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The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights. [1]

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Cox, ..., Chuck Norris, Civilian Marksmanship Program, Clel Baudler, Cleta Mitchell, CNN, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, Colion Noir, Colorado recall election, 2013, Concealed carry, Conservatism in the United States, Conservative Democrat, Convention (meeting), Creedmoor Rifle Range, Daily Kos, Dan Boren, Dana Loesch, Dave Butz, David Keene, Delta Air Lines, Democratic Party (United States), Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act of 2006, District of Columbia v. Heller, Don Young, Donald Trump, Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016, Dwight D. Eisenhower, East River, Editorial board, El Paso Times, Elcho Shield, Elena Kagan, Emily J. Miller, Emmett Swanson, Everytown for Gun Safety, Fairfax, Virginia, Federal Assault Weapons Ban, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Firearms Act of 1938, Federal Firearms License, FedEx, Firearm Owners Protection Act, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Flip-flop (politics), Floyd Lavinius Parks, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fortune (magazine), Fox News, Francis E. Warren, Franklin Orth, Freedom of speech, Friends of NRA, Gallup (company), Gary Anderson (sport shooter), George H. W. Bush, George Kollitides, George W. Bush, George Wood Wingate, Grover Norquist, Gun control, Gun Control Act of 1968, Gun Owners of America, Gun politics in the United States, Gun safety, Gun shows in the United States, Guns & Ammo, Gunsmith, Guy Montag Doe v. San Francisco Housing Authority, Harlon Carter, Harold Volkmer, Harry Reid, Hearst Communications, High-capacity magazine ban, HighBeam Research, Hillary Clinton, Howard Wallace Pollock, HuffPost, Hunter S. 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ABC News

ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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Adam Winkler

Adam Winkler (born July 25, 1967) is a professor of constitutional law at the UCLA School of Law.

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Advocacy group

Advocacy groups (also known as pressure groups, lobby groups, campaign groups, interest groups, or special interest groups) use various forms of advocacy in order to influence public opinion and/or policy.

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Affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate's own marketing efforts.

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Aleksandr Torshin

Aleksandr Porfiryevich Torshin (Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич То́ршин; November 27, 1953, Ust-Bolsheretsky District) is a Russian politician.

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Alexander Shaler

Alexander Shaler (March 19, 1827 – December 28, 1911) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War.

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All Things Considered

All Things Considered (ATC) is the flagship news program on the American network National Public Radio (NPR).

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Ambrose Burnside

Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a United States Senator.

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American Rifleman

American Rifleman is a United States-based monthly shooting and firearms interest publication, owned by the National Rifle Association (NRA).

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Americans for Responsible Solutions

Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS) is a United States non-profit organization and super PAC that supports gun control.

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Amicus curiae

An amicus curiae (literally, "friend of the court"; plural, amici curiae) is someone who is not a party to a case and may or may not have been solicited by a party, who assists a court by offering information, expertise, or insight that has a bearing on the issues in the case, and is typically presented in the form of a brief.

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Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Mark Cuomo (born December 6, 1957) is an American politician, author, and lawyer serving as the 56th and current Governor of New York, since 2011.

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Angela Giron

Angela Giron (born May 12, 1960) is an American politician who was a Democratic member of the Colorado Senate representing District 3 from 2011 until she was recalled on September 10, 2013.

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Armed Forces Journal

Armed Forces Journal (AFJ) was a publication for American military officers and leaders in government and industry.

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Arms Trade Treaty

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is a multilateral treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional weapons.

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Assault weapon

Assault weapon is a term used in the United States to define some types of firearms.

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Assault Weapons Ban of 2013

The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 (AWB 2013) was a bill introduced in the 113th United States Congress as by Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, on January 24, 2013, one month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan

On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley Jr. in Washington, D.C., as they were leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

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Axios (website)

Axios (stylized as AXIOS) is an American news and information website founded in 2016 by Politico co-founder Jim VandeHei, Politico's former chief White House correspondent, Mike Allen, and former Politico chief revenue officer, Roy Schwartz.

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B. Todd Jones

Byron Todd Jones (born May 23, 1957) is an American lawyer who was the seventh Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and is chief disciplinary officer of the National Football League (NFL).

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Barbara Cubin

Barbara Lynn Cubin (born November 30, 1946) is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, having served as the sole member of that body from Wyoming.

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Bass Pro Shops

BPS Direct, LLC (doing business as Bass Pro Shops) is an American privately held retailer of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor recreation merchandise.

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Benedict Crowell

Benedict Crowell (October 12, 1869 – September 8, 1952) was a United States military officer and politician particularly influential in military organization during and following World War I. He was United States Assistant Secretary of War from 1917 to 1920.

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Beretta

Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta (literally, "Pietro Beretta Arms Factory") is a privately held Italian firearms manufacturing company operating in several countries.

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Bill Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

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Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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Bob Barr

Robert Laurence Barr Jr. (born November 5, 1948) is an American attorney and politician.

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Bob Casey Jr.

Robert Patrick Casey Jr. (born April 13, 1960) is an American attorney and politician who is currently the senior United States Senator from Pennsylvania.

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Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers.

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Brady Campaign

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence are affiliated American nonprofit organizations that advocate for gun control and against gun violence.

