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NY Attorney General lawsuit seeks to dissolve National Rifle Association

The New York Attorney General is filing a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association, seeking to dissolve the powerful gun lobby for a multitude of alleged violations of state law governing charities.

Supreme Court says Sandy Hook families can sue Remington

The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people.

Publix: Only officers should openly carry guns in its stores

If you're carrying a gun, the Publix supermarket chain doesn't want to see it.

Trump insists US has ‘very strong’ gun background checks

President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby.

President Trump says he wants background checks, also reassures NRA

President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend's mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

Trump tells NRA he’s withdrawing from arms trade treaty

With pro-gun legislation largely stalled in Congress, President Donald Trump said Friday he is withdrawing the U.S. from an international agreement on the arms trade, telling the National Rifle Association the treaty is "badly misguided."

Oklahoma governor angers gun and gay rights groups same day

Oklahoma's Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions, managing to anger both gun and gay rights groups on the same day.

Dallas restaurant’s gun regulation message draws NRA’s ire

The National Rifle Association has tweeted at followers to avoid patronizing a Dallas restaurant that said it's donating a portion its proceeds this week to "organizations dedicated to implementing reasonable and effective gun regulations."

President Trump salutes 2nd Amendment, urges NRA members to vote GOP

President Donald Trump on Friday linked the sanctity of the Second Amendment to his party's prospects in the 2018 midterm elections, telling supporters at the National Rifle Association's annual convention that "we've got to get Republicans elected."

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