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Background check compromise gives new life to gun control in Senate

The Senate is ready to launch an emotion-charged debate on new gun restrictions, four months after the carnage at a Connecticut elementary school spurred...

Loud minorities often prevail in gun debate

At first glance, it seems Republicans are verging on a blunder. With about 90 percent of Americans favoring universal background checks for gun buyers, GOP...

Senate near deal on background checks

A bipartisan deal seems imminent on expanding background checks to more gun buyers, an agreement that could build support for President Barack Obama's drive...

NRA proposes armed guards in all American schools

Every U.S. school would have armed, trained personnel under a proposal funded by the powerful National Rifle Association and unveiled on Tuesday in response...

Gun control advocates struggle to win over reluctant Democrats

  It would seem a lobbyist's dream: rounding up votes for a proposal backed by more than 8 in 10 people in polls. Yet, gun...

Both sides of gun debate get loud and demanding

Two of the loudest voices in the gun debate say it's up to voters now to make their position known to Congress. New York Mayor...

Paranoia, panic among gun owners leads to shortages in firearms, ammo

Panicky gun owners, paranoid that the government is going to take away their firearms and ammo, are going on spending sprees for both guns...

Comfort the allicted and afflict the comfortable

A long-time friend and life member of the National Rifle Association met me for breakfast this week and smiled. "You raised a lot of ruckus...

CPAC bringing Romney, Ryan back onto center stage

The Republican Party's 2012 presidential ticket is returning to the national stage as thousands of conservative activists gather outside Washington to examine the GOP's...

Gun nuts threaten boycott of Colorado over new gun control laws....

The overwhelming gaggle of rabid right-wingers, homophobes, racists, bigots and bitter over-reactionaries who dominate the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun groups are upset...