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Bloomberg Issues Pro-Gun Control Ad Campaign, Spars With NRA ChiefThe gloves were off as Bloomberg sparred with National Rifle Association chief executive officer and executive vice president Wayne LaPierre as the U.S. Senate gears up for debate on the highly contentious issue.
Conn. Gov. Malloy Unveils Own Gun Proposals; Calls For Immediate Ban Of High-Capacity Ammo MagazinesGov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for immediately banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for the transfer of any firearm and expanding the state's assault weapons ban.
Lawmakers Renew Call To Restore Federal Assault Weapons Ban Following Newtown School MassacreWhile Mayor Bloomberg said it is right for President Obama to console the grieving in Newtown, on the assault weapons ban he says it's time for the president to stand up and lead.