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Saturday Evening News Digest

Here is a look at stories across Texas Saturday evening.

06/14/2014

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Moms Plan Stroller Protest At Target Shareholder Meeting

The mother’s group, Texas Moms Demand Action, are planning to protest Target’s open carry gun policy at the department store’s shareholder meeting in Dallas.

06/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20:  Mayor Michael Bloomberg visits John Gambling's final special on WOR 710 AM at WOR Studios on December 20, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Former NYC Mayor Plans Gun Control Network With Eyes On Texas

Michael Bloomberg announced the formation of $50 million group to closely at 15 states, including Texas, where gun control initiatives have advanced.

CBS 11–04/16/2014

Facebook

Facebook To Delete Posts For Illegal Gun Sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

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Company Makes Good On Texas Move Over Gun Laws

One of the country’s largest producers of gun magazines is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new gun laws.

01/02/2014

The ALAMO

Armed Gun Rights Activists Rally At The Alamo & In Dallas

SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Several hundred gun rights activists armed with rifles and shotguns rallied Saturday outside of the Alamo in a demonstration that broke a longstanding tradition of not staging such events at the […]

10/19/2013

Customers queue for coffee at a Starbucks Coffee location. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Control Group Says Skip Starbucks

A gun control and parent group is boycotting Starbucks this Saturday over the coffee chain’s policy on allowing firearms in their stores, where state law permits it.

KRLD–08/23/2013

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Suspect Sought In Fatal West Dallas Shooting

Authorities are investigating the Friday afternoon shooting death of a man in West Dallas.

05/17/2013

Gun Control

‘Guns On Campus’ Bill Wins Final House Passage

The contentious push to allow Texas college students to carry firearms on campus has won final passage in the House.

05/06/2013

Firearms Maker Smith And Wesson Reports Almost 50 Percent Increase In Sales Revenue

Texas House Approves 12 Bills To Ease Gun Laws

The Texas House approved a batch of bills Saturday to further soften gun laws that were already among the country’s most firearms-friendly.

05/05/2013

An 11-year-old boy handles a SIG Sauer SIG556 semi-automatic rifle during the 2012 NRA Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Republicans Sound Off At NRA Convention

The National Rifle Association held their annual meeting in Houston today. This year’s theme is “Stand and Fight,” and some politicians in attendance had plenty to say about it.

05/03/2013

NRA 500

Texas Gov. Perry Urges Fight Against Gun Control

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says passing new gun control laws won’t stop criminals and would only make law-abiding citizens easy targets by depriving them of weapons to defend themselves.

05/03/2013

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