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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Vice President Joe Biden (file / credits: Alex Wong/Getty Images, Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: The Truth About Buying Guns

With the the renewed debate over gun control in the wake of the Newtown massacre, we’re continuing to look at the rhetoric.

03/22/2013

Italian cardinal Angelo Sodano (R) puts the Fisherman's Ring, made of gold-plated silver, on a finger of Pope Francis during his grandiose inauguration mass on March 19, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Officially Begins Ministry With Installation Mass

Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

03/19/2013

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus prayer and blessing to the pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square on March 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Vatican is preparing for the inauguration of Pope Francis on March 19, 2013 in St Peter's Square. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

NJ Rep. Smith Leads Ten-Member Congressional Delegation To Vatican

Vice President Joe Biden, a Catholic, will be leading the U.S. delegation to the Vatican to watch the investiture ceremony.

03/17/2013

Joe Biden speaks at gun control conference in Danbury, Conn. on Feb. 21, 2013. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Vice President Biden Speaks At Gun Violence Conference In Danbury

Vice President Joe Biden was among the officials in Danbury on Thursday looking into ways to reduce gun violence in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/21/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Gov. Malloy Unveils Own Gun Proposals; Calls For Immediate Ban Of High-Capacity Ammo Magazines

Gov. 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.

02/21/2013

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Dept. Of Homeland Security Releases Controversial Shooter Preparedness Video

The Department of Homeland Security has released a three-minute tutorial giving everyday office workers a “survival guide” in the event of a mass shooting.

01/31/2013

Commander-In-Chief Ball

‘America’s Possibilities Are Limitless,’ Obama Says On Day Of Pageantry

President Barack Obama took a public oath of office on Monday after he was sworn in during a private ceremony on Sunday. The Constitution requires presidential terms to begin on Jan. 20.

01/21/2013

President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House January 20, 2013 (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Sworn In For Second Term; Public Inauguration Set For Monday

President Obama will repeat the swearing-in ritual again Monday on the west front of the Capitol before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

01/20/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence as Vice President Joe Biden watches on January 16, 2013. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Unveils Gun Violence Measures

The package includes a call on Congress to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazine and it would close loopholes in the gun sale background check system.

01/16/2013

New York State Assembly debate on gun control - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Nation’s Toughest Gun Control Legislation Into Law

The Assembly voted in favor of the bill 104-43. The bill was passed by the Senate 43-18 late Monday. It was immediately was brought to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law.

01/15/2013

Noah Pozner (Family handout)

Family Of Newtown Victim Noah Pozner Proposes Reforms

The family of the youngest victim in the Newtown, Conn. school shooting is recommending laws and suggesting federal funding for school security in a proposal to the White House.

01/14/2013

Vice President Joseph Biden istens as President Barack Obama speaks during an announcement on gun reform at the White House December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Biden Offers To Speak To Newtown Massacre Victims’ Families

Vice President Joe Biden has offered to talk with any families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre who would like to speak with him personally, according to a Newtown, Conn., group.

01/12/2013

VP Joe Biden meets with gun owner groups at the White House to discuss efforts to curb gun violence (Credit:  White House )

School Shooting Rattles Calif. As Biden Meets With NRA, Gun Group From Newtown

Two people were wounded Thursday in a school shooting in the city of Taft, Calif., according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

01/10/2013

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State of State Address Jan 9, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Thunders On Gun Control During Passionate State Of The State Address

The governor admitted he’s a gun owner himself and said he doesn’t want to stop hunters and others from owning weapons, but Cuomo tried to shame the Legislature into action with a passionate speech on gun violence.

01/09/2013

FILE - Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and husband astronaut Mark Kelly. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Newtown Shooting, Giffords, Kelly Launch Gun Control Initiative

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband wrote in an op-ed published in USA Today that their Americans for Responsible Solutions initiative would help raise money to support greater gun control efforts.

01/08/2013

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