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Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, often referred to as the Brady Act or the Brady Bill, is an Act of the United States Congress that mandated federal background checks on firearm purchasers in the United States, and imposed a five-day waiting period on purchases, until the NICS system was implemented in 1998.

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Breech-loading weapon

A breech-loading gun is a firearm in which the cartridge or shell is inserted or loaded into a chamber integral to the rear portion of a barrel.

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Brian Aitken

Brian Aitken is an American marketing consultant, entrepreneur, and writer.

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Bruce Stern

Bruce Stern (25 September 1942 – 18 July 2007) was an American attorney, photographer, and gun collector.

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Bump fire

Bump fire is the act of using the recoil of a semi-automatic firearm to fire shots in rapid succession, which simulates the rate of fire of a fully automatic firearm.

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is a federal law enforcement organization within the United States Department of Justice.

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Business Insider

Business Insider is an American financial and business news website that also operates international editions in the UK, Australia, China, Germany, France, South Africa, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nordics, Poland, Spanish and Singapore.

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Cameron Kasky

Cameron Kasky is an American activist and advocate against gun violence who co-founded the student-led gun control advocacy group Never Again MSD.

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Camp Perry

Camp Perry is a National Guard training facility located on the shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio near Port Clinton.

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Casper Star-Tribune

The Casper Star-Tribune is a newspaper published in Casper, Wyoming with statewide influence and readership.

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Central Bank of Russia

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Центральный банк Российской Федерации Tsentral'nyy bank Rossiyskoy Federatsii) also known as the Bank of Russia (Банк России Bank Rossii) is the central bank of the Russian Federation, founded in 1860 as The State Bank of the Russian Empire, headquartered on Neglinnaya Street in Moscow.

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Central Railroad of Long Island

Central Railroad of Long Island was built on Long Island, New York, by Alexander Turney Stewart, who was also the founder of Garden City.

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Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter or Charlton John Carter; October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) was an American actor and political activist.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Chris Christie

Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.

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Chris W. Cox

Chris W. Cox has been the chief lobbyist and principal political strategist for the Institute for Legislative Action, the lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) since April 2002.

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Chuck Norris

Carlos Ray Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter.

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Civilian Marksmanship Program

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is a U.S. government-chartered program that promotes firearm safety training and rifle practice for all qualified U.S. citizens with special emphasis on youth.

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Clel Baudler

Clel E. Baudler (born April 4, 1939)is the Iowa State Representative from the 20th District.

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Cleta Mitchell

Cleta Deatherage Mitchell (born September 15, 1950) is an American lawyer, politician and conservative activist.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV or Ed Fund), its sister organization, are two parts of a national, non-profit gun control advocacy organization that is opposed to gun violence.

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Colion Noir

Colion Noir (born Collins Iyare Idehen Jr.) is an American gun rights activist, member of the National Rifle Association, and host of the NRA web series NOIR.

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Colorado recall election, 2013

The Colorado recall election of 2013 was a successful effort to recall two Democratic members of the Colorado Senate following their support of new gun control legislation.

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Concealed carry

Concealed carry (carrying a concealed weapon (CCW)), refers to the practice of carrying a handgun or other weapon in public in a concealed or hidden manner, either on one's person or in close proximity.

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Conservatism in the United States

American conservatism is a broad system of political beliefs in the United States that is characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Judeo-Christian values, moral absolutism, free markets and free trade, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived threats posed by socialism, authoritarianism, and moral relativism.

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Conservative Democrat

In American politics, a conservative Democrat is a member of the Democratic Party with conservative political views, or with views relatively conservative with respect to those of the national party.

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Convention (meeting)

A convention, in the sense of a meeting, is a gathering of individuals who meet at an arranged place and time in order to discuss or engage in some common interest.

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Creedmoor Rifle Range

Creedmoor Rifle Range was sited on Long Island in what is now Queens Village, Queens, New York.

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Daily Kos

Daily Kos is a group blog and internet forum focused on liberal American politics.

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Dan Boren

Daniel David Boren (born August 2, 1973) is a retired American politician, who served as the U.S. Representative for from 2005 to 2013.

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Dana Loesch

Dana Lynn Loesch (born September 28, 1978) is an American conservative political activist and commentator.

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Dave Butz

David Butz (born June 23, 1950) is a former American Football defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) who played for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington Redskins in a sixteen year career from 1973 to 1988.

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David Keene

David A. Keene (born May 20, 1945) is an American political consultant, former Presidential advisor, and newspaper editor, formerly the Opinion Editor of The Washington Times.

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Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines, Inc., commonly referred to as Delta, is a major United States airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act of 2006

The Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act of 2006 was a bill introduced in the United States Congress intended to prohibit the confiscation of legally possessed firearms during a disaster.

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District of Columbia v. Heller

District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), is a landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home, and that Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban and requirement that lawfully-owned rifles and shotguns be kept "unloaded and disassembled or bound by a trigger lock" violated this guarantee.

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Don Young

Donald Edwin Young (born June 9, 1933) is an American politician of the Republican Party serving as the U.S. Representative for since 1973.

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Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.

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Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016

The 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump was formally launched on June 16, 2015, at Trump Tower in New York City.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

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East River

The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.

