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Mich. Gov. Vetoes Concealed Weapons Bill

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have allowed people with concealed pistol permits to carry guns into schools and other public spaces. He said the legislation did not allow individual places to opt out.
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Pozner Family Finds Solace In Newtown's Support

Funerals continue Wednesday for the victims of the Sandy Hook school shootings, as their friends and families struggle to make sense of the tragedy. The family of 6-year-old Noah Pozner explains how they are beginning to deal with the loss.
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Newtown Inches Forward After School Massacre

Except for Sandy Hook Elementary, schools are open in Newtown, Conn. Last week's deadly shooting has the town reeling. A gunman killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Conn. Senator Introduces Ban On Assault Weapons

David Greene talks with Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut about the prospects for gun-control legislation in the next Congress. Blumenthal has spent the past several days in Newtown, where more than 20 people were killed in a school massacre.
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What Does A Gun Debate Mean For Retailers?

Retailers that sell firearms are facing some difficult choices following the Sandy Hook tragedy. One of the largest outlets for firearms, Dick's Sporting Goods, says it is suspending sales of certain kinds of rifles during a "time of national mourning." Wal-Mart has removed a website-listing for a rifle similar to the one used by the gunman.
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Capitol Hill Reaction To Gun Mayhem Varies

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill struggle with looming deadlines on taxes and spending cuts, they now face another big question: What, if anything, can Congress do to prevent more massacres like the one last Friday in Newtown, Conn.? Some Democrats are pushing for tighter restrictions on guns and ammunition. In their way stands the Republican-run House.
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Single-Issue Solidarity Behind NRA's Clout

The National Rifle Association ranks among the most effective advocacy groups in America. It reaches its members almost every way imaginable — and it gets them to volunteer for campaigns and educates them on how to vote.

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