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Posted 4 years ago in Government gun rights by Michele Bowman  
Senate Judiciary Committee Takes on Gun Violence

Following the executive branch’s announcement of its gun control recommendations earlier in the month, on Jan. 30 the Senate Judiciary Committee took up the problem of gun violence in the United States. At the hearing, which lasted about four hours, proponents of gun control squared off against the National Rifle Association and other Second Amendment advocates.   Calls for Controls Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived being shot in the head in 2011 by a mentally disturbed man, and …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Government gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Obama Signs 23 Executive Orders Aimed at Gun Violence

President Barack Obama announced the recommendations of Vice President Joe Biden’s gun task force today, suggesting new legislation to Congress for expanded background checks and an assault weapons ban, as well as signing 23 executive orders aimed at combating gun violence. “This is our first task as a society — keeping our children safe,” the president said. “We can respect the Second Amendment while keeping an irresponsible, law-breaking few from inflicting harm on a massive scale.” Among the executive orders, …

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