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Editorial board

The editorial board is a group of experts, usually at a publication, who dictate the tone and direction the publication's editorial policy will take.

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El Paso Times

The El Paso Times is the newspaper for the U.S. city of El Paso, Texas.

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Elcho Shield

The Elcho Shield is an annual match rifle competition between national teams of eight from England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.

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Elena Kagan

Elena Kagan (pronounced; born April 28, 1960) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, nominated by President Barack Obama in May 10, 2010 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 5, 2010.

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Emily J. Miller

Emily Miller is a political communications strategist.

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Emmett Swanson

Emmett Swanson (February 17, 1906 – December 10, 1968) was an American sports shooter.

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Everytown for Gun Safety

Everytown for Gun Safety is an American nonprofit organization which advocates for gun control and against gun violence.

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Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax, colloquially known as Central Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, or Fairfax City, and officially named the City of Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Federal Assault Weapons Ban

The Federal Assault Weapons Ban (AWB), officially the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act, is a subsection of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, a United States federal law, which included a prohibition on the manufacture for civilian use of certain semi-automatic firearms that were defined as assault weapons as well as certain ammunition magazines that were defined as "large capacity." The 10-year ban was passed by the US Congress on September 13, 1994, following a close 52–48 vote in the US Senate, and was signed into law by US President Bill Clinton on the same day.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.

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Federal Firearms Act of 1938

The Federal Firearms Act of 1938 (FFA) imposed a federal license requirement on gun manufacturers, importers, and persons in the business of selling firearms.

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Federal Firearms License

A Federal Firearms License (FFL) is a license in the United States that enables an individual or a company to engage in a business pertaining to the manufacture or importation of firearms and ammunition, or the interstate and intrastate sale of firearms.

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FedEx

FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Firearm Owners Protection Act

The Firearm Owners' Protection Act of 1986 (FOPA) is a United States federal law that revised many provisions of the Gun Control Act of 1968.

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First Amendment to the United States Constitution

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.

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Flip-flop (politics)

A "flip-flop" (used mostly in the United States), U-turn (used in the United Kingdom, Ireland), or backflip (used in Australia and New Zealand) is a sudden real or apparent change of policy or opinion by a public official, sometimes while trying to claim that both positions are consistent with each other.

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Floyd Lavinius Parks

Floyd Lavinius Parks (9 February 1896 – 10 March 1959) was a United States Army general during World War II.

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is a U.S. daily newspaper serving Fort Worth and the western half of the North Texas area known as the Metroplex.

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Fortune (magazine)

Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.

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Fox News

Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

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Francis E. Warren

Francis Emroy Warren (June 20, 1844November 24, 1929) was an American politician of the Republican Party best known for his years in the United States Senate representing Wyoming and being the first Governor of Wyoming.

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Franklin Orth

Franklin Lewis Orth (May 11, 1907 – January 4, 1970) was Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association (NRA) from 1959 until his death.

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Freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or sanction.

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Friends of NRA

Friends of NRA is a fund-raising program by the National Rifle Association of America's Wayne Sheets and MidwayUSA's Founder and CEO, Larry Potterfield.

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Gallup (company)

Gallup, Inc. is an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company.

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Gary Anderson (sport shooter)

Gary Lee Anderson (born October 8, 1939) is a former Nebraska state legislator and an American sport shooter.

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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

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George Kollitides

George K. Kollitides II is a U.S. business executive in private equity, leveraged finance and business operations, with a significant focus on government and business services, light industrial and consumer industries.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

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George Wood Wingate

George Wood Wingate (July 1, 1840 – March 22, 1928) was an American lawyer and organizer of rifle practice.

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Grover Norquist

Grover Glenn Norquist (born October 19, 1956) is an American political advocate who is founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, an organization that opposes all tax increases.

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Gun control

Gun control (or firearms regulation) is the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilians.

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Gun Control Act of 1968

The Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA or GCA68) is a U.S. federal law that regulates the firearms industry and firearms owners.

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Gun Owners of America

Gun Owners of America (GOA) is a gun rights organization in the United States with over 1.5 million members.

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Gun politics in the United States

Gun politics is an area of American politics defined by two opposing groups advocating for tighter gun control on the one hand and gun rights on the other.

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Gun safety

Gun safety rules and practice recommendations are intended to avoid accidental discharge or negligent discharge, or the consequences of firearm malfunctions.

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Gun shows in the United States

In the United States, a gun show is an event where promoters generally rent large public venues and then rent tables for display areas for dealers of guns and related items, and charge admission for buyers.

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Guns & Ammo

Guns & Ammo is a magazine dedicated to firearms, hunting, competitive shooting, reloading, and other shooting-related activities in the United States.

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Gunsmith

A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns.

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Guy Montag Doe v. San Francisco Housing Authority

Guy Montag Doe v. San Francisco Housing Authority is a lawsuit filed by the National Rifle Association the day after the United States Supreme Court decided in District of Columbia v. Heller that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual's right to possess a firearm for private use.

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Harlon Carter

Harlon Bronson Carter (August 10, 1913 – November 19, 1991) was an American leader of the National Rifle Association, Carter was an advocate for gun rights in the United States.

