(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 9:07 am
By JUAN LOZANO and SARAH ZIMMERMAN , Associated Press SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Hardworking. Funny. Loving. Grieving family and friends recalled the endearing qualities of some of the victims of Friday's mass shooting at a Texas high school, as authorities on Saturday released the names of the 10...
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May 12, 2018 - 2:39 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions, managing to anger both gun and gay rights groups on the...
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May 07, 2018 - 3:57 pm
By LISA MARIE PANE , Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North, a popular speaker before the National Rifle Association, is poised to become the group's next president, bringing star power at a time it's pushing back against momentum for gun control in the wake of the...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2018 file photo, Dave Fitzgerald of Girard, Ill. waves flags while listening to speakers during the annual IGOLD (Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day) rally at the Capitol 8 in Springfield, Ill. A growing number of rural counties in Ill
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May 07, 2018 - 1:21 pm
By DON BABWIN , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary. At least five counties recently passed resolutions declaring themselves sanctuary...
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May 04, 2018 - 2:00 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Taking a break from the escalating pressures of the Russia probe and the Stormy Daniels case, President Donald Trump returned to his supporters at the National Rifle Association's annual convention on Friday. Trump, speaking on Air Force One on the way to the event in Dallas, called...
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May 01, 2018 - 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Another company, this one among the largest ammunition makers in America, will stop producing firearms following the massacre at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High in February. Vista Outdoor Inc. has been pressured for months by retailers that sell its other goods like Bell bicycle...
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April 30, 2018 - 1:42 pm
DALLAS (AP) - Attendees at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Dallas can carry their firearms - except during the forum where President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence speak Friday. A White House official said Monday that Trump will attend Friday. Pence had already been...
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April 29, 2018 - 7:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A former Virginia sheriff's deputy who also worked as a Washington, D.C., police officer is facing sentencing on federal charges of illegally dealing in firearms. Fifty-one-year-old Richard S. Wince was to be sentenced Monday in Richmond after pleading guilty to dealing...
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April 29, 2018 - 11:24 am
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A former student expelled from Virginia Tech after being arrested on a gun charge is suing the school and police officials in federal court. Yunsong Zhao filed a complaint Thursday saying police violated his rights in falsely arresting him, and school officials violated his due...
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April 23, 2018 - 3:28 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police say the suspect in the shooting that killed four at a Waffle House in Nashville was armed when they arrested him. Metropolitan Nashville Police Department Lt. Carlos Lara said at a news conference Monday that officers 29-year-old Travis Reinking had a loaded semi-...
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