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Church Offering ‘Free AR-15′ As Part Of Gun Giveaway Raffle

Grace Baptist Church is planning to give away a free AR-15 during a raffle event later this month as part of a bid to entice hunters and gun owners to attend worship at the upstate New York church.

03/09/2014

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

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lawsuit Moving Forward Against Assault Weapon, Magazine Restrictions

In what could the the first legal challenge to the state’s expanded assault weapons ban, and the ban on large capacity ammunition magazines, a New London man is suing the state, seeking to overturn the new law.

04/11/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks on the phone outside the weekly Democratic policy luncheon April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. Manchin is a key player in an effort to reach a compromise on gun control legislation by expanding background checks. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Showdown Senate Gun Control Vote Thursday

The Senate’s top Democrat is setting Congress’ first showdown vote for Thursday on President Barack Obama’s gun control drive as a small but mounting number of Republicans appear willing to buck a conservative effort to prevent debate from even beginning.

04/09/2013

Governor Dannel Malloy signs a bill prompted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which contains gun control provisions. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Governor Signs Gun Bill

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the ones used by the man who gunned down 20 child and six educators in the massacre.

04/04/2013

Media gathers to attend a press conference given by parents of Sandy Hook massacre victims (on right) on the one month anniversary of the Newtown elementary school massacre on Jan. 14, 2013 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Speaks During Gun-Control Hearing

Parents of children killed in the Newtown school shooting called for better enforcement of gun laws and tougher penalties for violators Monday at a hearing that revealed the divide in the gun-control debate, with advocates for gun rights shouting at the father of one 6-year-old victim.

01/29/2013

Hundreds of people lined up outside the state Legislative Office Building, to get into a hearing room to speak to lawmakers about gun control proposals. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

At Hearing, Newtown Parents Urge Enforcement Of Gun Laws

Some parents of children killed in the Newtown school shooting called for better enforcement of gun laws Monday at a legislative hearing that revealed a sharp divide in the gun-control debate, with advocates for gun rights shouting at the father of one 6-year-old victim.

01/28/2013

File photo of a gun range. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Shooting Range Bans Police Department In Protest Of City Council Gun Bill

A gun range has banned a Vermont police department from training there in protest to the city council drafting legislation to ban assault-style firearms.

01/28/2013

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