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Harold Volkmer

Harold Lee Volkmer (April 4, 1931 – April 16, 2011) was an American politician from Missouri.

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Harry Reid

Harry Mason Reid (born December 2, 1939) is a retired American politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1987 to 2017.

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Hearst Communications

Hearst Communications, often referred to simply as Hearst, is an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City, New York.

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High-capacity magazine ban

A high-capacity magazine ban is a law which bans or otherwise restricts high-capacity magazines, detachable firearm magazines that can hold more than a certain number of rounds of ammunition.

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HighBeam Research

HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Gale, a subsidiary Cengage, for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

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Howard Wallace Pollock

Howard Wallace Pollock (April 11, 1920 – January 9, 2011) was an American politician and Republican Representative from Alaska.

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HuffPost

HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement.

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Hunterspoint Avenue station (LIRR)

Hunterspoint Avenue is a station on the Main Line of the Long Island Rail Road within the City Terminal Zone.

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Ipsos

Ipsos Group S.A. is a global market research and a consulting firm with worldwide headquarters in Paris, France.

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Iron sights

Iron sights are a system of shaped alignment markers (usually metal) used as a sighting device to assist in the aiming of a device such as a firearm, crossbow, or telescope, and exclude the use of optics as in reflector (reflex) sights, holographic sights, and telescopic sights.

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J. Warren Cassidy

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James Hetfield

James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

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James W. Porter II

James W. Porter II (born February 7, 1949) is an American lawyer who was president of the National Rifle Association from 2013 to 2015.

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Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership

Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of gun rights in the United States and to encourage Americans to understand, uphold, and defend "all of the Bill of Rights for all Citizens.

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Jim Gilmore

James Stuart Gilmore III (born October 6, 1949) is an American politician and former attorney who was the 68th Governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002 and Chairman of the Republican National Committee in 2001.

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Jim Sensenbrenner

Francis James Sensenbrenner Jr. (born June 14, 1943) is an American politician who has represented in the United States House of Representatives since 1979.

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Jimmy Carter

James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.

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Joe Allbaugh

Joe M. Allbaugh (born July 27, 1952) is an American political figure in the Republican Party.

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Joe Foss

Joseph Jacob Foss (April 17, 1915 – January 1, 2003) was a United States Marine Corps major and the leading Marine fighter ace in World War II.

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John C. Bates

John Coalter Bates (August 26, 1842 – February 4, 1919) was a United States Army officer who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army from January to April 1906.

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John C. Sigler

John C. Sigler is a former Chairman of the Republican State Committee of Delaware and a former President of the National Rifle Association (NRA), an American gun-owners' rights organization.

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John Dingell

John David Dingell Jr. (born July 8, 1926) is an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from December 13, 1955, until January 3, 2015.

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John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.

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John M. Ashbrook

John Milan Ashbrook (September 21, 1928 – April 24, 1982) was an American politician of the Republican Party who served in the United States House of Representatives from Ohio from 1961 until his death from peptic ulcer in Johnstown, Ohio in 1982.

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John Milius

John Frederick Milius (born April 11, 1944) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer of motion pictures.

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John Morse (US politician)

John P. Morse is an American former politician who was a state senator in the Colorado Senate from 2007 to 2013, serving as president of the senate in 2013.

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John R. Bolton

John Robert Bolton (born November 20, 1948) is an American attorney, political commentator, Republican consultant and activist, government official and former diplomat who serves as the 27th National Security Advisor of the United States.

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John T. Hoffman

John Thompson Hoffman (January 10, 1828March 24, 1888) was the 23rd Governor of New York (1869–72).

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Johnny Nugent

Johnny Nugent (born July 18, 1939) is a Republican member of the Indiana Senate, representing the 43rd District from 1978 to 2014.

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Josh Sugarmann

Josh Sugarmann is an American activist for gun control in the United States.

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Karl Frederick

Karl Telford Frederick (February 2, 1881 – February 11, 1963) was an American sport shooter who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.

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Karl Malone

Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player.

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Ken Blackwell

John Kenneth Blackwell (born February 28, 1948) is an American politician, author, and conservative activist who served as the mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio (1979–80), the Ohio State Treasurer (1994–99), and Ohio Secretary of State (1999–2007).

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States.

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Larry Craig

Larry Edwin Craig (born July 20, 1945) is a retired American politician from Idaho.

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Lee Fang

Lee Fang (born December 12, 1986) is an American journalist.

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Lee Purcell

Lee Purcell (nee Lee Jeune Williams on June 15, 1947) is an American actress who appeared in both motion pictures and television.

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Liberalism in the United States

Liberalism in the United States is a broad political philosophy centered on what many see as the unalienable rights of the individual.

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List of congressional candidates who received campaign money from the National Rifle Association

This list of congressional candidates who received campaign money from the National Rifle Association is from the nonpartisan group Center for Responsive Politics KURTIS LEE and MALOY MOORE, March 3, 2018, Los Angeles Times,, Retrieved April 1, 2018, "...According to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan group that tracks money in political campaigns..." Business Insider, February 28, 2018,, Retrieved April 2, 2018, "...The NRA remains one of the premier gun rights lobbying groups in the US, regularly contributing to congressional candidates...." MPN Now, Richard Hermann, March 7, 2018,, Retrieved April 2, 2018, "...The NRA gave $5.9 million to 223 House Republicans and $106,000 to nine House Democrats in the 2016 election cycle...." Debbie Lord of Cox Media, February 28, 2018, Atlanta Journal-Constitution,, Retrieved April 2, 2018, "...

