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Florida lawmakers approve 'warning shot' bill revising self-defense laws

The Florida Senate on Thursday approved the so-called warning shot bill, moving to significantly revise the state's self-defense laws for the first time since the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.<p>The bill, which was partly inspired by the case of a Jasonville woman sentenced to 20 years in prison …

Missouri House Passes 'Emergency' Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

On April 3rd the Missouri House passed an “emergency” bill to nullify “virtually every federal gun control measure in the books.”<p>The bill – HB1439 – …

Rep Asks Obama to Ban Import ff 'Lethal Assault Weapons' Following Leland Yee's Arrest

On April 2nd, Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) asked President Obama “to ban the import of assault weapons” after “the arrest of state senator …

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Juan Williams Wants a Gun-Free America Because of Fort Hood

On April 5th, appearing on Fox Business Network’s <i>Cashin’ In</i>, Juan Williams reacted to Army Spc. Ivan Lopez’s heinous crime at Fort Hood by saying he …

DOJ Requests $2 Million for Safe Gun Technology Development

The Department of Justice requested $2 million for “gun safety technology” in its 2014 fiscal year budget.<p>Attorney General Eric Holder explained this …

Study: Gun-Related Murder Rates Higher Under 'Assault Weapons' Ban

A study in the November 2013 issue of <i>Applied Economic Letters</i> shows that gun-related “murder rates were 19.3 percent higher when the Federal …

Fort Hood Mother to Congress: Why Am I Better Armed Than My Son?

On April 6th, Lynda Voyles-Konecny said concealed carry allows her to be better armed than her son who was 100 feet from the Fort Hood shooter on …

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill Nullifying City, County Gun Restrictions

On April 5 Kansas lawmakers passed a bill nullifying city and county gun restrictions to “ensure that it’s legal across the state to openly carry …

George Zimmerman Visits Florida Gun Maker Kel-Tec

George Zimmerman, who is already packing a pistol, toured a gun maker's factory this week and asked whether he could buy a shotgun.<p>Zimmerman, …

Missouri gun company to sell 'New York-compliant' AR-15 rifle

A Missouri gun manufacturer says it plans to release a "New York Compliant" AR-15 rifle in response to tough gun control measure passed by New York lawmakers last year banning the sale of assault weapons in the state.<p>The company, Black Rain Ordnance, said the rifle would eliminate features that …

Are Guns a Public Health Issue?

As a pediatrician I have patients who are scared to play in their front yard for fear of getting shot. I have cared for victims of gun violence, some …

The Many Faces Of United States Gun Culture

1 of 15<p>The Baker family poses with their other family members outside a dilapidated gas station in Ashburn, Georgia.<p>2 of 15<p>Strapped with a baby and a …

What If Congress Votes 'No' On Syria?

With Republican House leaders lining up behind President Obama's planned U.S. military strike on Syria, the chances for congressional authorization seemed higher on Tuesday than they did over the weekend.<p>Still, despite Speaker John Boehner's and Majority Leader Eric Cantor's full-throated support …

Hillary Clinton Backs Obama on Limited Syria Strikes

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today endorsed President Obama's plan for limited U.S. military action in Syria, giving a boost to the …