld County commissioners have approved a local ordinance that prohibits the county from restricting residents’ gun rights. The ordinance was drafted after commissioners said they were approached by a group of about 30 residents who said …

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Rally in NY continues protest of state’s new gun law
www.usatoday.com

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gun–rights advocates held a rally Tuesday at the New York state Capitol to continue their protest of the state’s gun–control law, saying it is unconstitutional and should be repealed. There have been at least five major rallies in …

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Gun Control: Key Data Points from Pew Research
www.pewresearch.org

In the days after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. last December, more prioritized gun control than gun rights (49% vs. 42%), the first time this had occurred since Barack Obama became president. Roughly five months later, the public is again …

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UCLA Professor: Gun Laws Will Never Stop A ‘Crazed Madman’
losangeles.cbslocal.com

Gun control advocates have raised questions about how a young man who allegedly threatened students and teachers during his time at Santa Monica High School was able to acquire a firearm that has been illegal in the state of California since 1989.

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2nd Colorado Lawmaker Could Face Recall Over Gun Control
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DENVER (AP) – A second Colorado Democrat who is facing possible recall over gun control says she wouldn’t change her votes and has no plans to resign. Sen. Angela Giron, of Pueblo, said Monday she’ll fight for her seat and that most constituents …

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Gun rights advocates to hold rally outside Capitol
www.democratandchronicle.com

Gun–rights advocates and state lawmakers are also planning to submit more than 100,000 petitions to Cuomo’s office in opposition to the gun–control law, which was adopted less than a month after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Nojay said the …

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