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The woman whose name I carried on a cold winter day

Thousands of people traveled to Washington on Satuday, Jan. 26, for a national March for Gun ControlHere is one marcher's reflections on the day.

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Senate inundated with demands to end “silent” filibuster

Senate offices are getting buried under tens of thousands of letters and a huge coalition has managed to spur one million calls into the Capitol.

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March on Washington for Gun Control set for Jan. 26

Marchers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on 3rd St. NW.

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Gun control action will rely on grassroots organizing

From the White House to anti-violence groups, it's widely agreed that grassroots mobilizing holds the key.

How to rebuild after the violence in Conneticut

Once again violence has shattered a place of innocence, and an elementary school in Connecticut takes on the appearance of a battlefield.

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Jovan Belcher tragedy: Time to examine our gun culture

We need to look at a society that rewards ruthless competition while undermining cooperation and community.

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Romney presses gun rights but not women’s rights

Mitt Romney's website lists 26 issues on which you can "learn more about Mitt." The list includes gun rights, but not women's rights.

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New legislation weaponizes Texas classrooms

The Texas Senate approved, in a 19 to 12 vote, a bill to allow the carrying of concealed handguns on public college campuses.

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Push to regulate firearms gains steam

The intern who rushed to aid Rep. Gabriel Giffords, D-Ariz., after during the Jan. 8 Arizona shootings, traveled to New York today to offer his assistance to Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which has ramped up activities aimed at keeping weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally imbalance.

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Teacher dies in hail of handgun bullets

Killing of teacher Jennifer Paulson, 30, in Tacoma, Wash., following Colorado school shootings, spurs calls for tighter gun control.

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