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Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Murphy: Pro-Gun Senators Are ‘Gun Control Darwinists’

Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”

12/11/2013

As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

As Sandy Hook Anniversary Approaches, NRA Set To Shatter Fundraising Records

As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association.

11/14/2013

File photo of guns. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Gun Activists Raising Money To Fight Conn. Law

The National Rifle Association is among three gun rights organizations that have joined forces to challenge Connecticut’s new gun control law in court, starting by raising money from gun clubs, gun shops and individuals to finance the planned legal battle.

04/11/2013

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Murphy Addresses Guns In Maiden Senate Floor Speech

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is dedicating his first speech from the Senate floor to support measures to curb gun violence. The Democrat told stories of some the children killed at Sandy […]

04/10/2013

Senate Democrats are approaching decision time on whether they should try to get Republican support for expanding background checks for firearms sales or will follow the shakier path of pursuing the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's gun control effort on their own. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Reid Invokes Dad’s Suicide During Gun Control Speech On Senate Floor

Senate Democrats are approaching decision time on whether they should try to get Republican support for expanding background checks for firearms sales or will follow the shakier path of pursuing the cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s gun control effort on their own.

04/09/2013

A man holds up a sign with with a depiction of an assault weapon during a rally at the Connecticut State Capital to promote gun control legislation in the wake of the December 14, 2012, school shooting in Newtown on February 14, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Upset About NRA Robocalls

Some residents of the Connecticut community devastated by December’s school shooting said they’re outraged over robocalls they’ve received from the National Rifle Association only three months after a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

03/25/2013

As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NRA’s LaPierre Challenges National News Media On Biased Gun Control Coverage

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre challenged the national news media, saying that coverage of gun control is skewed against gun owners’ Constitutional rights.

03/25/2013

File photo of National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Steps Up Lobbying Efforts In Conn.

The National Rifle Association is stepping up its lobbying efforts in Connecticut since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, helping to bus gun rights supporters to the state Capitol as legislative leaders try to craft a bipartisan response to the massacre.

03/11/2013

National Rifle Association President David Keene says he doesn't expect a filibuster from gun rights supporters as the Senate prepares to vote on potential gun control issues. (Photo credit - MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA President: Congress Members Supporting Universal Background Checks Will Be Punished

National Rifle Association President David Keene says he doesn’t expect a filibuster from gun rights supporters as the Senate prepares to vote on potential gun control issues.

02/20/2013

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Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.

12/19/2012