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Texas Town Passes Resolution Encouraging Gun Ownership

The saying ‘lock and load’ is now probably being uttered more frequently in the East Texas town of Gun Barrel City. The town has passed a resolution that encourages residents to own a firearm.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2013

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Guns On Campus Bill Scheduled For Texas House Vote

The Texas House has scheduled a vote this week on a bill allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their guns into college classrooms.

04/29/2013

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Week Of Chaos, Horror & Hope Across America

Moment after nail-biting moment, the events shoved us through a week that felt like an unremitting series of tragedies: Deadly bombs. Poison letters. A a colossal explosion. A violent manhunt.

04/20/2013

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Senate Votes Against Tighter Background Checks For Gun Buyers

Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, refusing to tighten background checks on firearms buyers or ban assault weapons as they spurned the personal pleas of families of the victims of last winter’s elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn.

04/17/2013

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Senators Unveil Deal On Gun Sales Background Check

Two pivotal senators announced a bipartisan deal Wednesday on expanding background checks to more gun buyers, an agreement that could build support for President Barack Obama’s efforts at gun control.

04/10/2013

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More Gun Laws = Fewer Deaths, 50-state Study Says

States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference.

03/07/2013

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Plano Lawmaker Wants Tax-Free Holiday For Gun Buyers

A Plano lawmaker has introduced legislation to create a tax-free holiday for gun-buyers in Texas. The holiday would take place on Texas Independence Day, March 2.

KRLD–02/26/2013

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Dose Of Doug: Interview With Mark Kelly

My recent interview with Mark Kelly lasted only about 15 minutes. But if you do this job long enough, and you can tell a lot about any person pretty quickly.

CBS 11–02/19/2013

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Texas Leaders Stick To Guns Amid Firearm Crackdown

The mass shooting at a Connecticut school has sparked a federal effort to crack down on firearms. But in Texas — where packing heat is as much a part of a frontier image as the Alamo — lawmakers are sticking to their guns.

02/04/2013

A customer looks over a .45-caliber pistol in suburban Chicago on July 12, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Collin County Sheriff Supports Some Gun Control

A suburban Dallas sheriff said Wednesday he doesn’t consider all gun control to be unconstitutional, days after posting on Facebook that he wouldn’t enforce any laws by “misguided politicians” infringing on the Second Amendment.

01/24/2013

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Sheriff Says He Will Not Enforce Tougher Gun Laws

Collin County Sheriff Terry Box says he will not enforce new federal gun laws, if they are passed.

CBS 11–01/22/2013

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Coupon Sites Suspend Gun-Related Deals

As the gun debate rages on, popular coupon sites Groupon and LivingSocial have stopped offering all gun-related deals for the time being.

01/22/2013

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