Gun Control

12:13pm

Mon April 1, 2013
The Two-Way

Once Again, Polls Show Attitudes Toward Guns Returning To Pre-shooting Levels

Guns on display at a show in Chantilly, Va., in July 2012.
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The day after last December's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School we wrote that:

"The tragedy in Newtown, Conn., will surely spur pollsters to ask Americans again about guns, gun ownership, gun laws and the Second Amendment.

"If recent experience is a good guide, public opinion may not shift too much."

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10:27am

Thu March 28, 2013
The Two-Way

'Shame On Us If We've Forgotten' Newtown Victims, Obama Says

Standing in front of mothers whose children have died in shootings, President Obama said Thursday at the White House that if the nation fails to toughen its gun laws, "shame on us."

"Shame on us if we've forgotten" the 20 children and 6 educators killed three months ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and all the others who have died in gun-related violence before and since then, Obama added.

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4:44pm

Tue March 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Gun Store Owner Says He's No Longer Selling Mark Kelly A Rifle

Originally published on Wed March 27, 2013 7:09 am

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly attend a news conference on March 6, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona.
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A gun store owner in Arizona says he is refusing to sell Mark Kelly a semi-automatic rifle.

Kelly, along with his wife Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head during a shooting rampage at an event with her constituents, have become advocates for stricter gun controls. Kelly posted on Facebook that he had bought an AR-15. He said he didn't have possession yet, but he was planning on turning it over to Tucson Police once he did.

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12:08pm

Tue March 26, 2013

7:04am

Sun March 24, 2013
Guns In America

Battling Suicide In A 'Gun State' Means Treading Carefully

Originally published on Sun March 24, 2013 3:58 pm

In Wyoming, a gun is used in about three-quarters of all suicides. Nationally, guns are used about 50 percent of the time.
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