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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.

Sen. Feinstein Promises New Assault Weapons Ban

December 17, 2012
Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) has promised to introduce a federal assault weapons ban following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newton, Conn.

One Ranger

August 3, 2009

As a member of the Texas Rangers from 1966 to 1993, Joaquin Jackson watched the evolution of the law enforcement agency into a modern outfit. In his adventure-filled memoir "One Ranger," Jackson recalls what it was like to respond when riots threatened, violence erupted and criminals needed to be brought to justice along the Texas-Mexico border. Jackson, an NRA board member, also responds to President Obama's call to re-institute the assault weapons ban.

Pa. Gov. Rendell Urges Ban on Assault Weapons in Wake of Pittsburgh Cop Killings

April 16, 2009
Surrounded by Pittsburgh officials such as Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and Police Chief Nate Harper, plus a dozen other mayors and state police officers, Gov. Ed Rendell urged Congress yesterday to re-enact a ban on the sale and possession of assault weapons, which criminals sometimes use to kill police.

Oakland Officers' Slayings Reignite Assault Weapon Debate

March 24, 2009
Chuck Michel, a civil rights attorney representing the California Rifle and Pistol Association, said such talk is "political opportunism at its worst," in furtherance of flawed public policy.
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