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NRA Giving Free Memberships To Military & Law Enforcement

The National Rifle Association has thrown its weight around in 2013 helping to stymie any gun control measures. Now, the NRA wants to increase its numbers and is hoping to do that with law enforcement and the military.

CBS Miami–07/04/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

MarcoRubio At Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rubio Draws Scorn Of Bloomberg Gun Group

Florida Senator Marco Rubio was vocal in his opposition to any new gun control measures and voted against the expanded background check amendment earlier this week. That vote has now drawn the scorn of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns group.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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Bill Aims To Keep Guns Away From Mentally Unstable

A bill seeking to strengthen the ban on firearm sales to mentally ill people overwhelmingly passed the Florida House on Wednesday, though it still needs Senate approval.

CBS4–04/18/2013

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Reiterates Vow To Submarine Gun Regulations

Senator Marco Rubio reiterated his pledge to prevent any meaningful gun control regulations from even getting a vote in an op/ed column on RollCall.com Thursday. But, Rubio’s position, which is supported by fellow Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, is becoming increasingly tenuous amid strong public opinion.

CBS Miami–04/04/2013

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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

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

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

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Possible NRA Smartphone App Under Fire

The National Rifle Association targeted violent video games in an infamous news conference held after the Newtown school shooting. But the NRA is in the crosshairs of controversy over a new app it is reported to have released.

CBS Miami–01/15/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 21: National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre calls on Congress to pass a law putting armed police officers in every school in America during a news conference at the Willard Hotel December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

NRA Blames Everything But Guns For Elementary School Massacre

A little more than an hour after a moment of silence was marked across the nation to remember the 26 lives lost in the Newtown school shootings, the National Rifle Association finally broke its silence on the issue.

CBS Miami–12/21/2012

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