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DC plans to make it hard to get a CC permit

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials say residents will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they show a reason they need such a permit and complete extensive gun-safety training. Mayor Vinc ...

Panera Bread says leave your guns at home

Panera Bread is joining other restaurants in asking its customers not to bring their guns into their casual dining locations, said the company Monday. "The request is simply we recognize everyone's rights," said Panera CEO Ron Shaich. "But we also re ...

Cities Find New Ways to Go After Gun Violence

In January 2013, one month after the school massacre at Newtown, Conn., Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter stood in a U.S. Senate briefing room, next to a display of semi-automatic rifles, and delivered a reminder to the reporters and gun control advo ...

$1M from Bloomberg group to background-check campaign

OLYMPIA -- Big donors supporting background checks for gun buyers have so far come from the region's particularly well-heeled: Bill Gates, Nick Hanauer, Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen. Now billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is joi ...

Poor decisions lead to debate over children and guns

PHOENIX (AP) -- "All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire at a black-silhouette target. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor ...

'Guns Save Lives' signs go back up after freedom of speech battle

PHOENIX (AP) — Ads saying "guns save lives" have begun appearing again this month at Phoenix bus stops after being the subject of a four-year battle between city officials and a local activist, the Arizona Republic reported. The ads for a gun-safety ...

NRA goes after Michael Bloomberg with ads

The National Rifle Association has launched an ad campaign telling former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to "keep your hands off our guns." The campaign is a response to Bloomberg's own efforts to support political candidates who support gun r ...

Gun stores in St. Louis area see a spike in sales

[caption id="attachment_19964" align="alignright" width="300"] File Photo (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)[/caption]Gun sales have spiked at several metro area gun stores in the wake of rioting and looting in Ferguson and disturbances at a few stores in other lo ...

Federal judge upholds Maryland 'assault' weapons ban

Maryland's law banning assault weapons and limiting the size of gun magazines does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake rejected arguments by a coalition of gun owners, retailers and manu ...

Ohio grandmothers start gun group to help women protect themselves

A pair of Ohio grandmothers recently decided to start a group for women -- and it wasn't a bridge club. Konnie Couch and 57-year-old Robin Willoughby founded the "Women Armed and Ready" gun group after they were both robbed in 2011. The women were ti ...


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