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Buying a gun on Facebook takes 15 minutes

Fifteen minutes. That’s all it takes for children and people without IDs to buy illegal weapons on Facebook pages dedicated to the sale and celebration of guns. A VentureBeat investigation has uncovered dozens of pages on Facebook where guns are

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Texas tells NFL their guns laws don’t apply here

The National Football League passed a new rule that bans off-duty police officers from bringing guns inside stadiums – but Texas has chosen to adhere to the policy in its own way. The sunsets past AT&T Stadium on October 6,

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Push for “smart guns” continues

Smart guns similar to James Bond’s pistol are marching closer to reality as manufacturers expect to continue testing prototypes throughout 2014 and a few politicians push for new technology to make firearms safer. Manufacturers design “smart” guns, also referred to

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Guns: Is open carry the solution?

What’s the best way to minimize the number of guns on California’s streets? That’s the question confronting gun control supporters after this month’s ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down San Diego’s restrictions on carrying handguns

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Dem. bill would require all new guns to be “personalized”

Sen. Edward Markey has unveiled a gun control bill he says will help reduce firearm violence by requiring all new guns be “personalized” with special features, such as fingerprint-reading technology, so they can only be fired by their owners or

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Is the Iphone of guns here?

A dream of gun-control advocates for decades, the Armatix iP1 is the country’s first smart gun. Its introduction is seen as a landmark in efforts to reduce gun violence, suicides and accidental shootings. Proponents compare smart guns to automobile air

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More gun purchases under Obama than Clinton, Bush

More gun purchases are being approved after federal background checks under the Obama administration than the previous presidential tenures of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, The Washington Times reported. Figures obtained by the newspaper reveal that nearly everyone who applies for

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