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Americans' support for stricter gun laws still on the decline

Dec 20, 2012
In the aftermath of the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, the debate around tighter gun control quickly became a national conversation.
Posted In: guns, gun control

The effect in Mexico of U.S. gun laws

Dec 20, 2012
New research suggests rising violence in Mexico could be tied to U.S. gun laws.
Posted In: guns, Mexico

After shooting, buyers snap up gun magazines

Dec 19, 2012
When acts of violence shake the nation, sales of guns go up -- and the same happens with gun magazine sales.
Posted In: guns, gun control, Newtown

Shooting fallout prompts corporate response

Dec 18, 2012
The Newtown shooting has prompted an unusual and swift response from corporate America, from divesting in gun makers to suspending gun sales.
Posted In: guns, gun control, Walmart, Newtown

Sales of armored kids' backpacks have tripled since Friday

Dec 18, 2012
A company in Salt Lake City makes lightweight body armor and armored backpacks with Avengers and Disney logos.
Posted In: Newtown, guns, Michigan

Gun lobby outspends gun-control advocates

Dec 17, 2012
The National Rifle Association spent $24 million this last election cycle
Posted In: gun control, guns, National Rifle Association, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Final note: There are more than 58,000 gunshops in the U.S.

Dec 14, 2012
A final note on today's tragedy in Newtown, Conn.
Posted In: guns

Gun sales boost Louisiana's bicentennial

Oct 16, 2012
With no public money for a celebration of Louisiana's bicentennial, the state has turned to merchandise sales -- including two firearms.
Posted In: guns, Louisiana

Cook County considers tax on guns and ammo

Oct 9, 2012
The Illinois County that includes Chicago wants to help cover the costs of the city's rising gun violence by taxing ammunition.
Posted In: Chicago, gun, guns, Taxes

3-D printing handguns in Texas

Oct 8, 2012
A University of Texas law student in Austin has a plan to make firearms available to absolutely everyone, but is it legal?
Posted In: Tech, guns, gun control, 3D printing

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