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Background check: what it really takes to buy a gun

Feb 7, 2013
In most states, buyers fill out a federal form that the gun dealer keeps in his shop. In restrictive states, for some guns, buyers need to provide references.
Posted In: guns, background check

The gun shop: A place to chat and shoot, as well as arm

Jan 25, 2013
Gun stores are busy since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., revived concern about gun laws. Shops like Blue Ridge Arsenal in Virginia are sold out of some models, but are a gathering place for training and target shooting.
Posted In: guns, Virginia

For now, no more daily gun deals on Groupon

Jan 22, 2013
A month after the school massacre in Connecticut, the daily deal site pulled all offers related to guns, including firing ranges and firearms training.
Posted In: guns, groupon

Gun store owner sees 'a storm' of sales

Jan 17, 2013
For one gun shop owner, the president's announcement of a gun control package has boosted sales.
Posted In: guns

Nation's mayors press for new gun laws on Capitol Hill

Jan 17, 2013
Mayors Against Illegal Guns has 800 members. They want gun laws that restrict the flow of illegal guns to criminals.
Posted In: gun control, Michael Bloomberg

Obama: Put someone in charge of gun-regulating agency

Jan 17, 2013
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms hasn't had a permanent director in six years. President Obama called for confirmation of his nominee as part of his gun-safety proposals.
Posted In: Barack Obama, gun control, Newtown

Obama on gun safety: U.S. needs more data on guns

Jan 16, 2013
The president called for bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, but also said the U.S. needs more background checks and more research on the causes of gun violence.
Posted In: guns, Barack Obama

Connecticut Senator: Ammunition is 'black hole' of gun control

Jan 11, 2013
Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut joins us to talk about his new proposal to curb gun violence -- background checks for the sale of bullets.
Posted In: gun control, Newtown, public policy

California teacher pension fund to sell gun investments

Jan 10, 2013
Can a divestment strategy have an impact on public policy?
Posted In: guns, pension funds, invest, divestment

Guns and dog food: Walmart sells a lot

Jan 10, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden included Walmart in his invites to an industry meeting on gun safety. Why? Walmart is one of the biggest seller of guns in the U.S. Just like it's the biggest seller of men's underwear, dog food and many other things.
Posted In: Walmart, gun control, Joe Biden

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