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Man Who Caused Conn. Campus Lockdown Had Rifle, Pistols

December 5, 2013
The armed Fairfield, Conn., man who prompted a lockdown Tuesday at the University of New Haven and other area schools had 2,700 rounds of ammunition in his padlocked bedroom, along with newspaper clippings about the July 2012 shooting at a theater in Aurora, Colo., a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Maryland Poised To Enact Gun Control Measures

April 5, 2013
The Maryland Legislature passed strict gun control measures including a magazine-capacity limit and assault weapon ban Wednesday expected to be signed into law by Gov. Martin O'Malley.

Sweeping Gun Control Becomes Law In Conn.

April 4, 2013
Reeling from the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, Connecticut today tightened its gun-control laws as Gov. Dannel Malloy signed into law a stricter assault weapons ban, limit on magazine size, the nation's first dangerous weapon offender registry, and eligibility rules for buying ammunition.

Democrats Drop Assault Weapons Ban

March 19, 2013
Senate Democrats have dropped a proposed assault weapons ban in hopes of garnering broader support for banning high-capacity magazines. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she was disappointed.

Senate Committee Approves Assault Weapons Ban

March 14, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a renewed assault-weapons ban, advancing the measure to the Senate floor where it will face intense resistance from Republicans and other gun-rights supporters.

Protecting the Children

February 20, 2013

FLEOA does not support anyone using the Second Amendment as a scapegoat for the Newtown tragedy. Instead, FLEOA is recommending a Safety Summit that includes law enforcement, the NRA, and legislators.

Assault Weapons Ban: A Cure That Could Kill

February 4, 2013

The proposed federal Assault Weapons Ban, which is supposed to curtail mass shootings, could be very bad for law enforcement officers. It may take the tools you need to protect the public from active shooters right out of your hands.

Law Enforcement Divided On Assault Weapons Ban

January 31, 2013
Several law enforcement groups and leaders of mostly urban agencies have endorsed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, and have claimed regulation of these firearms will enhance public and officer safety.

Police Links: Letters of Love and Crime

January 31, 2013
Every January, people hope for new beginnings and do their best to turn over a new leaf – if only for a short while. Maybe the thief who returned stolen items 15 years later was inspired by the spirit of New Year's resolutions. Too bad more crooks weren't.

Video: Democrats Introduce Assault Weapons Ban

January 24, 2013
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has proposed the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, which seeks to ban 157 specific semi-automatic firearms and magazines accepting more than 10 rounds.

Out of Control on Gun Control

January 24, 2013
What kind of philosophy is being exercised when Second Amendment naysayers condemn the whole of gun-owning Americans for the transgressions of people who by and large are not even gun owners but have appropriated the weapons?

Feinstein Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

January 24, 2013

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has proposed the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, which seeks to ban 157 specific firearms and magazines accepting more than 10 rounds. Watch her announcement courtesy of CNN. Read the full story here.

Newtown Chief Calls for Assault Weapons Ban

January 20, 2013
Top police commanders from several of Connecticut's cities and towns have thrown their weight behind Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe, who inserted himself firmly into the gun-control debate last week by calling for a ban on assault weapons.

Obama Proposes $150M for SROs in Schools

January 17, 2013
President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to reduce gun violence on Wednesday. Although much of it focused on closing background check loopholes and banning "military-style assault weapons" and high-capacity magazines, there were several points specific to school security.

Obama Announces $500 Million Plan to Combat Gun Violence

January 16, 2013
Proposals include universal background checks for every gun buyer as well as bans on assault weapons and ammunition clips that hold more than 10 bullets.

New York Bans Semi-Auto Rifles, High-Cap Magazines

January 15, 2013
New York is set to become the first state to enact stricter gun control laws after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting on Dec. 14.

Biden: Gun Control Proposals To Come Tuesday

January 10, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden will present proposals for new gun-control regulations to President Obama by Tuesday, he told reporters Thursday.

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

January 9, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that New York needs an assault weapons ban, not just the increased penalties for illegal gun possession that Republicans are backing.

Gun Rights: Keep Up the Fight

December 21, 2012

The Newtown massacre could have as much effect on the firearms industry as 9/11 had on the airline industry. And it may result in the hasty passage of ill-conceived laws and onerous regulations that accomplish nothing but depriving law-abiding Americans of their rights.

Police Readers Oppose Assault Weapon Ban

December 20, 2012
A full 84% of those officers who chose to answer the question (498) said that restricting the sale of "assault weapons" would not reduce the number of mass murder incidents such as the Newtown Massacre.
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