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Sore loser, Bloomberg

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a hero to guncontrol advocates but he shot himself in the foot in a national interview this week when he referred to Pueblo and Colorado Springs as so rural -- "I don't think there's roads." Bloomberg p ...

Independence Day parade features open carry

WESTCLIFFE - It was a day of guns, God and Old Glory Friday at Westcliffe's July 4 parade. There were the usual cowhorses, rodeo queens, fire engines and political candidates waving to the delighted crowd. But the largest group of participants - and ...

Waitresses at Colorado eatery carry loaded guns

RIFLE, Colo. (AP) — Many stores and restaurants are telling people not to bring their guns inside, but one western Colorado restaurant not only embraces the practice of packing heat, it encourages its customers to carry openly — and its waitresses do ...

Target tells customers to leave their guns at home

Joining the ever-loudening national discourse about gun control, Target became yet another major American company to take a stand against the open carrying of firearms in public Wednesday when the retail giant announced its new no-gun policy. Despite ...

Chicago sets 72 hour waiting period on gun purchases

[caption id="attachment_19964" align="alignright" width="300"] File Photo (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)[/caption]The Chicago city council, under the gun from a court order, approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to allow gun dealers in the city in a 48-0 vote Wed ...

Supreme Court sides with gun control groups on straw purchaser law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun. The jus ...

Alabama man told to disarm before voting

ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama gun rights supporter who took a loaded pistol to the polls Tuesday got to vote, but only after putting the weapon in his pickup truck. John David Murphy wore his holstered 9 mm handgun and two ammunition magazines in ...

NRA rolls back open carry criticism

HOUSTON (AP) — The most influential pro-gun group in the U.S. has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing "open carry" rallies in Texas in which gun rights advocates have brought military-style assault rifles into public places. Chris Cox, the e ...

NRA Blasts Activists Who Carry Long Guns for 'Shock Value'

The National Rifle Association says activists who carry long guns into restaurants and similar businesses are hurting the cause. In a statement on the website of its Institute for Legislative Action, the group cited two incidents in Texas. The NRA sa ...

Sonic restaurant sets no self defense policy

Sonic Corp. is asking customers to refrain from bringing guns to its indoor restaurants and patio dining areas at Sonic Drive Ins. The company had been under pressure to revise its firearms policies from the gun control group Moms Demand Action for G ...


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