Gun Control

Guns turned in at Broward County's first Gun Buyback event of 2013. (Source: BSO)

BSO Event Removes Tons Of Guns From Streets

The Broward Sheriff’s office, with help from Broward Crime Stoppers and the City of Pompano Beach, collected 124 guns Saturday at its first gun buyback event.

CBS4–04/06/2013

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Bill To Keep Guns Away From Mentally Ill Moves Forward

The National Rifle Association is backing a bill that it says will close a big loophole in the law that affects countless people, but it has nothing to do with universal background checks.

CBS Miami–03/28/2013

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Poll: Floridians Favor Stricter Gun Control Laws

While Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Senate are stonewalling gun control reform, a majority of Floridian voters want stricter gun laws, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

CBS Miami–03/21/2013

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Twelve-Hour Swim Relay To Raise Funds For Boy Killed By Dad

A 12-hour swimming relay will raise funds for an 11-year-old boy shot and killed when his father attacked the family then took his own life.

CBS4–03/15/2013

A man holds a semi-automatic assault rifle at the Rocky Mountain Gun Show in Sandy, Utah, U.S., on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (Source: George Frey/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Guns, Not Budget Crisis, Are New Rallying Cry For Conservatives

An immigration debate is raging and a budget crisis looms in Congress, but the conservative activists gathered outside the New Hampshire Statehouse had just one thing on their minds: guns.

CBS4–02/02/2013

Marcos Sendon, head of South Florida Conservative- SFLAConservative.com and Rev. Jerome Starling, Rickia Isaac Foundation

Focus on South Florida

President Barack Obama’s executive orders on curbing gun violence after the Newtown massacre has people on both sides of the gun control issue all abuzz. We look at how we can prevent such tragedies in […]

My TV 33–01/28/2013

People walk from the U.S. Capitol to the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, during a march for gun control. (Source: AP PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH via CBSNews)

Thousands March Against Gun Violence In Washington D.C.

Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as “Ban Assault Weapons Now,” joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.

CBS4–01/26/2013

A man holds a semi-automatic assault rifle at the Rocky Mountain Gun Show in Sandy, Utah, U.S., on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (Source: George Frey/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Congress Takes Up Bill That Would Ban Assault Weapons

Democratic lawmakers were joined by mayors, law enforcement officials and gun violence victims Thursday to introduce the first significant piece of gun control legislation to be put to Congress since the massacre in Newtown, Conn. that left 26 dead.

CBS4–01/24/2013

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Residents Trade Guns For Groceries, Heat Tix At Gun Buyback

In exchange for supermarket gift cards, Miamians flocked to Liberty City to trade their guns for supermarket gift cards and Miami Heat tickets on Saturday.

CBS4–01/19/2013

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Reveals Sweeping Gun Control Reform

In a potentially historic move, President Barack Obama revealed some of the most far-reaching gun control policy reforms in more than a decade. The plans are drawing partisan support and scorn from local and national politicians.

CBS Miami–01/16/2013

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