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List of Governors of New York

The Governor of New York is the head of the executive branch of New York's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.

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Littleton W. T. Waller Jr.

Littleton Waller Tazewell Waller, Jr. (September 18, 1886 – April 14, 1967) was a highly decorated officer of the United States Marine Corps who attained the rank of Major General while serving as Marine Corps Director of Personnel during World War II.

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Lloyd M. Mustin

Lloyd Montague Mustin (July 30, 1911 – January 21, 1999) was a Vice Admiral in the United States Navy and among the namesakes of USS ''Mustin'' (DDG-89).

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Lobbying

Lobbying, persuasion, or interest representation is the act of attempting to influence the actions, policies, or decisions of officials in their daily life, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies.

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Lobbying in the United States

Lobbying in the United States describes paid activity in which special interests hire well-connected professional advocates, often lawyers, to argue for specific legislation in decision-making bodies such as the United States Congress.

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Long Island

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.

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M1903 Springfield

The M1903 Springfield, formally the United States Rifle, Caliber.30-06, Model 1903, is an American five-round magazine fed, bolt-action service repeating rifle, used primarily during the first half of the 20th century.

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M1911 pistol

The M1911 is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the.45 ACP cartridge.

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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Manual of arms

A manual of arms was an instruction book for handling and using weapons in formation, whether in the field or on parade.

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Maria Butina

Maria Butina (Мария Бутина; born 10 November 1988) is a political activist and the founder of the Right to Bear Arms, a Russian gun rights group.

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Marion Hammer

Marion P. Hammer (born April 26, 1939) was the first female president of the National Rifle Association (NRA) from 1995 to 1998.

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Marksman

A marksman is a person who is skilled in precision shooting, using accurate precision scoped projectile weapons (in modern days most commonly a designated marksman rifle or a sniper rifle) to shoot at high-value targets at longer-than-usual ranges.

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Mass shootings in the United States

There is no fixed definition of a mass shooting, but a common definition is an act of violence — excluding gang killings, domestic violence, or terrorist acts sponsored by an organization — in which a gunman kills at least four victims.

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Matt Blunt

Matthew Roy Blunt (born November 20, 1970) is an American former naval officer and politician who served as the 54th Governor of Missouri from 2005 to 2009.

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Maxwell Rich

Maxwell E. Rich was a Major General in the United States Army.

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McDonald v. City of Chicago

McDonald v. Chicago, 561 U.S. (2010), is a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States that found that the right of an individual to "keep and bear arms" as protected under the Second Amendment is incorporated by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment against the states.

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Merritt A. Edson

Major General Merritt Austin Edson (April 25, 1897 – August 14, 1955), known as "Red Mike", was a general in the United States Marine Corps.

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MetLife

MetLife, Inc. is the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), better known as MetLife, and its affiliates.

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Miami Herald

The Miami Herald is a daily newspaper owned by the McClatchy Company and headquartered in Doral, Florida, a city in western Miami-Dade County and the Miami metropolitan area, several miles west of downtown Miami.

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Michael Moore

Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author.

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Michael Sullivan (U.S. Attorney)

Michael J. Sullivan (born October 3, 1954) is an American lawyer and politician who served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts (2001–2009) and Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (2006–2009).

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Milton Reckord

Milton Atchison Reckord (December 28, 1879 – September 8, 1975) was an important figure in the history of the National Guard of the United States.

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Mitch McConnell

Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. (born February 20, 1942) is an American politician who has served as the senior United States Senator from Kentucky since 1985.

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Morton C. Mumma

Rear Admiral Morton Claire Mumma, Jr. (24 August 1904 – 14 August 1968) was a senior officer in the United States Navy.

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Mother Jones (magazine)

Mother Jones (abbreviated MoJo) is a progressive American magazine that focuses on news, commentary, and investigative reporting on topics including politics, the environment, human rights, and culture.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.

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Muzzle-loading rifle

A muzzle-loading rifle is a muzzle-loaded small arm or artillery piece that has a rifled barrel rather than a smoothbore.

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NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.

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National Association for Gun Rights

The National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) is a conservative gun rights advocacy group in the United States.

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National Association of the Deaf (United States)

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is an organization for the promotion of the rights of deaf people in the United States.

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National Firearms Act

The National Firearms Act (NFA), 73rd Congress, Sess.

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National Firearms Museum

The NRA National Firearms Museum is a museum located at the NRA Headquarters Building in Fairfax, Virginia.

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National Instant Criminal Background Check System

The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is a United States system for determining if prospective firearms or explosives buyers' name and birth year match those of a person who is not eligible to buy.

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National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom

The National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom (NRA) is the governing body of full bore rifle and pistol shooting sports in the United Kingdom.

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Neal Knox

Clifford Neal Knox (June 20, 1935 – January 17, 2005) was a board member and officer of the National Rifle Association, gun magazine writer and editor, gun rights activist, and prolific author of technical firearms articles and articles related to his interpretation of the Second Amendment and views on firearms laws.

