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HOW DOES AN 11-YEAR-OLD STUDENT BRING A LOADED GUN INTO A SCHOOL WITHOUT HIS TEACHER OR ADMINISTRATOR KNOWING ABOUT IT? DESPITE ALL THE ATTENTION GIVEN TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, SCHOOL SAFETY WARNINGS AND TRAINING SESSIONS, THE BOY WAS STILL ABLE TO ENTER THE SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL IN LOWELL ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 WITH A .22-CALIBER HANDGUN AND SHOW IT TO FRIENDS. THEN THE GUN WENT OFF.MONTANA WILDLIFE OFFICIALS WANT TO PROHIBIT STATE HUNTERS FROM SHOOTING BISON IN AN AREA BORDERING YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. OFFICIALS SAID THE AREA NEAR GARDINER KNOWN AS BEATTIE GULCH HAS BECOME UNSAFE AS HUNTER NUMBERS INCREASED. THE GULCH IS USED BY WILD BISON HERDS TO MIGRATE OUT OF YELLOWSTONE IN WINTER IN SEARCH OF FOOD AT LOWER ELEVATIONS IN MONTANA.U.S. SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN HAS DRAWN THE IRE OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OVER CLAIMS THAT THE AR-15 – WHICH THE GROUP CALLS “AMERICA’S RIFLE” – IS NOT “IN COMMON USE.” IN A STATEMENT FRIDAY, THE NRA'S INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION CALLED INTO QUESTION THE CALIFORNIA DEMOCRAT'S ASSERTIONS ABOUT THE WEAPON AND SAID THE RIFLE HAS GAINED POPULARITY IN RECENT YEARS.GABBY GIFFORDS’ GUN CONTROL GROUP IS RUNNING A SCRIPTED SCHOOL SHOOTING AD AGAINST PRO-SECOND AMENDMENT REP. MIKE COFFMAN (R-CO). THE AD FEATURES A DAUGHTER TEXTING HER MOTHER FROM SCHOOL TO INFORM HER THAT THEY ARE ON LOCKDOWN, THEN HIGHLIGHTS THE TEXTS BETWEEN THE TWO TALKING ABOUT HOW MUCH THEY LOVE EACH OTHER.WYOMING OFFICIALS OFFER DETAILS OF GRIZZLY ATTACK THAT KILLED HUNTING GUIDE. THE GRIZZLY BEAR THAT CAUSED TRAGEDY HIGH IN THE TETON WILDERNESS NEVER LET UP FROM A FULL-BORE CHARGE BEFORE HITTING THE JACKSON HOLE OUTFITTER SHE FATALLY MAULED.

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SEATTLE TIMES.COM September 23, 2018 – Over the years, Paul Kramer followed news coverage of mass shootings around the country and felt terrible for the victims and their families. Now, Kramer, 57, is the public face for Initiative 1639, the most ambitious gun-regulations ballot measure in Washington history. I-1639 is the nation’s only statewide firearms measure on the ballot this fall, and it puts Washington back in the center of…

MA – Opinion – For some reason, juveniles aren’t getting the message on guns

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MT – Hunting – Montana proposes closing area outside Yellowstone to bison hunting

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AK – Hunting – Guns and Gear for an Alaska Brown Bear Hunt

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IN – Training – Sheriff: Gun safety and training paramount

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FL – New Products – 1791 Gunleather Debuts Next Evolution in Premium Leather Holsters

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VA – Gun Rights – Feinstein distorted facts about AR-15, aka ‘America’s rifle,’ NRA says (VIDEO)

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CO – Politics – Gun Control Group Runs Scripted School Shooting Ad Against Pro-Second Amendment Rep.

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WY – Hunting – Wyoming officials offer details of grizzly attack that killed hunting guide

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NV – Opinion- EDITORIAL: Gun-free zones often aren’t

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BREAKING :
HOW DOES AN 11-YEAR-OLD STUDENT BRING A LOADED GUN INTO A SCHOOL WITHOUT HIS TEACHER OR ADMINISTRATOR KNOWING ABOUT IT? DESPITE ALL THE ATTENTION GIVEN TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, SCHOOL SAFETY WARNINGS AND TRAINING SESSIONS, THE BOY WAS STILL ABLE TO ENTER THE SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL IN LOWELL ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 WITH A .22-CALIBER HANDGUN AND SHOW IT TO FRIENDS. THEN THE GUN WENT OFF.MONTANA WILDLIFE OFFICIALS WANT TO PROHIBIT STATE HUNTERS FROM SHOOTING BISON IN AN AREA BORDERING YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. OFFICIALS SAID THE AREA NEAR GARDINER KNOWN AS BEATTIE GULCH HAS BECOME UNSAFE AS HUNTER NUMBERS INCREASED. THE GULCH IS USED BY WILD BISON HERDS TO MIGRATE OUT OF YELLOWSTONE IN WINTER IN SEARCH OF FOOD AT LOWER ELEVATIONS IN MONTANA.U.S. SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN HAS DRAWN THE IRE OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OVER CLAIMS THAT THE AR-15 – WHICH THE GROUP CALLS “AMERICA’S RIFLE” – IS NOT “IN COMMON USE.” IN A STATEMENT FRIDAY, THE NRA'S INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION CALLED INTO QUESTION THE CALIFORNIA DEMOCRAT'S ASSERTIONS ABOUT THE WEAPON AND SAID THE RIFLE HAS GAINED POPULARITY IN RECENT YEARS.GABBY GIFFORDS’ GUN CONTROL GROUP IS RUNNING A SCRIPTED SCHOOL SHOOTING AD AGAINST PRO-SECOND AMENDMENT REP. MIKE COFFMAN (R-CO). THE AD FEATURES A DAUGHTER TEXTING HER MOTHER FROM SCHOOL TO INFORM HER THAT THEY ARE ON LOCKDOWN, THEN HIGHLIGHTS THE TEXTS BETWEEN THE TWO TALKING ABOUT HOW MUCH THEY LOVE EACH OTHER.WYOMING OFFICIALS OFFER DETAILS OF GRIZZLY ATTACK THAT KILLED HUNTING GUIDE. THE GRIZZLY BEAR THAT CAUSED TRAGEDY HIGH IN THE TETON WILDERNESS NEVER LET UP FROM A FULL-BORE CHARGE BEFORE HITTING THE JACKSON HOLE OUTFITTER SHE FATALLY MAULED.