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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.

Archie's Death Latest Comic Book to Inject Reality

NATIONAL | By Derrick J. Lang | Jul 15
Freckle-faced Archie will meet his demise when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on senator Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character, who's pushing for more gun control in Riverdale.

High Court Bolsters Domestic Violence Gun Law

HEALTH | Mar 28
People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Go Ahead Sinners, Make My Day: FRC VP Says Jesus is Packing Heat

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 20
Retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin feels the scriptures need a Rambo-style reboot. The Executive VP of the anti-gay Family Research Council told a group of pro-family legislators Tuesday that Jesus is coming back with a gun.

Starbucks Progressive Puts it in Hot Seat on Guns

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Sep 18
Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun laws.

Fifty Shades of GOP :: Candidate Blasted for Writing Erotic Novels

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 17
A Republican Colorado Senate candidate has been thrown in the media spotlight and has drawn ire from some constituents after it was revealed that she is the author of a number of erotic fiction novels.

New Laws Kick In Around Nation On July 1

NATIONAL | By Michelle Price | Jul 1
Around the nation, July 1 marks the start of new fiscal years and the date recently passed legislation goes into effect, although states often mark their independence by enacting new regulations on their own calendars.

Gays with Guns: A Growing Subculture?

CULTURE | By Shaun Knittel | May 25
With the recent string of anti-gay attacks in New York City, it may come to no surprise to some that LGBT groups supporting the right to bear arms are beginning to gain some momentum within the community.

Lawsuit Says Gun Groups Involved in Anti-Gay Mail

Two gun rights groups worked on political attack mailers in Colorado that showed a gay couple from New Jersey kissing, according to claims in a federal lawsuit Wednesday.

Politics and retail a no-win mix

CORPORATE | By Emily Fredrix and Greg Bluestein | Mar 9
Starbucks has found itself in the middle of an impassioned debate on gun control, as its stores became forums for demonstrations by both sides.

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