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EDITORIAL: Two years after Aurora theater shooting and no sign of stemming gun violence plague

EDITORIAL: Two years after Aurora theater shooting and no sign of stemming gun violence plague

So which of the 58 million Americans with psychiatric symptoms very much like the growing list of mass shooters do we lock up? And where?

Magpul makes magazines for Wyoming governor

Magpul makes magazines for Wyoming governor

Mead’s version of the .223-caliber rifle will feature custom engraving of the state seal and his signature. Mead has said he wants a Wyoming-made rifle for sentimental reasons and doesn’t plan to hunt with it.

Governor apologizes for handling of gun control

Answering questions at the County Sheriffs of Colorado conference in Aspen on Friday, the governor said “I would say in the gun stuff, we certainly could have done a better job.”

Gun control group focused on at least 11 races

Gun control group focused on at least 11 races

Giffords, D-Ariz., was severely wounded in a January 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, that killed six people. The couple formed the political action committee and partner nonprofit organization in the aftermath of the December 2012 killings of 20 children and six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

NRA calls 'open carry' rallies 'downright weird'

NRA calls ‘open carry’ rallies ‘downright weird’

The NRA has long been a zealous advocate for gun owners’ rights. But the group’s lobbying arm, the Institute for Legislative Action, has called the demonstrations counterproductive to promoting gun rights, scary and “downright weird.”

PERRY: The NRA can’t put a number on too many school shootings

PERRY: The NRA can’t put a number on too many school shootings

We have created a perfect storm where we breed crazy boys bent on murderous sprees, ignore their blatant threats, and then make it incredibly easy to gun up and shoot ‘em up at places where we are most vulnerable to gun attacks

'Stand your ground' law tested in recent shootings

‘Stand your ground’ law tested in recent shootings

The two recent cases take the “stand your ground” debate to a new level: Do laws that allow private citizens to protect their property also let them set a trap and wait for someone to kill?

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

The nation’s largest gun-rights group, which officially opens its meeting of about 70,000 people Friday in Indianapolis, wants Congress to require that concealed weapons permits issued in one state be recognized everywhere, even when the local requirements differ.

EDITORIAL: The lack of real change since massacre is a milestone of sadness

EDITORIAL: The lack of real change since massacre is a milestone of sadness

Colorado must wade into the dilemma of how much personal freedom to sacrifice in order for the state to detect and act on those who create such a danger to the public.

Rubio’s PAC airing ads defending Ayotte on guns

WASHINGTON | A political group backed by Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is coming to the aid of New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, airing a new television ad in the Republican’s home state defending her stance on gun legislation. …