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Senate Showdown Vote On Gun Curbs Set For Today

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat has set Congress’ first showdown vote for Thursday on President Barack Obama’s gun control drive as a small but mounting number of Republicans appear willing to buck a […]

CBS Charlotte–04/10/2013

Isn't this monkey adorable? Would you like to own an exotic pet? Before an exotic pet can reside with you, most states require that you apply for a license (which will arrive in the mail) and pay a fee. (Photo by VOLKER HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Non-Deadly Things Harder To Obtain Than A Gun

(CBS Charlotte) — In most states in the U.S., buying a gun is like buying a pack of cigarettes — it’s incredibly easy as long as the purchaser has a Driver’s License. In fact, in […]

CBS Charlotte–02/06/2013

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5 Hurt In Shootings At Gun Shows In Ohio, Ind., NC

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Accidental shootings at gun shows in North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio left five people Saturday, the same day that thousands of gun advocates gathered peacefully at state capitals around the U.S. […]

CBS Charlotte–01/22/2013

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Haley: Boost Mental Health, Not Gun Control Laws Post-Newtown

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says the shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school should prompt discussions about mental health treatment, not anti-gun laws.

12/20/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.

12/19/2012

File photo of a person holding a handgun. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Mother Charged After Toddler Shoots Self In Hand

A 24-year-old mother is charged with aggravated child abuse after her 1-year-old child shot himself in the hand.

09/23/2012

A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

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