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File photo of a person at a gun show. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

N.M. Rally Held For Gun-Buyer Background Checks

About 100 gun safety advocates rallied at the Capitol for a proposal to require criminal background checks of more people who buy firearms at gun shows.

01/22/2014

Fred Lutger, owner of Freddie Bear Sports, looks over a Winchester Platinum over/under shotgun being offered for sale at his store on Oct. 18, 2012 in Tinley Park, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Madhouse’ At Gun Stores Following Newtown School Shooting

The reaction to the deadly Connecticut school shooting can be seen at gun stores and self-defense retailers across the nation, with anxious parents buying armored backpacks for children and firearms enthusiasts stocking up on assault weapons in anticipation of tighter gun control measures.

12/20/2012