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NRA Chief To Meet With Colorado Officials On Guns
DENVER (AP) — The head of the National Rifle Association is in Denver to meet with Colorado officials about gun control. David Keene is meeting Thursday with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Senate President John Morse, both Democrats. Hickenlooper favors expanded background checks. Morse …
NRA Chief Says Group Accepts Background Checks
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers. But association president David Keene also says too much emphasis has been placed on banning certain firearms. In an interview on “CBS Thi…
A Look At President Obama’s Gun Control Measures
WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposals for curbing gun violence announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama: NEEDS CONGRESSIONAL ACTION: — Requiring background checks on all gun sales. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence says 40 percent of gun sales are conducted with no criminal backgro…
Obama Proposes Sweeping Reform On Gun Laws
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress to expand background checks on gun buyers to include private sales and is using his executive authority to increase the information available in data banks in the background check system. The White House calls background checks the m…
NRA Begins New Ad Campaign In Battleground States
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association is airing a new television ad in four battleground states urging voters to defeat President Barack Obama. The pro-gun-rights group is spending $1.3 million to air the ad in Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. A spokesman said the group will be…