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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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NRA chief: School idea not off the wall

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The president of the National Rifle Association said Sunday posting a police officer in every school wasn't so far-fetched and has been in practice for years.
Palin may steal Obama's bounce

Palin may steal Obama's bounce

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Sen. John McCain continues to confound his critics: His announcement Friday of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate was an exceptionally bold move that carries some risks but promises a powerful payoff if it works out.
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McCain's age impacting running mate talk

WASHINGTON, March 22 (UPI) -- The advanced age of U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has some experts saying the presidential candidate's choice of a running mate will be a key decision.

NPR fields complaints on conservative chat

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- National Public Radio says some U.S. listeners complained and a few applauded after it aired a series of interviews with political conservatives last month.

McCain still facing party opposition

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- The presidential bid of U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., still faces a mountain of opposition within the Republican Party, experts say.

British court turns back libel case

LONDON, June 22 (UPI) -- A three-judge panel in Britain Friday strengthened the "fair comment" right for newspaper reviewers by turning back a libel suit arising from an opera review.

Bush asked to back House immigration bill

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- Various conservatives and celebrities have petitioned U.S. President George Bush to support the House's hard-line immigration bill instead of the Senate's.

Conservatives to honor Swift Boat group

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The Conservative Political Action Conference said Monday its 2004 Courage Under Fire award would go to the 527 group Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

Cheney addresses conservative group

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney told conservative activists Thursday terrorists "continue to plot against America and the civilized world."

Open the airwaves

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Conservatives flooded Capitol Hill with close to 50,000 e-mails and letters this past month in an attempt to stop Congress from muzzling conservative talk show
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