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Mayor Bloomberg Addresses U.S. Conference of Mayors on Advancing President Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

Mayor Bloomberg Addresses U.S. Conference of Mayors on Advancing President Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence | Guns in u.s | Scoop.it
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“The public holds us accountable in keeping neighborhoods safe. And we know that the biggest and most serious threat to our neighborhoods in this day and age is a criminal, a mentally ill individual, a person with substance abuse problems – any of those, particularly if they have a gun in their hand.

 
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Rural Caucus chair: State should ban, confiscate semi-automatic guns | Cityview

Rural Caucus chair: State should ban, confiscate semi-automatic guns | Cityview | Guns in u.s | Scoop.it
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State Rep. Dan Muhlbauer, D-Manilla, says Iowa lawmakers should ban semi-automatic guns and “start taking them” from owners who refuse to surrender any illegal firearms through a buy-back program.

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Our View: Gun training option worthwhile

Our View: Gun training option worthwhile | Guns in u.s | Scoop.it
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State Rep. Curt Oda, R-Clearfield, offered a reduced-cost concealed weapon permit training course for educators in Utah.

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Confronting the political problem of guns | The Great Debate

Confronting the political problem of guns | The Great Debate | Guns in u.s | Scoop.it
The national gun debate is not about the Constitution, but about policy. And policy here means politics.
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The Wall Street Journal, reading the Scalia opinion, states: “Governments can impose substantive regulatory limits: to license guns; bar felons or the mentally ill from buying guns; regulate certain types of heavy weapons.”

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EDITORIAL Response to ‘Florida Firearm Violence Hits Record Low; Concealed Gun Permits Up’ - Guns.com

EDITORIAL Response to ‘Florida Firearm Violence Hits Record Low; Concealed Gun Permits Up’ - Guns.com | Guns in u.s | Scoop.it
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In Florida, as concealed carry goes up, violent crime goes down.

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Cops kicked out of Denny's for having guns; chief bans Denny's - Los Angeles Times

Cops kicked out of Denny's for having guns; chief bans Denny's - Los Angeles Times | Guns in u.s | Scoop.it
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Five detectives were kicked out of a Denny's for carrying their guns.

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Social Media's Voice in 2013

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Social media will have a new voice in 2013.

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Texas town allows teachers to carry concealed guns - USA TODAY

Texas town allows teachers to carry concealed guns - USA TODAY | Guns in u.s | Scoop.it
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Texas town allows teachers to carry concealed guns
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So the school board voted to let teachers bring guns to school.
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"We don't have money for a security guard, but this is a better solution," Superintendent David Thweatt said. "A shooter could take out a guard or officer with a visible, holstered weapon, but our teachers have master's degrees, are older and have had extensive training. And their guns are hidden. We can protect our children."

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