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Boughton: Gun-control group 'left me'

The divorce between the mayor of Connecticut's seventh-largest city -- whose constituents included victims of the Newtown school massacre -- and Michael Bloomberg 's $50 million lobbying machine against the National Rifle Association is getting messy.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Common Dreams

Grim Math: Going After the NRA

Citing the "grim math" of 86 Americans killed by guns every day, Michael Bloomberg has announced a new $50 million, grassroots gun control initiative that plans to use the same strategic tools so effectively used by the NRA - money, organizing, political pressure and the targeting of single-issue voters, especially women - to take it down.

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St. Petersburg Times

EditorialsEditorial: They chose the NRA over your safety

It's called the "bring your gun to a riot" bill. Sheriffs hate it but the National Rifle Association wants it.

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WPBF

Bloomberg to mount $50 million NRA challenge

The former New York City mayor pledged $50 million to his new group Everytown for Gun Safety, an umbrella organization for his two other gun control groups: Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

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WSJV-TV South Bend

Bloomberg announces new gun-control effort to counter NRA

A new gun control effort is heading to Indiana, along with 14 other states, led by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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AmmoLand

Illinois State Rifle Association Thursday Bulletin - 4/10/2014

As most of you know, Otis McDonald passed away last week. He was a true American Hero as well as a friend.

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CBC News

5 little words that could change America's gun culture: Neil Macdonald

Neil Macdonald is the senior Washington correspondent for CBC News, which he joined in 1988 following 12 years in newspapers.

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ABC News

A Year After Background Check Defeat, Modest Goals

Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers scuttled President Barack Obama's effort to pass new curbs on firearms.

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SFGate

A year after background check defeat, modest goals

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Michael Bloomberg Says He's 'Earned My Place In Heaven' With Anti-NRA Fight

Now that he's out of office, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is stepping up his efforts to battle the National Rifle Association and expand gun control laws.

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The Huffington Post

Michael Bloomberg Aims To Rival NRA With New Anti-Gun Violence Group

Michael R. Bloomberg, making his first major political investment since leaving office, plans to spend $50 million this year building a nationwide grass-roots network to motivate voters who feel strongly about curbing gun violence, an organization he hopes can eventually outmuscle the National Rifle Association.

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TheBlaze.com

'We've Got to Make Them Afraid of Us': Guess Who...

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million in 2014 to build a "nationwide grass-roots network to motivate" anti-gun voters, the New York Times reports.

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AmmoLand

Bob Costas Shoots His Mouth Off,,, Again

"Let's make a bet, you and me. Let's say over the next five years - we'll do a Google search, we'll have an independent party monitor it - you keep track of how many good and constructive things are associated with athletes having a gun, and I'll keep track of all the tragedies and criminality and folly.

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Lowell Sun

NRA-sponsored gun-safety program set to go in Westford schools

Frank, 79, who served in the school district for 29 years and for a decade as health-education coordinator, said she doesn't own a gun but she wants to help remove polarization around the subject of gun safety.

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Williamson Daily News Online

Mingo's Marcum receives 'A-plus' from NRA

The National Rifle Association's political arm has announced its ratings and endorsements of candidates in the May 2014 primary.

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AmmoLand

NRA Opposes Administration's Plan to Broaden Reach of Mental Health-Related Gun Bans

On Monday, NRA filed formal comments in opposition to a plan by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to expand the categories of persons prohibited under federal law from acquiring or possessing firearms because of having been "adjudicated as a mental defective" or "committed to a mental institution."

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Jacksonville Daily News

NRA presents $25,000 check to Wildlife Commission for public shooting range

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently accepted a $25,000 check from the National Rifle Association of America to help fund the construction of a public shooting range in Cleveland County.

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AmmoLand

Second Amendment Patriot's Jim Tomes to Speak at NRA Annual Meetings

Just as a reminder, the NRA has asked me to mention again the information about the NRA/ILA Grassroots Workshop that will take place during the NRA Convention in Indy.

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The Charlotte Observer

NRA endorses U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis

The National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund has endorsed Republican Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate primary.

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Philly.com

Does the Second Amendment need to be amended?

Lyle Denniston looks at recent statements from retired Justice John Paul Stevens about limiting gun rights, and a political reality that runs counter to that idea.

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