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School District Considers Allowing Assault Rifles At Schools For Resource Officers

A meeting was held between parents and teachers from three schools in Gainesville to discuss a proposal that would allow for a rifle to be housed in each educational facility.

10/01/2013

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UK Man Pleads Guilty Over Tenn. School Threat On Facebook

A British man has pleaded guilty for threatening to kill 200 people in a Facebook posting that caused thousands of Tennessee children to stay home from school.

04/26/2013

U.S. Gun Sales Reach Record Levels In 2012.  (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amid Gun-Law Talk, Long Lines At Georgia Weapons Show

The threat of tighter restrictions on certain firearms and ammunition helped draw more than 1,000 people to an Atlanta-area gun show Saturday, many of whom lined up in the cold before doors opened.

12/22/2012

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Gun Control Debate Heating Up In Statehouses

As President Barack Obama urges tighter federal gun laws, state legislators around the country have responded to the Connecticut school shooting with a flurry of their own ideas that are likely to produce fights over gun control in their upcoming sessions.

12/21/2012

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College Presidents Call For Stricter Gun Laws

More than 160 college and university presidents from across the country have signed an open letter calling for stricter gun laws.

WAOK-AM–12/19/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

President Barack Obama addresses the natives of Newtown, Conn., on Sunday night following Friday's horrific school shooting. (credit: Stephen Dunn-Pool/Getty Images)

College Football Player Kicked Off Team After Tweeting N-Word During Obama’s Newtown Speech

The University of North Alabama says a walk-on football player won’t be allowed back on the team after sending a tweet about President Barack Obama.

12/17/2012

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Gunman Enters Ala. Hospital, Injures 3 Before Killed By Police

A day after the tragic school shooting in Newton, Conn., a gunman entered a hospital and opened fire on two hospital employees and one police officer in Birmingham, Ala.

12/15/2012

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