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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Gun maker seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Newtown shooting

Lawyers for a gun maker and families of some Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims squared off in a Connecticut courtroom Monday over whether a federal law prevents the families' wrongful death lawsuit targeting the AR-15 rifle used to kill 20 children and six adults in the 2012 shooting.

Man sentenced for lying to firearms dealers during gun deal

Two men have been sentenced to two years in prison for lying to a federal firearms licensee to purchase several guns.

Key findings of investigation into accidental shootings

Among the disturbing findings: Deaths and injuries spike for children under age 5, with 3-year-olds the most common shooters and victims among young children

Gun Violence Tax One Step Closer to Passing in One US...

Last Wednesday, the one city council voted in favor of a measure that would impose an additional sales tax on weapons and ammunition. The...

Georgia police department to citizens and off-duty cops: carry a gun

One police department in Georgia is telling citizens and off-duty officers to carry weapons where they are legally permitted to do so.

Owners defend their choice of AR-style firearms

An estimated 8 million AR-style guns have been sold since they were first introduced to the public in the 1960s, and about half of them are owned by current or former members of the military or law enforcement, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, which represents gun makers.

Judge says states can’t have looser gun laws than feds

Controversy stirred as several states passed laws dictating that accessories and ammunition manufactured and kept within the borders of the respective state are exempt from federal gun control laws

Georgia House Committee backs ‘campus carry’ bill

Georgia's college campuses are currently gun-free zones.

Albany, GA: Man shoots armadillo and mother-in-law

Lee County Sheriff's deputies are reporting that a man in South Georgia shot and killed an armadillo but the the bullet ricocheted off the...

[WATCH] Dem Senate candidate assembles AR-15 blindfolded in tv ad

A United States Senate candidate in Missouri is impressing voters with his new television ad where he assembles an AR-15 with a blindfold on.
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