Gun Rights

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Midday Roundup: Colorado voters fire anti-gun lawmakers

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Will of the people. During elections yesterday, Colorado voters recalled two state lawmakers who championed the state’s new gun control laws. Gun rights…

Midday Roundup: Lawmakers question need for action in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Explanation, please. Congressional Republicans and Democrats are calling on President Barack Obama to justify any planned attack on Syria before it happens.

Midday Roundup: Armed and caffeinated

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Loaded latte. Starbucks is getting some love from an unlikely source: Gun rights advocates. More than 2,000 armed activists plan to visit their local…

Guns, lies, and Liberty University

By Andrew Branch
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Gun Rights | Liberty University is standing by its scholarship offer to high school senior David Cole Withrow, 18, a professed Christian and Eagle Scout who allegedly…

Midday Roundup: Miraculous escape from garment factory rubble

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Garment factory miracle. Crowds gathered at the site of the collapsed Bangladesh garment factory cheered Friday as rescuers freed a woman trapped in the…

Signs and Wonders: Daily Beast devours another Collins casualty

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Collins casualty. CNN’s Reliable Sources host Howard Kurtz has been fired by The Daily Beast for a relatively innocuous error he made in his coverage of the…

Background-check bill dead on arrival

By Leigh Jones
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Gun Rights | A majority of U.S. senators voted to approve expanding background checks for gun buyers on Wednesday, but the measure fell six votes shy of the 60 it needed…

Midday Roundup: Senate steamrolls GOP filibuster attempt

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open for debate. A Republican plan to filibuster proposed gun-control legislation in the Senate failed Thursday as Democrats lured enough legislators across…

Midday Roundup: Senate readies for gun battle

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | One round in the chamber. The Senate will take up debate on a package of gun control measures tomorrow. Between Republican threats to filibuster and wavering…

Tougher gun laws based on emotion, not logic

By Cal Thomas
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Law | In 1983 when President Reagan ordered the deployment of missiles in Europe as part of his “peace through strength” strategy to counter the Soviet Union,

Violent tendencies

By Megan Basham
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Entertainment | Hollywood loudly denounces guns—as it uses on-screen gun violence to rack up killer ratings

Midday Roundup: The president feels your pain

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Voluntary refund. President Barack Obama pledged yesterday to return 5 percent of his salary—about $20,000—to the United States Treasury to show…

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