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Never Again MSD

Never Again MSD is an American student-led political action committee for gun control that advocates for tighter regulations to prevent gun violence.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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New Right

New Right is used in several countries as a descriptive term for various policies or groups that are right-wing.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York Herald

The New York Herald was a large-distribution newspaper based in New York City that existed between May 6, 1835, and 1924 when it merged with the New-York Tribune.

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New York State Legislature

New York State Legislature are the two houses that act as the state legislature of the U.S. state of New York.

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Newsday

Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, although it is sold throughout the New York metropolitan area.

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Newsweek

Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.

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Newt Gingrich

Newton Leroy Gingrich (né McPherson; born June 17, 1943) is an American politician and author, born in Pennsylvania, later representing Georgia in Congress, and ultimately serving as 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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NPR

National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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NY SAFE Act

The New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 commonly known as the NY SAFE Act is a gun regulation law in the state of New York.

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Oliver North

Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel.

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Open carry in the United States

In the United States, open carry refers to the practice of "openly carrying a firearm in public", as distinguished from concealed carry, where firearms cannot be seen by the casual observer.

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Open Secrets

Open Secrets is a book of short stories by Alice Munro published by McClelland and Stewart in 1994.

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Orlando Sentinel

The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of Orlando, Florida and the Central Florida region.

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Osha Gray Davidson

Osha Gray Davidson (born 1954), is an author, free-lance writer, and photographer.

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Outreach

Outreach is an activity of providing services to any populations who might not otherwise have access to those services.

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Overview of gun laws by nation

Gun laws and policies (collectively referred to as firearms regulation or gun control) regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification and use of small arms by civilians.

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Pardon

A pardon is a government decision to allow a person to be absolved of guilt for an alleged crime or other legal offense, as if the act never occurred.

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Patriot Act

The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress signed into law by US President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001.

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Periodical literature

Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a published work that appears in a new edition on a regular schedule.

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Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Philadelphia (magazine)

Philadelphia (also called "Philadelphia magazine" or referred to by the nickname "Phillymag") is a regional monthly magazine published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by the Lipson family of Philadelphia and its company, Metrocorp.

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Philip Sheridan

Philip Henry Sheridan (March 6, 1831 – August 5, 1888) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the "PG", is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Political action committee

In the United States and Canada, a political action committee (PAC) is an organization that pools campaign contributions from members and donates those funds to campaign for or against candidates, ballot initiatives, or legislation.

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Political science

Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.

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Politico

Politico, known earlier as The Politico, is an American political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.

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President (corporate title)

The President is a leader of an organization, company, community, club, trade union, university or other group.

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Pro bono

Pro bono publico (for the public good; usually shortened to pro bono) is a Latin phrase for professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment.

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Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) is a United States law which protects firearms manufacturers and dealers from being held liable when crimes have been committed with their products.

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Publication

To publish is to make content available to the general public.

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R. Lee Ermey

Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was an American actor, voice artist, and former military drill instructor.

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Remington Arms

Remington Arms Company, LLC is an American manufacturer of firearms and ammunition in the United States.

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Remington Outdoor Company

Remington Outdoor Company (ROC) is an American firearms manufacturer holding company which has acquired notable brands such as Bushmaster, DPMS, Remington and Marlin.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Reserve Officers' Training Corps

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) are a group of college and university-based officer training programs for training commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces.

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Reuters

Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Reva Siegel

Reva B. Siegel (born 1956) is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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Richard Childress

Richard Childress (born September 21, 1945) is a former NASCAR driver and the current team owner of Richard Childress Racing (RCR).

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Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.

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Rick Gray (Pennsylvania politician)

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Rick Santorum

Richard John Santorum (born May 10, 1958) is an American attorney, author, politician, and political commentator.

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Ricky Schroder

Richard Bartlett Schroder, Jr. (born April 13, 1970) is an American actor and film director.

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Right to keep and bear arms

The right to keep and bear arms (often referred to as the right to bear arms) is the people's right to possess weapons (arms) for their own defense, as described in the philosophical and political writings of Aristotle, Cicero, John Locke, Machiavelli, the English Whigs and others.

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Robert K. Brown

Lieutenant Colonel Robert K. Brown (born November 2, 1932 in Monroe, Michigan) is a combat correspondent, investigative journalist, and founder/editor/publisher of Soldier of Fortune magazine (SOF), a pro-gun, pro-military magazine which reports on various armed confrontations around the world, as well as on new weapons and other military technology.

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Robert K. Corbin

Robert K. Corbin (born November 17, 1928) is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Arizona who formerly served as Attorney General of Arizona.

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Robert Mueller

Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is an American attorney who served as the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 2001 to 2013.

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Rock Island Arsenal

The Rock Island Arsenal comprises, located on Arsenal Island, originally known as Rock Island, on the Mississippi River between the cities of Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois.

