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Gun Politics In The United States

Tucson group protests in favor of stricter gun background checks

Tucson group protests in favor of stricter gun background checks

About 50 people gathered at Presidio Park Wednesday morning wearing matching t-shirts and holding handmade signs to protest the failure by Congress to pass new legislation to what they believe are loopholes related to background checks in current gun registration laws.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Kozachik to hold gun-reform forum

Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.

January 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

ALBANY, N.Y. — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011 in Tucson, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.

October 12, 2013 1:00 amLoading…

Home grown guns still subject to federal rules, court says

PHOENIX — Arizona lawmakers cannot give their residents the right to make their own guns and bullets without federal approval, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

August 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Boost for background checks: Senators compromise

WASHINGTON — Conservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to supporters of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether President Obama can push significant gun controls t…

April 10, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Giffords at Tucson shooting site: Expand gun-buyer background checks

Giffords at Tucson shooting site: Expand gun-buyer background checks

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest side grocery store where she was nearly slain Jan. 8, 2011 to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.

March 06, 2013 11:15 am Photos

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AZ attorney general proposes arming 1 educator per school

PHOENIX — In the wake of the Connecticut school shootings, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is proposing a plan to allow one educator in each school to carry a gun.

December 26, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

Tucson shooting spree victims ask AG Holder to expand background checks

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen survivors and family members from the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage have outlined for Attorney General Eric Holder their campaign to stem gun violence.

August 29, 2012 1:40 pmLoading…

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