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Biden to meet with NRA to discuss gun safety

Biden to meet with NRA to discuss gun safety

The NRA, the nation’s largest gun-rights group, has blocked gun-control efforts in the past and is opposing any new ones.

Biden to meet with gun-safety, victims groups

Biden to meet with gun-safety, victims groups

Obama has vowed to move swiftly on the recommendations, a package expected to include both legislative proposals and executive action

Giffords, Kelly launch gun control lobbying effort

Giffords, Kelly launch gun control lobbying effort

“Achieving reforms to reduce gun violence and prevent mass shootings will mean matching gun lobbyists in their reach and resources,” they wrote in the column.

Predicting who's at risk for violence isn't easy

Predicting who’s at risk for violence isn’t easy

“They’re yellow flags. They only become red flags once the blood is spilled,” he said.

Aurora Lawmakers, victims, call for gun control

Aurora Lawmakers, victims, call for gun control

“It’s too easy for criminals to get access to dangerous weapons. We need to do something about that,” said Fields, whose son and his fiancee were gunned down in 2005.

Deciding fate of massacre site can help healing

Deciding fate of massacre site can help healing

As Newtown, Conn., grieves the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, victims’ families and residents will eventually have to decide what to do with the building and how to memorialize the fallen.

Aurora theater shooting victims want gun control debated

Aurora theater shooting victims want gun control debated

“I was lucky. In the next four years, 48,000 Americans won’t be so lucky, because they’ll be murdered with guns in the next president’s term, enough to fill over 200 theaters,” Barton says in the ad.

Not easy to divide Wis. temple-shooting donations

OAK CREEK, Wis. | Officials at the Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee are treading carefully as they figure out how to distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations that have poured in from around the world after a deadly …

Ohioan put on house arrest in Batman weapons case

CLEVELAND  | An Ohio man arrested with a loaded gun, ammunition and knives at a showing of the latest Batman movie has been placed on house arrest while awaiting trial. A prosecutor says 37-year-old Scott A. Smith will wear an …

Nurse who treated shooting victims dies in Iowa

DENVER | A nurse who helped treat victims of the Aurora theater shooting in Colorado has drowned while on a family vacation in Iowa. Forty-six-year-old Jennifer Gallagher, of Denver, died earlier this month. She went swimming in West Lake Okoboji …