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Rocky Mountain News

The Rocky Mountain News (nicknamed the Rocky) was a daily newspaper published in Denver, Colorado, United States, from April 23, 1859, until February 27, 2009.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Ron Schmeits

Ron Schmeits was president of the National Rifle Association from May 2009 to May 2011.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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Ronnie Barrett

Ronnie G. Barrett (born 1954) is an American firearms manufacturer, the founder of Barrett Firearms Manufacturing of Christiana, Tennessee and the designer of the first.50 caliber rifle for civilian use.

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Roy Innis

Roy Emile Alfredo Innis (June 6, 1934 – January 8, 2017) was an American activist and politician.

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RSM US

RSM US LLP is an audit, tax, and consulting firm, focused on the middle market in the United States and a member of the global accounting network RSM International.

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Salon (website)

Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.

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San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.

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San Francisco County Superior Court

The San Francisco County Superior Court is a branch of the California Superior Court with jurisdiction over the City and County of San Francisco.

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San Francisco Proposition H (2005)

Proposition H was a local ordinance on the November 8, 2005 ballot in San Francisco, California, which gained national attention for its banning of most firearms within the city.

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Sandra Froman

Sandra S. (Sandy) Froman (born June 15, 1949) is an American author, attorney, professional speaker, and a past President of the National Rifle Association of America.* Froman was raised in the San Francisco, California Bay Area, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with distinction from Stanford University in 1971 and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1974.

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Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, United States, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children between six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members.

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Sawed-off shotgun

A sawed-off shotgun (US, CAN) also called a sawn-off shotgun (UK, IRL, AU, NZ) and a short-barreled shotgun (SBS) (U.S. legislative terminology), is a type of shotgun with a shorter gun barrel—typically under 18 inches—and often a shortened or absent stock.

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Second Amendment Foundation

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is a United States nonprofit organization that supports gun rights.

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Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company

Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company was the manufacturer of Sharps Rifle.

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Shooting of Philando Castile

On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black American, was shot and killed by Jeronimo Yanez, a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer, after being pulled over in Falcon Heights, a suburb of Saint Paul.

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Shooting range

A shooting range or firing range or archery range or pistol range or rifle range or shooting gallery or shooting ground is a specialized facility designed for archery or firearms practice.

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Shooting ranges in the United States

There are shooting ranges in the United States open to the public, both indoor and outdoor.

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Shooting sports

Shooting sports is a collective group of competitive and recreational sporting activities involving proficiency tests of accuracy, precision and speed in using various types of ranged weapons, mainly referring to man-portable guns (firearms and airguns, in forms such as handguns, rifles and shotguns) and bows/crossbows.

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Silencer (firearms)

A silencer, suppressor, sound suppressor, or sound moderator is a device that reduces the sound intensity and muzzle flash when a firearm or air gun is discharged.

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Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson (S&W) is an American manufacturer of firearms, ammunition and restraints.

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Smith W. Brookhart

Smith Wildman Brookhart (February 2, 1869November 15, 1944), was twice elected as a Republican to represent Iowa in the United States Senate.

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Smoothbore

A smoothbore weapon is one that has a barrel without rifling.

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Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Maria Sotomayor (born June 25, 1954) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, appointed by President Barack Obama in May 2009 and confirmed in August 2009.

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Special Counsel investigation (2017–present)

The 2017–present Special Counsel investigation is an ongoing United States law enforcement investigation of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and any Russian (or other foreign) interference in the election, including exploring any possible links or coordination between Trump’s campaign and the Russian government, "and any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation." The scope of the investigation reportedly also includes potential obstruction of justice by President Trump and others.

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Spokesperson

A spokesman, spokeswoman or spokesperson is someone engaged or elected to speak on behalf of others.

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Sports governing body

A sports governing body is a sports organization that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.

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Springfield Armory

The Springfield Armory, located in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, was the primary center for the manufacture of United States military firearms from 1777 until its closing in 1968, it was one of the first companies dedicated to the manufacture of weapons.

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Springfield, Missouri

Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.

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Standing (law)

In law, standing or locus standi is the term for the ability of a party to demonstrate to the court sufficient connection to and harm from the law or action challenged to support that party's participation in the case.

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Staten Island

Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.

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Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

On February 14, 2018, seventeen students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida were fatally shot and seventeen others were wounded in a school shooting, making the shooting one of the deadliest school massacres in the United States, surpassing the Columbine High School massacre as the worst high school shooting in the United States.

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Sturm, Ruger & Co.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., better known by the shortened name Ruger, is an American firearm manufacturing company based in Southport, Connecticut with production facilities also in Newport, New Hampshire, Mayodan, North Carolina, and Prescott, Arizona.

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Sun-Sentinel

The Sun-Sentinel is the main daily newspaper of Broward County, Florida.

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Sunlight Foundation

The Sunlight Foundation is an American 501(c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for open government.

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Sunnyvale, California

Sunnyvale is a city located in Santa Clara County, California.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Surgeon General of the United States

The Surgeon General of the United States is the operational head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHSCC) and thus the leading spokesperson on matters of public health in the federal government of the United States.

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Susan Howard

Jeri Lynn Mooney (born January 28, 1944), better known as Susan Howard, is an American actress, writer, and political activist.

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Symantec

Symantec Corporation (commonly known as Symantec) is an American software company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States.

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Tallahassee Democrat

The Tallahassee Democrat is a daily broadsheet newspaper.

