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The New Hampshire Union Leader, ManchesterA New Hampshire advocacy group continued to pressure U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte over her vote against the Manchin-Toomey amendment to enhance federal background checks to purchase guns. At a Granite State Progress and Mayors Against Illegal Guns news...
WASHINGTON — First came the letter-writing campaigns, then the protests at town hall meetings and now the television ads. The last several weeks in New Hampshire have had the feel of a heated electoral season — but the target of this siege,...
Usually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn't bend his way. Colleagues don't like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don't know what they...
The Philadelphia InquirerMorrisville, a Bucks County borough of 8,000 residents perched along the Delaware River, is a baseball town. More than 500 children play Little League there, according to league president Dan O'Connell, and in 1955, its squad of preteens won the...
The Hartford CourantBefore Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and wounded 17 more at Virginia Tech in 2007, he was able to purchase firearms because his mental health history had not been reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Now, using federal...
HOUSTON — Vowing that “we will never surrender,” the leader of the National Rifle Assn. claimed victory over recently defeated gun control legislation and denounced “political and media” elites for vilifying gun owners and...
President Obama has much to discuss with Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, when they meet in Mexico City this week. No issue, however, is more urgent than the search for peace, justice and dignity for and between our peoples. For seven years,...
Seattle TimesFrustrated by failure with state and national lawmakers, local gun-control advocates are turning to the voters. A coalition of religious leaders, elected officials and activists announced Monday they plan to gather signatures this summer for a 2014...
Boston HeraldMayor Thomas M. Men-ino brought the Boston Marathon bombing case into the national gun debate yesterday, pushing to close the so-called "terror gap" in federal gun laws, and questioning how Tamerlan Tsarnaev got his hands on a gun. "Right now there...
The NRA has won the battle but lost the war. The best thing that happened to gun control is its defeat in Congress. Today's losers (Obama, Democrats, the 90 percent of Americans who support sane legislation) will be tomorrow's winners. Today's winners...
National Rifle Association President David Keene said Wednesday the organization will pursue lawsuits in two states where Democratic governors are believed to have presidential aspirations, but it might not challenge new state gun laws elsewhere. "We're...
A group of about 30 citizens rallied last Saturday in Indianapolis to "shame" U.S. Sen. Dan Coats for voting against expanded background checks for gun buyers. A few gun advocates were present to thank him. Small as the group was, it may have been a...
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