Gun Legislation

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Florida Lawmakers Look To Pass Far-Flung Gun Bills

What do Pop-Tarts and property insurance have in common?
For anyone who has been paying attention to the Florida Legislature recently, the answer is easy: Guns.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Vows To Filibuster Gun Legislation

The U.S. Senate is preparing to start debate on a package of gun legislation that will include non-controversial items like universal background checks. But Senator Marco Rubio and three other Senators vowed Thursday to not even let the bill come up for a vote.

CBS Miami–03/28/2013

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)

Tech Investors Funding Ideas To Reduce Gun Violence

On the three-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy, leaders in the technology community are taking up the cause of the fight against gun violence.

CBS4–03/14/2013

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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