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Gun Laws

File photo of semi-automatic assault weapons. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Tens Of Thousands Disregarding State Gun Registration Law

State officials have found that tens of thousands of state residents are flouting a gun law that required those in possession of military-style rifles to register them with the state police.

02/13/2014

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Gun Policy Triggers Town Recall Vote

Four of the five council members in Exeter,
Rhode Island, are the subject of a recall election to be held Dec. 14 after they angered local gun owners with an idea to tweak the way the town issues concealed weapon permits.

12/08/2013

Benjamin Wheeler (Courtesy Wheeler family)

Sandy Hook Mother Talks To Pennsylvania Lawmakers About Gun Sales

A woman whose son was among the victims of a mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school urged Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday to change state law so that private sales of rifles would require background checks.

07/17/2013