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Thousands march in Washington for gun control

Thousands of people marched in Washington to demand stronger gun control legislation, in a solemn rally six weeks after the shock massacre of young children at a Connecticut school. Protesters, backed by senior officials, marched in silence for around 30 minutes along the National Mall near the US Capitol and…

Boy brings handgun to school in New York

A seven-year-old boy brought a gun to school in his book bag Thursday, New York police said. The find — a .22 caliber handgun — caused police to place the Wave Preparatory Elementary School in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens on lockdown for about an hour. The student has…

Assault weapons ban likely to die in GOP-dominated House

The assault weapons ban proposed by US President Barack Obama on Wednesday faces quicksand in Congress, where Republicans are in a position to defeat any such a measure. Instead, lawmakers in the House and Senate could address some of Obama’s other proposals, including a universal background check for all gun…

Will gun control ‘dream team’ rival NRA for political firepower?

Gun control 'dream team' is born: Can it rival NRA for political firepower? (via The Christian Science Monitor) A month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a once-moribund gun-control movement this week unleashed a broad, coordinated campaign aimed at curbing America’s fascination with high-powered firearms by, in part, blunting…

After Newtown, company makes bullet-proof kid clothes

Miguel Caballero has been making bullet-proof clothes for politicians and other bigwigs for 20 years, but not for kids. The latest US school massacre has changed that. This year he plans a line for children — T-shirts, vests, and combination backpack-vests — and geared toward the US market. Caballero has…

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