National Rifle Association

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
August 21, 2019 - 10:42 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insists 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...
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Democratic presidential candidate hopeful John Hickenlooper speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.
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August 10, 2019 - 2:13 pm
By Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday placed responsibility for inaction on gun violence in the hands of President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association, in the face of broad national support for some gun control...
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Washington, as he prepares to leave Washington for his annual August holiday at his New Jersey golf club.
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August 09, 2019 - 12:06 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. At the same...
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U.S Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
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David Madden
June 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Silencers on guns are illegal in New Jersey, a state with one of the most stringent gun control laws in the nation. Now there’s a move to take that ban nationwide. U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez used Trenton’s City Hall as the backdrop for announcing introduction of the HEAR...
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Oliver North
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April 27, 2019 - 2:16 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oliver North announced Saturday that he would not serve a second term as National Rifle Association president, making it clear he had been forced out by the gun lobby's leadership after his own failed attempt to remove the NRA's longtime CEO in a burgeoning divide over the group...
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Steve Tawa
April 26, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local domestic violence survivors and advocates gathered on the University of Pennsylvania campus to highlight the importance of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. Local domestic violence survivors and advocates, including @SenBobCasey , @WomenAgnstAbuse...
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April 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a largely symbolic gesture to a group that helped him win the White House, President Donald Trump said Friday he is pulling the U.S. back from an international agreement on the arms trade, telling the National Rifle Association the treaty is "badly misguided." Trump made the...
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In this April 21, 2013 file photo, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia.
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April 26, 2019 - 11:40 am
By Ashraf Khalik, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian woman who admitted to being a secret agent for the Kremlin has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Maria Butina has been jailed since her July 2018 arrest and will get credit for time served. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan also...
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Larry Krasner
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Steve Tawa
January 24, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham is slamming the current DA, Larry Krasner, for resurrecting a 10-year-old gun law. She calls the move grandstanding, and she says it will definitely be thrown out when challenged in court. When City Council passed a...
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District Attorney Larry Krasner stands with City Council President Darrell Clarke and Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Steve Tawa
January 23, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — District Attorney Larry Krasner is likely to be challenged by the gun lobby, but he's going forward with a push to require Philadelphians to report to police within 24-hours of a firearm being lost or stolen. The ordinance was passed by City Council 10 years ago, but...
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