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Tampa Bay Times

The Tampa Bay Times, previously named the St.

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Ted Nugent

Theodore Anthony Nugent (born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist.

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The Atlantic

The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is a nonprofit news organization that publishes daily articles in electronic format as well as a weekly print edition.

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The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller is a conservative American news and opinion website based in Washington, D.C. It was founded by political pundit Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, former adviser to former Vice President Dick Cheney.

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The Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Register is the daily morning newspaper of Des Moines, Iowa.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Hertz Corporation

The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., is an American car rental company based in Estero, Florida that operates 9,700 international corporate and franchisee locations.

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The Hill (newspaper)

The Hill is an American political newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C. since 1994.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The McClatchy Company

The McClatchy Company is a publicly traded American publishing company based in Sacramento, California.

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The Mercury News

The Mercury News (formerly San Jose Mercury News, often locally known as The Merc) is a morning daily newspaper published in San Jose, California, United States.

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The Motley Fool

The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial-services company that provides financial advice for investors through various stock, investing, and personal finance services.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.

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The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.

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The Village Voice

The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.

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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy is a blog, founded in 2002, covering legal and political issues from an ideological orientation it describes as "generally libertarian, conservative, centrist, or some mixture of these." Its name is a joking reference to Hillary Clinton's reference to a "vast right-wing conspiracy".

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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The Washington Times

The Washington Times is an American daily newspaper that covers general interest topics with a particular emphasis on American politics.

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TheBlaze

TheBlaze is an American conservative news and entertainment network available on television, radio, and the Internet that was founded by talk radio personality Glenn Beck, based in Irving, Texas.

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman and writer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Timothy McVeigh

Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who perpetrated the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, which killed 168 people and injured over 680 others.

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Title II weapons

Title II weapons, or NFA firearms, are designations of certain weapons under the United States National Firearms Act (NFA).

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Todd J. Rathner

Todd J. Rathner (born November 6, 1965) is an American Second Amendment lobbyist and member of the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) Board of Directors, where he has served since he was elected in 1999.

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Tom Selleck

Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor and film producer.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.

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Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.

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Union Army

During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.

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United Airlines

United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major United States airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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United States Department of War

The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army, also bearing responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department in 1798, and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force on September 18, 1947.

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United States elections, 2008

The 2008 United States elections were held on November 4.

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United States House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.

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United States Olympic Committee

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is the National Olympic Committee for the United States.

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United States presidential election, 2008

The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 2016

The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

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United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary

The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, informally the Senate Judiciary Committee, is a standing committee of 21 U.S. Senators whose role is to oversee the Department of Justice (DOJ), consider executive nominations, and review pending legislation.

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United States Senate elections, 2006

The United States Senate elections, 2006 were held on November 7, 2006, with all 33 Class 1 Senate seats being contested.

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Universal background check

Proposals for universal background checks would require almost all firearms transactions in the United States to be recorded and go through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), closing what is sometimes called the private sale loophole.

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USA Shooting

USA Shooting, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, was chartered by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of shooting in April 1995.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Violence Policy Center

The Violence Policy Center (VPC) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun control.

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Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act

The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994,, is an Act of Congress dealing with crime and law enforcement; it became law in 1994.

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Vivek Murthy

Vivek Hallegere Murthy (born July 10, 1977) is an American physician and was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States.

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Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (a; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian statesman and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.

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Vox Media

Vox Media is an American digital media company founded on July 14, 2005 as SportsBlogs Inc.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Wayne Anthony Ross

Wayne Anthony Ross (born February 25, 1943) is an American attorney residing in Alaska.

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Wayne LaPierre

Wayne Robert LaPierre, Jr. (born November 8, 1949) is an American gun rights activist.

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Whitworth rifle

The Whitworth Rifle was a single-shot muzzle-loaded rifle used in the latter half of the 19th century.

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William Conant Church

William Conant Church (August 11, 1836 – May 23, 1917) was an American journalist and soldier.

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William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices.

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William Libbey

William A. Libbey III (March 27, 1855 – September 6, 1927) was an American professor of physical geography at Princeton University.

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Wimbledon, London

Wimbledon WIMBLESON is a district of southwest London, England, south-west of the centre of London at Charing Cross, in the London Borough of Merton, south of Wandsworth, northeast of New Malden, northwest of Mitcham, west of Streatham and north of Sutton.

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Winfield Scott Hancock

Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a career U.S. Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880.

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Zell Miller

Zell Bryan Miller (February 24, 1932 – March 23, 2018) was an American author and politician from the U.S. state of Georgia.

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1984 New York City Subway shooting

On December 22, 1984, Bernhard Goetz shot four alleged muggers on a New York City Subway train in Manhattan.

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2012 Aurora shooting

On July 20, 2012, a mass shooting occurred inside a Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, during a midnight screening of the film The Dark Knight Rises.

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34th Street (Manhattan)

34th Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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4-H

4-H is a global network of youth organizations whose mission is "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development".

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501(c) organization

A 501(c) organization is a nonprofit organization in the federal law of the United States according to and is one of 29 types of nonprofit organizations exempt from some federal income taxes.

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501(c)(3) organization

A 501(c)(3) organization is a corporation, trust, unincorporated association, or other type of organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code.

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References

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