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Americans are Packing Classes on How to Survive a Shooting

CORPORATE | By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Feb 2
Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting.

NRA's 'Bullets' Ad Targets Lawmakers, Draws Fire

CORPORATE | By Jonathan Lemire | Jan 7
Two state lawmakers behind a bill to control ammunition sales are condemning an image published by the National Rifle Association that shows their photos surrounded by bullets.

Obama's Gun Control Plan Prompts Swift Opposition

NATIONAL | Jan 5
President Obama's forthcoming plan to use executive action to implement gun control measures prompts opposition from Republicans.

Judge Upholds Seattle 'Gun Violence Tax,' Dismisses NRA Suit

LEGAL | By Gene Johnson | Dec 27
A judge upheld Seattle's so-called gun violence tax Tuesday, rejecting a challenge from the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups.

States Explore Blocking Gun Sales to Terror Watch Lists

LEGAL | By Michael Balsamo | Dec 19
Congress may have declined to ban the sale of guns to people on federal terrorism watch lists, but one state - New Jersey - has, at least theoretically, been stopping such purchases since 2013.

Marco Rubio on San Bernardino attack, gun rights

POLITICS | Dec 4
The senate voted Wednesday night to repeal much of Obamacare, but it failed to pass new gun control measures.

San Francisco Pride Shooting Case Heads to Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 7
Organizers of San Francisco's LGBT Pride celebration, who are being sued by a gay man who was shot at the 2013 festival, are headed to trial after last-minute settlement talks collapsed Tuesday.

9-Year-Old Shot Becomes Chicago's 40th Murdered Child

CRIME | Nov 4
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot multiple times in the head and neck Monday.

Poll: Support for Tighter Gun Laws Ticks Up

NATIONAL | By Kathleen Hennessey and Emily Swanson | Oct 28
After a steady string of mass shootings and a revival of the political fight over gun control, Americans are slightly more likely than they were two years ago to say gun laws should be made stricter, a new Associated Press-GfK poll found.

Gun Shop Ordered to Pay Millions to Injured Police Officers

FINANCE | By Greg Moore | Oct 17
Jurors ordered a Wisconsin gun store to pay nearly $6 million on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two Milwaukee police officers who were shot and seriously wounded by a gun purchased at the store.

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