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City Of Aliquippa Takes Stand Against Gun Violence

The city of Aliquippa is taking a stand against gun violence and they’re starting with legislators who make the laws to the people in the community.

05/03/2013

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Facebook Shuts Down Controversial Gun Shop Contest

A McKeesport gun shop’s contest to give away an AR-15 was shut down by Facebook, which claimed it violated their code of conduct.

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Toomey-Manchin Background Check Bill Fails To Win Supermajority In Senate

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.

04/17/2013

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Dem, GOP Senators Reach Background Check Deal

A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama’s drive to curb gun violence.

04/10/2013

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NRA Study: U.S. Schools Should Train Selected Staffers To Carry Weapons

Schools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer to make students safer and allow a quicker response to an attack, the director of a National Rifle Association-sponsored study said Tuesday.

04/02/2013

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