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Wayne LaPierre calls out Democrats and warns of a government overreach over a...
The National Rifle Association's executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre slammed Democrats for their reaction to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, and warned of government overreach extending far beyond the limiting of fire arms.

Many in the media love mass shootings, NRA spokeswoman says
A National Rifle Association spokeswoman argued Thursday that "many in legacy media love mass shootings" during a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Sheriff spars with NRA: I'm calling 'BS'
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel's call for action to keep American schools safe.

Obama tweets praise for Parkland students

4 reasons the NRA should fear the student survivors
They're just kids. Na´ve. Idealistic dupes manipulated by left-wing, gun-control groups.

Would arming teachers be a 'deterrent' or 'a recipe for disaster'?
A suggestion to arm teachers is back in the spotlight this week in the wake of the Florida high school shooting after President Donald Trump raised the idea Wednesday.

Arming teachers is a terrible idea, student survivor says
Florida school shooting survivor Alfonso Calderon said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's suggestion of arming teachers and school staff with weapons to enhance school safety was a "terrible idea."

The gun debate revolves around these 27 words
It's only a sentence long; 27 words that barely take up a full line on the Bill of Rights. </img>

Trump wants to raise gun purchase age and end bump stock sales
President Donald Trump sought Thursday morning to firm up his political positions on the swirling gun debate while also defending the National Rifle Association, which has come under fierce criticism in the wake of last week's school shooting in Florida.

Marco Rubio: Banning semiautomatic rifles is 'well outside' mainstream
Sen. Marco Rubio is defending his stance against a ban on semiautomatic rifles -- claiming that the position is "well outside" mainstream opinion -- after he signaled an openness to limited gun control measures at a CNN town hall on school shootings.

Analysis: Rubio takes heat but finds his voice
He didn't look like "Little Marco."

Sen.: Rubio showed up, governor didn't
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) credited his colleague Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) for taking part in a CNN Town Hall on gun reform following the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida but pointed out the absence of Florida's GOP representatives and Governor Rick Scott.

'My daughter ... was shot in the back,' dad tells Rubio
Here are some of the most contentious moments from the CNN town hall "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action."

School shooter threatened others with a gun, first host family told police
Just months before Nikolas Cruz killed 17 at his former high school in South Florida, the host family who had taken him in immediately after his mother's death warned local law enforcement that the 19-year-old had "used a gun against people before" and "has put the gun to others' heads in the past," according to records obtained by CNN.

Security footage from school misled cops, report says
Surveillance footage from the Florida high school where 17 people were gunned down was not live, as responding officers initially thought -- it was actually on tape delay, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported.

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