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America's love affair with guns
ABC News
In the United States the failure of the Obama administration to pass even modest gun reforms in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting speaks to the power of the National Rifle Association — but also America's genuine affection for guns. While guns in American cities are all too often associated with crime, in the country it's a different story. There, many people's experiences with guns are positive — associated with hunting and self defence in remote areas where police aren't necessarily around the corner.
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4 tactical light techniques for concealed carry
Gun Digest
In his new book, Handgun Training for Personal Protection, firearms trainer Richard Mann admits that acquiring a good tactical light was one of the first investments he made after becoming a police officer. It's easy to see why. Good flashlights are a game changer for concealed carry or armed duty and should be a part of your everyday carry kit. Today's tactical lights are powerful enough to provide total illumination of an area, your target and your handgun's sights. They can virtually blind an attacker momentarily, providing a split-second advantage.
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Newtown, Conn., families return to Hill as administration restarts gun control push
NBC News
The Obama administration will try to revive its push for tighter restrictions on firearms, almost two months after legislation seen as the best hope for gun control went down to defeat in the Senate. The effort got an extra boost as families of children and educators killed at Newtown, Conn., returned to Capitol Hill ahead of the six-month anniversary of the shootings to plead with lawmakers not to forget their loved ones.
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Gun law's co-author was neighbor of man shot by police
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
For nearly 20 years, Bill Carter of Fort Worth has championed Texans' right to carry handguns. Recently, his next-door neighbor was armed when police shot him dead. As a Texas House Republican and co-sponsor of the 1995 concealed-handgun law, Carter had to answer hundreds of questions that began, "What if ...." "If a law officer says put down the gun, you put it down," Carter said this week by phone from a Hill Country vacation. Carter, 84, wasn't home when Jerry Waller, 72, was shot in his garage.
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Jones confirmation hearing for ATF director is no walk in the park
Ammo Land
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held confirmation hearings for B. Todd Jones, the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives U.S. attorney for Minnesota. ATF has not had a full-time director in seven years; President Barack Obama nominated Jones to permanently head the agency in February.
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Rick Perry tries to lure gun makers to Texas
CNN
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been courting gun manufacturers in states that have enacted tougher gun laws, and he's taking his message on the road. Perry will travel to Connecticut and New York to meet with business leaders in the firearm industries, his office announced. Before Perry's four-day trip, a public-private group called TexasOne began running two television commercials in both states, touting Texas as a welcoming climate for gun manufacturers.
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Bloomberg asks donors to hold money after gun votes
Bloomberg News
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is asking others to help in the gun debate by rewarding lawmakers who favor stricter controls and punishing those who don't. In a letter sent to more than 1,000 major New York donors, Bloomberg urges them to withhold contributions to the four U.S. Senate Democrats who voted April 17 against a proposal to expand background checks on gun sales.
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Expert tips on buying a revolver for concealed carry
Gun Digest
So you're shopping for a new carry gun, and you've decided that it needs to be a revolver? Good for you. The revolver definitely has a lot to offer, even in this heyday of compact autoloading pistols, but there are still many things to consider before making your purchase. Following are the key considerations you will want to think about.
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Suspended and arrested: Teen charged for wearing NRA shirt
Guns.com
Appearing before a judge, a West Virginia teen was officially charged for refusing to change his NRA shirt while in school. The Logan County Police Department claim 14-year-old Jared Marcum was arrested for disturbing the education process and obstructing an officer. The Logan Middle School student could face a $500 fine and up to a year in jail.
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