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  • Assault Weapons Ban Bill
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    Assault Weapons Ban Bill

    Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said…

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  • Gun Violence Prevention
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    Gun Violence Prevention

    Local government officials, the mother of a congressional staff member killed at a 2011 Tucson mass shooting, and the superintendent of Newtown, Connecticut, schools recounted their…

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  • Gun Violence Prevention
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    Gun Violence Prevention

    Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House members spoke to reporters about legislation that would ban high-capacity gun magazines with a…

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  • Concealed Weapons Debate
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    Concealed Weapons Debate

    Members debated a measure on concealed weapons.

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  • Gun Control Legislation
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    Gun Control Legislation

    Representative Carolyn McCarthy spoke by phone about her plan to introduce legislation that would ban large “high-capacity” clips or magazines for weapons such as the Glock semi-automatic…

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  • Gun Control Legislation Proposal
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    Gun Control Legislation Proposal

    Following the Columbine High School Shooting, President Bill Clinton, First Lady Hillary Clinton, and other federal officials talked about a proposed change in the sale of guns and…

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  • Gun Laws and Virginia Tech Shootings
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    Gun Laws and Virginia Tech Shootings

    Rep. McCarthy talked about gun control. She said in an op-ed the previous day that Virginia Tech’s tragedy should spur the nation to stronger gun control laws. She said gun laws have been…

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  • Legislative Debate Rules
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    Legislative Debate Rules

    Members discussed the language of and possible amendments to a proposed Federal Marriage Amendment and a repeal of the ban on handgun sales in the District of Columbia.

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  • Million Mom March Against Assault Weapons
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    Million Mom March Against Assault Weapons

    Politicians, activists, and others spoke in support of renewing the assault weapons ban. The ban, enacted in 1994, was scheduled to sunset in September 2004. Several bands entertained the crowd.…

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  • Gun Laws and Terrorism
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    Gun Laws and Terrorism

    Senators spoke to reporters about loopholes in national gun laws that potentially impede efforts to track terrorists in the U.S. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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  • Firearm Legislation
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    Firearm Legislation

    Representative McCarthy talked about her legislation that passed in the House on October 15, 2002 that would prevent individuals who are mentally ill or convicted of domestic violence from…

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  • Gun Show Loophole
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    Gun Show Loophole

    Congressional leaders spoke to reporters about proposed legislation to provide for background checks when purchasing guns at gun shows. Following their remarks they answered questions from…

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  • Million Mom March
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    Million Mom March

    Participants gathered to promote gun safety legislation and awareness. Among the issues addressed were the many violent crimes recently committed with firearms and the accessibility to them. A video…

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  • Gun Control
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    Gun Control

    Members of Congress talked to reporters about the need for gun control legislation. They focused on a letter they are sending to President Clinton urging the Administration to support…

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  • Juvenile Justice Bill
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    Juvenile Justice Bill

    Democratic members of congress talked about negotiations over juvenile justice legislation. They called on the Republican leadership to pass gun control legislation before the nation’s schools start classes in…

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  • Gun Legislation
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    Gun Legislation

    Immediately after President Clinton’s appeal for stricter gun control measures, representatives spoke to reporters about pending legislation on gun control and youth violence. They also…

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  • Firearms Initiative Reaction
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    Firearms Initiative Reaction

    Following the White House ceremony on new firearms purchase initiatives, several members of Congress talked about the initiatives and answered questions from the press about campaign…

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