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Chris Murphy is sworn-in as a U.S. Senator, NRA Hat (credits: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Assault Weapons Sales Funding NRA Salaries?

Today’s claim to check is from newly sworn-in junior Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy.

01/18/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Blasts NRA Over Use Of Obama’s Daughters In Ad

The Republican governor and father of four said the children of public figures should be off-limits to political attacks.

01/17/2013

Screenshot of "NRA: Practice Range" App (credit: iTunes Store)

Bloomberg: New NRA Shooting App Is ‘Height Of Hypocrisy,’ ‘Mind-Boggling’

The National Rifle Association has released a free smartphone and tablet application that allows users to practice their aim. “NRA: Practice Range” was released over the weekend and was rated for use by children as young as 4 years old, according to the iTunes rating system.

01/15/2013

Guns turned in as part of a gun buyback program in Bridgeport, Conn. - Dec. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NRA Says Gun Control Proposal Won’t Make It In Congress

Two days before Vice President Joseph Biden was due to give President Barack Obama recommendation on curbing gun violence, the National Rifle Association has said an assault weapons ban will nto pass in Congress.

01/13/2013

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

Mayor Michael Bloomberg stands alongside Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. (credit: Rich Lamb, WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Offers Explanation For Controversial Remarks Comparing Teacher’s Union To NRA

Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to take heat for comments he made on his radio show last week.

01/07/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Slammed For Comparing Teachers’ Union To NRA

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday drew a backlash over a remark he made on his radio show.

01/06/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Armed Guards In Staten Island Schools Are A ‘Terrible Idea’

A proposal on Staten Island to put retired police officers with guns in all borough schools received a blunt response from Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week.

12/29/2012

Rev. Al Sharpton Serving Christmas Meal (credit: twitter.com/thereval)

Sharpton, Kelly Join Forces To Call For Assault Weapons Ban

The unlikely duo said they are dedicating this holiday and the New Year to achieving a national assault weapons ban.

12/25/2012

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Control Advocates Join Hands Across The Brooklyn Bridge

Hundreds of people were expected to join the candlelight procession that was to proceed from both ends of the bridge, with everyone meeting in the middle. Siegel says the names of the dead would be read aloud.

12/23/2012

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre holds a news conference at the Willard Hotel December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NRA Stands By Call To Have Armed Guards In Every School; Lawmakers Pounce On Comments

The issue of gun control was again a hot topic on the Sunday morning news programs, more than a week after one of the worst mass school shootings in U.S. history.

12/23/2012

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn: NRA Plan To Avoid Mass-Shootings Is ‘Stupid, Asinine’

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn slammed the National Rifle Association’s suggestion on how to prevent further school shootings.

12/22/2012

National Rifle Association President David Keene, Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre and other leaders hold a news conference at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 21, 2012. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

NYPD Commissioner, Gabby Giffords’ Husband Against NRA’s Reform Stance

The most powerful gun lobby in the nation, the National Rifle Association, is thumbing its nose at calls for stricter gun control laws. Instead, it says Congress should put an armed guard in every school in America — right now.

12/21/2012

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre holds a news conference at the Willard Hotel December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Sandy Hook Shooting, NRA Calls For Armed Guards In Every School

One week after the mass shootings that killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school, the nation’s largest gun-rights lobby said the solution to preventing further attacks like the one in Newtown is not with gun control.

12/21/2012

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: ‘We Have To Take Action’ On Gun Control

The Obama administration will push to tighten gun laws in response to last week’s schoolhouse massacre in Connecticut, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday.

12/20/2012

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