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NRA to fight Md.'s new gun law in courts

NRA to fight Md.'s new gun law in courts

BALTIMORE, April 10 (UPI) -- The National Rifle Association will challenge the constitutionality of Maryland's recently passed gun law, NRA President David Keene said.
NRA chief: Cuomo 'sacrificing' Constitution

NRA chief: Cuomo 'sacrificing' Constitution

ALBANY, N.Y., March 1 (UPI) -- The National Rifle Association chief told a gun-rights rally New York's governor was willing to "sacrifice" the Constitution "on the altar of his own ambition."
Gov. Christie not among CPAC speakers

Gov. Christie not among CPAC speakers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- More than two dozen Republicans, including 2012 U.S. presidential nominee Mitt Romney, are to speak at the Conservative Political Action Committee convention.
Feinstein introduces gun ban bill

Feinstein introduces gun ban bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced a bill Thursday to ban more than 150 types of semi-automatic weapons with military-style features.

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Biden: 'Time has come' on gun violence

Biden: 'Time has come' on gun violence

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday the Newtown, Conn., massacre "affected the public psyche" and "the time has come" for action on gun violence.

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Obama reviewing gun violence options

Obama reviewing gun violence options

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- President Obama says he expects to announce his gun violence package of legislative and executive initiatives this week.

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NRA says Dem threats boost gun sales

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The president of the National Rifle Association denied the NRA was stirring up fears over U.S. gun control in order to increase sales by its members' companies.

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NRA readies gun-control counterattack

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The head of the National Rifle Association says his group is digging in for an expected political battle over gun control in the United States.
Biden: Gun recommendations by next week

Biden: Gun recommendations by next week

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday the gun violence task force he heads will make recommendations next week on how to deal with the issue.

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David Keene, President of the American Conservative Union, left, watches as U.S. President George W. Bush waves to crowd attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington on February 8, 2008. (UPI Photo/Mannie Garcia/POOL)
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David A. Keene (born May 20, 1945) is the current chairman of the American Conservative Union, a position which he has held since 1984. Additionally, he is the managing associate at the Carmen Group Lobbying, a lobbying firm based in Washington, D.C. In December 2007, Keene endorsed Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he served as the National Chairman of Young Americans for Freedom, Keene has been involved in politics since the 1960s when he served as the Special Assistant to former Vice-President Spiro Agnew. He has also served as the Executive Assistant to former Senator James Buckley, Southern Regional Director for former President Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 bid for the Republican presidential nomination, National Political Director for George H.W. Bush's unsuccessful 1980 presidential campaign, as well as an adviser to Senator Robert Dole's 1988 and 1996 presidential campaigns.

David Keene has been named a John F. Kennedy Fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics and was chosen as a First Amendment Fellow at Vanderbilt University's Freedom Forum. He also serves as a member of the Board of Visitors at Duke University's Public Policy School, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association. In 2007, he co-founded the American Freedom Agenda, described as "a coalition established to restore checks and balances and civil liberties protections under assault by the executive branch." Keene resigned his position with the American Freedom Agenda in 2007. He is also the co-chairman of the Constitution Project's Liberty and Security Committee, and has said that "The right to appeal one's detention to an independent judge is a cornerstone of responsible, conservative governance."

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