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Nevada Senate Takes Up Mental Health Gun Laws

As the dust begins to settle from a scuffle in the Nevada Legislature over gun control, only two substantial plans remain that would overhaul firearms policy in the state.

04/21/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 04/18/13: Sandy Hook, The Senate Gun Bill, And The Gripe Line

Although gun control legislation failed in the Senate earlier this week, its supporters vow to try again.

04/18/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 04/17/13: Gun Bill, Dean Heller, And The Man About Town

In a major setback for gun control advocates, the Senate Wednesday voted down a key amendment to the embattled Democratic gun bill, signaling the increasingly dim prospects of any meaningful legislative action aimed at strengthening America’s gun laws.

04/17/2013

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Heller To Vote Against Background Check Bill

Senator Dean Heller says he will vote against a bipartisan bill supporters hope will prevent gun violence.

04/17/2013

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Nevada Senate Advances Gun Bills

Nevada lawmakers have endorsed two bills restricting access to firearms for mentally ill people when it is determined they are a danger to themselves or others.

04/12/2013

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Heller Urges Bipartisan Cooperation

Senator Dean Heller wants both political parties to work together on the economy.

03/29/2013

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Records Provide New Look, Unanswered Questions In Loughner’s Shooting Spree

The information about Loughner’s mental state — and the fact that no one did much to get him help — emerged as a key theme in roughly 2,700 pages of investigative papers released Wednesday. Still, there was nothing to indicate exactly why he targeted Giffords.

03/28/2013

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Police Reports In Tucson Shooting Rampage Involving Giffords Released

Hundreds of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are being released Wednesday, marking the public’s first glimpse into documents that authorities have kept private since the attack more than two years ago.

03/27/2013

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Mental Competency Gun Bill Draws Fire

A bill that would keep mentally ill people from buying guns in Nevada is facing opposition.

03/15/2013

The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he's lobbying Congress to ban.   (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Husband Of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Posts Firearms On Facebook As Message To Congress

The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he’s lobbying Congress to ban.

03/12/2013

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