Gun rights debate enters a new arena: the campus

By Wade Millward and Carmen Forman

The right to carry a firearm onto college campuses has become another issue in the gun control debate

Excerpts from this story referencing "president":

"… ones, where murderers come on campus and kill kids." Hammer, a former NRA president and the organization's longtime lobbyist in Florida, said that NRA will us …"

Evolution of public-carry laws expands gun rights

By Kristen Hwang and Kate Murphy

Public-carry has moved from rare to widespread in the wake of recent shooting incidents

Excerpts from this story referencing "Arizona":

"… ered at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University Number of states that prohibited concealed carry in 1981 …"

"… nto my side,” said Lee Bird, owner of Twin Birds Saddlery in Wickenburg, Arizona, 60 miles northwest of Phoenix. Bird openly carries a .38 Smith & Wess …"

"… ly carry, sometimes he keeps his gun concealed in his briefcase or pocket. Arizona has some of the strongest gun rights laws in the country. It is one of sev …"

A year after Newtown, searching for answers in the nation’s schools

By Nicholas Kusnetz

A year after Newtown, communities searching for answers.

As firearm ownership rises, Florida gun murders increase

In the last decade, gun murders in Florida have surged 38 percent. Experts are divided about the cause.

After Sandy Hook shootings, NRA campaign clout still formidable

By Joe Eaton

Will Connecticut shooting change the calculus?

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Rifle Association":

"… ary school lunchbox.”The NRA did not respond to requests for comment. …"

Children's Defense Fund report on kids' gun deaths, new gun laws

By Susan Ferriss

Children's Defense Fund says more kids killed by gunfire than military deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Academy of Pediatrics":

"… homes to ensure child safety.The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the American Academy of Pediatrics and other medical groups filed suit to overturn the law, contending i …"

The weekly watchdog: Nov. 14 - Nov. 18

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… isoned Places investigation, please check it out. Developed by our partner NPR, the graphic shows 17,000 facilities that have emitted and continue to emi …"

"… at the local level are doing their own stories based on this information. NPR reported this morning that the EPA has cracked down on a polluting copper …"

"… last week. Attendees got an inside look at the Center’s partnership with NPR on Poisoned Places, heard about new models to sustain investigative report …"

Carrying concealed weapons just keeps getting easier

By Rick Schmitt

A multitude of states have eased requirements to carry concealed weapons

Excerpts from this story referencing "Florida":

"… ble to journalists.Investigations of concealed permit holders in Texas and Florida had turned up hundreds of people with criminal backgrounds who were noneth …"

A long wait yields expansive new freedoms in Wisconsin

By Bill Lueders

NRA calls state's new concealed-carry law 'one of nation's strongest'

Excerpts from this story referencing "Politics":

"… body else out there, ‘Don’t worry.’ ”Bill Lueders is the Money and Politics Project director at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. The …"

Rick Perry's devotion to NRA-backed proposals reaps campaign aid and grassroots support

By Peter H. Stone

Rick Perry has signed 17 pro-gun bills while governor of Texas

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Rifle Association":

"… presidential candidacy, he was a star draw at a Houston luncheon where the National Rifle Association was hunting for big bucks and touting its political clout.The May 26 bash …"