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National Rifle Association

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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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President Obama Unveils Sweeping Anti-Gun Violence Proposal

Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.

KDKA-TV–01/16/2013

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Cease Fire PA Director Discusses Gun Control & The NRA

KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro is joined by Cease Fire PA Executive Director Shira Goodman.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/21/2012

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Pittsburghers Weigh In After NRA’s News Conference

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The most powerful gun organization in the country is speaking out for the first time since the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. A few hours after Friday morning’s […]

12/21/2012

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Sen. Casey Changes Course On Gun Control

With the Capitol flag flying at half-staff behind him, Sen. Bob Casey admitted that the killing of school children in Connecticut has affected his thinking on guns.

12/21/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.

12/19/2012

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Local Congressmen On Gun Control In Wake Of Connecticut Shootings

In the wake of the latest mass killing of school children, many Americans feel exactly as the President when he spoke Sunday night at a memorial service in Connecticut.

12/17/2012

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W. Va. Senator Joe Manchin: Time To Rethink Gun Legislation

Sen. Joe Manchin, an avid hunter and lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it’s time for all sides in the gun policy debate to move beyond the political rhetoric and begin an honest discussion about reasonable restrictions on guns.

KDKA-TV–12/17/2012

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Anti-Violence Groups Hold March As NRA Convention Continues

As the NRA Convention continues in downtown Pittsburgh, gun control advocates and protesters who want more restrictions on gun sales led an anti-violence march on Saturday.

04/30/2011

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NRA Convention Causes Traffic Tie-Ups

With tens of thousands of people funneling into the city for the NRA Convention, drivers heading downtown are facing heavy delays. This morning, there was gridlock along downtown streets, on the 10th Street Bypass and on other main roadways into the city.

04/29/2011

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NRA Convention Comes To Pittsburgh

The National Rifle Association’s 140th annual meeting opens today in downtown Pittsburgh at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

04/28/2011

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NRA Convention Hits Pittsburgh

KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks to an NRA spokesperson about the upcoming convention.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/28/2011