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Jennifer Bendery

Obama Urges Action On Gun Control Bills In Weekly Address

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama put the spotlight back on gun violence on Saturday, praising senators for taking "big steps" to advance gun bills...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Committee Passes Gun Background Checks, School Safety Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two more pieces of President Barack Obama's gun violence package -- a universal background checks bill and a school safety measure -- pa...

Strict Gun Measures Win Partial Victory In State

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Lawmakers advanced Colorado's strictest gun proposals in recent memory, during marathon debate in a state caught between a history of horrif...

Jennifer Bendery

Gun Trafficking Bill Passes Senate Committee, Heads To Full Senate Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill on Thursday that would crack down on gun trafficking, a key step forward for a package of g...

Jennifer Bendery

Senator Unveils Bipartisan Bill Targeting Gun Violence, Mental Illness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) introduced a bipartisan background checks bill on Wednesday aimed at preventing people who have been deemed...

Event Aims To Flood Colorado With High-Capacity Magazines Before Ban

Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo. | JOE RUBINO | Posted 04.30.2013 | Denver

When the Democratic-controlled Colorado State House last week passed a ban on the sale of magazines that carry more than 15 rounds of ammunition, Long...

Jennifer Bendery

House Lawmakers Unveil First Bipartisan Gun Control Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled their first bipartisan bill targeting gun violence in this Congress: a measure to make firearms traf...

John Rudolf

New Gun Control Bills Flood Statehouses Post-Sandy Hook

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

New gun control bills are flooding into state legislatures around the country, among the clearest signs that the shooting deaths of 20 children and si...