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

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

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

By Nicholas Kusnetz

A year after Newtown, communities searching for answers.

Excerpts from this story referencing "America":

"… hes appear simply to reflect a stereotypical divide between two regions of America with their own closely held views of guns and their place in daily life. B …"

"… rong down here.” Linda Bridges, president of the Texas affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, opposes arming teachers, and she’s skeptical of …"

"… e taking off your shoes at the airport or any number of intrusive measures Americans have grown accustomed to since Sept. 11, 2001. “The realization I thin …"

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?

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 "lobbyist":

"… should find another doctor.Marion Hammer, the National Rifle Association's lobbyist in Florida, told National Public Radio, “We take our children to pediatr …"

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 "Bill Buzenberg":

"… n. You can watch an archived video of the event here.Until next week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

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 "National Rifle Association":

"… ng emphasis on policy skirmishes outside the Beltway. Since just 2003, the National Rifle Association has poured $2.5 million into the coffers of state candidates, according to …"

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 "Democratic Wisconsin state senator":

"… auch has earned his “F” grade from the National Rifle Association. The Democratic Wisconsin state senator from Poplar has long fought the gun lobby’s efforts to let state residen …"

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 "spokesman":

"… fense issues that are very important to our members and supporters,” NRA spokesman Andrew Arulanandam told iWatch News.Perry could be a contender for an NRA …"

"… evaluating and trying to figure out what’s best for our members,” the spokesman said, adding that “no decision has been made yet.”While NRA primary en …"

"… ry’s gun record is stronger than his chief rival, Mitt Romney. Perry’s spokesman, Mark Miner, said the candidate “hopes to receive their endorsements in …"

"… t to capture or disarm anyone who might be a criminal,” Malte said.Perry spokesman Miner said, “He’s always been a very strong advocate for law enforceme …"