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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

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Issues Pro-Gun Control Ad Campaign, Spars With NRA Chief

The 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.

03/24/2013

Screenshot From 'Demand A Plan' Super Bowl Ad (credit: Youtube.com)

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Running Ad During The Super Bowl

The ad starts with a child saying that the NRA once supported background checks – and then shows a clip from the lobbying group’s president Wayne LaPierre from 1999 calling for an end to all loopholes that allow some gun purchasers to skirt the background checks.

02/03/2013

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

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

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Marlboro NJ Schools To Employ Armed Police Officers When Classes Resume In 2013

Mayor Hornik said that he made his decision to place armed police officers in all of the district’s schools when they re-open in the New Year, before the suggestion was made by NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre.

12/22/2012

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