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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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W. Va. Teen Arrested For NRA T-Shirt

A West Virginia teenager who was arrested and suspended from school after he refused to remove an NRA T-shirt is back in class.

04/22/2013

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ROOT Sports Hunting Show Hosts Address Responsible Gun Ownership

Gun enthusiast Jeff Bertoni and the hosts of the Root Sports Hunting show “Right Outside,” Jeff Bowman and Matt Prepelka, all have their own ideas about the respect and responsibility necessary for gun ownership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/13/2013

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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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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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Obama Sets Up Gun Violence Task Force

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce the gun violence that has plagued the country.

KDKA-TV–12/19/2012

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NRA Breaks Silence On Conn. School Shooting

In its first comment following the horrific shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the National Rifle Association today said it is “prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.”

KDKA-TV–12/18/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

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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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‘Castle Doctrine’ Bill Moves Forward

The PA Senate approved the latest “castle doctrine” bill today by a lopsided 45-5 vote.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/20/2011

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