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January 9, 2013 | 3:08 pm

Big California Pension Fund to Divest From Some Gun, Ammunition Companies

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From AP: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation’s largest teacher pension fund is taking the first step toward divesting from companies that manufacture guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are illegal in California. The investment committee of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System unanimously approved a motion by state Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Wednesday. CalSTRS […]

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NRA Calls for Armed Police in Every School in Response to Newtown Massacre

December 21, 2012 | 10:04 am

NRA Calls for Armed Police in Every School in Response to Newtown Massacre

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.” The National Rifle Association broke its silence on last week’s shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 children and staff dead. “The […]

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December 21, 2012 | 9:00 am

Video, Full Text: NRA Responds to Newtown School Shootings

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National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre on Friday called for armed guards to protect every U.S. school in the organization’s first public statement following the Dec. 14 school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Watch a video replay from NewsHour Video streaming by Ustream Read full text from the NRA

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