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Gun permit applications in Newtown, Conn., skyrocketed in the five months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December, reflecting the anxiety among residents as the legislature was debating tougher gun-control legislation, the Hartford Courant first reported.
The White House is already planning events to use the Dec. 14 anniversary of the Newtown tragedy to push for more gun control. President Obama never lets evidence stand in the way of exploiting tragedies for his political agenda.
Residents of Newtown, Conn., overwhelmingly voted Saturday to accept $50 million in state money to raze Sandy Hook Elementary School and construct a new one in its place.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, said that he hopes Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard will reinvigorate the debate about gun control on Capitol Hill.
Scaring the American public is one of President Obama’s favorite political tactics to get gun control. Just hours after the terrible shooting at the Naval Yard on Monday, Mr. Obama said that even though he didn’t have the facts, “We’re confronting -- yet another -- mass shooting. ”
Jim Greer stood beside his desk in the small back office of Angus MacGregor's Trading Post in Waldorf, Md., and rifled through several papers at the top of a file box.
A weekend gun show at the Annapolis National Guard Armory saw a steady stream of longtime owners and potential first-time buyers eager to snap up pistols, rifles, scopes and bullets — some of which will be prohibited when new laws take effect next month.
The kind of gun control laws that were making it so ridiculously difficult for me to get a gun for self-defense in D.C. have been out of reach for the anti-gun politicians on the national level since 1994.
The Arkansas Christian Academy in Bryant, Ark., is making national headlines after it announced that some staff members will be armed with guns.