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Former congresswoman Giffords seeks to rally women on gun push

By Annika McGinnis

WASHINGTON, June 18 – (Reuters) – Shooting victim and former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sought on Wednesday to rally women behind her push for stricter U.S. 402 more words

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Gun Show "Loophole"?

Just a quick thought:

Someone on Facebook mentioned that the whole notion of being allowed to sell a firearm as a private citizen without doing a background check isn’t a “loophole”, it’s just the way the market runs everywhere. 262 more words

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Today In CT: Legislators push for tougher gun laws

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will host a round table discussion about protecting women and families from gun violence in West Hartford today.

Giffords, who was shot in the head in Jan. 96 more words

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D.C. Police Chief Seeks Changes to Concealed-Carry Law

UPDATED: Oct. 16, 2014 2:40 p.m.

WASHINGTON — People who carry concealed handguns near public events and demonstrations in the nation’s capital shouldn’t have to be personally warned by a police officer before they are subject to arrest, D.C. 569 more words

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Gabby Giffords Coming To Connecticut To Promote Gun Control For Stalkers

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has embarked on a nine state tour advocating for tougher gun laws, and Connecticut is one of those stops.

The “Protect All Women Tour” began in Portland, Maine on Tuesday, and she will be in the Hartford area on Thursday. 130 more words

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Poll: Competing Gun Measures Lose Some Support

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A ballot initiative that would expand background checks on all firearm sales and transfers in Washington state has lost some support in the past few months but still has a lead over another measure that would prevent any such expansion, according to a new poll released Monday. 432 more words

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