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Newtown Group Pleased With Leno Gun Cancellation

A Newtown-based anti-gun violence group has convinced comedian Jay Leno to cancel a Las Vegas performance for a gun industry group’s convention.

11/20/2014

President Barack Obama chats with Jay Leno during a break while recording an interview on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" at the NBC Studios in Burbank, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Leno Cancels Gun Show Appearance After Pressure From Anti-Gun Groups

Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno cancels an appearance at a gun show after being pressured by anti-gun groups.

11/20/2014

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Newtown Group Protests Gun Industry Foundation

A group supporting tougher gun laws protested outside the headquarters of the gun industry’s national trade association in Newtown, where 20 first-graders and six adults were killed at a school more than a year ago.

01/13/2014

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NH Bill Requires Mental Health Reports For Gun Background Checks

A bill that would limit access to guns in New Hampshire to people who have been judged by a court to be mentally ill faces a hearing in a Senate committee Tuesday.

01/13/2014

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Newtown Group To Protest Gun Industry Foundation

A group supporting tougher gun laws is planning a protest outside the headquarters of the gun industry’s national trade association and lobby organization in Newtown, where 20 first-graders and six adults were killed at a school more than a year ago.

01/13/2014

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Gun Group Considered leaving Newtown

The gun industry’s national trade association and lobbying organization considered moving its offices from Newtown, Conn., after last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the president and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation said in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press.

11/22/2013

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Gun Group Pulls Coltsville Support

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A national gun industry association based in Connecticut is withdrawing its support for federal legislation that would establish the Coltsville National Historical Park in Hartford, citing recent passage of the state’s […]

07/09/2013

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National Gun Industry Group Sues Connecticut Over Gun Control Law

Connecticut’s new gun law is being challenged again in court, with a national industry group claiming the legislation was passed illegally without proper public input or time for adequate review by state legislators.

07/08/2013

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Gun Rights Group Severs Ties With Gun Show Organizer

A national gun rights lobbying group based in Connecticut has severed ties with a gun show organizer over the company’s decision to restrict sales of assault weapons at an unrelated event earlier this year.

05/10/2013

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Gun Industry Talks Of Its Contributions To The State

Representatives of Connecticut’s gun industry went to the Capitol on Monday to speak out against attempts to ban certain guns and push for restrictions to prevent people with mental problems from obtaining weapons.

01/28/2013

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