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Gun control and mental health aren't the only issues when it comes to curbing mass shootings.
The three bills that appear headed for passage were all recommended by a special task force set up by Gov. Bob McDonnell after the Newtown mass shooting.
Celebrities from the entertainment world, survivors of gun violence and family members of victims gathered on Capitol Hill to rally support for a ban on assault weapons and universal background checks on gun buyers.
Hundreds of concerned gun owners rallied outside the Maryland State House while a state Senate committee got ready for a hearing that is expected to go well into the evening.
Maryland's governor wants to ban assault weapons and create stricter licensing requirements for handguns.
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Vice President Joe Biden is launching a White House campaign of road trips to promote gun control with a visit to Virginia, a state that has experienced its own school shooting tragedy yet maintains an avidly pro-gun tradition.
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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling for federal gun control reforms.
One month removed from a horrific shooting at an elementary school, gun policy experts meet this week to discuss ways to curb violence and effect change at the federal level.
There is common ground among opposing sides as lawmakers tackle the issue of gun control, mental health and school safety.