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A woman looks at a handgun at the Glock booth at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
A woman looks at a handgun at the Glock booth at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Regulatory moves don’t dampen big gun industry show in Vegas

Weapon enthusiasts had their sights set on the latest and newest guns and gear at a big industry trade show this week, not on President Barack Obama's efforts to tighten gun-ownership regulations following mass shootings around the country.

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In this file photo from Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords arrives in the East Room of the White House in Washington to hear President Obama speak. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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5 years after Tucson shooting, Gabby Giffords is in action

In the past five years, Gabby Giffords has hiked the Grand Canyon, gone skydiving, raced in a 40-mile bike ride and founded an advocacy group that helped persuade President Barack Obama to take executive action on gun control.

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President Barack Obama, left, arrives for a CNN televised town hall meeting hosted by Anderson Cooper, right, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Obama's proposals to tighten gun controls rules may not accomplish his goal of keeping guns out of the hands of would-be criminals and those who aren't legally allowed to buy a weapon. In short, that's because the conditions he is changing by executive action are murkier than he made them out to be. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama, left, arrives for a CNN televised town hall meeting hosted by Anderson Cooper, right, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Obama ‘Guns in America’ town hall draws 2.4 million viewers

CNN's "Guns in America" town hall meeting with President Barack Obama was seen by 2.4 million viewers Thursday night, according to early data from the Nielsen rating company.

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LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 14: A sales associate takes a gun from a display of shotguns at The Gun Store November 14, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Store manager Cliff Wilson said he's seen a large spike in sales since Barack Obama was elected president on November 4, with customers citing fears about the president-elect's record on firearms. The election, combined with a slumping economy, has contributed to an overall increase of 25-30 percent in gun sales at the store, Wilson said. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
A sales associate takes a gun from a display of shotguns at The Gun Store November 14, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Obama’s move may deter some weapon sales over the Internet

President Barack Obama's move to tighten controls on gun sales could discourage some unlicensed private sellers from doing business over the Internet and at gun shows. But the White House and others can't say how many transactions it will block or how much bloodshed it may prevent.

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President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden and gun violence victims, speaks in the East Room of the White House
President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden and gun violence victims, speaks in the East Room of the White House (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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An emotional Obama unveils his plan to cut gun violence

President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he implored Congress to pass.

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President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, during a meeting with law enforcement officials to discuss executive actions the president can take to curb gun violence. The president is slated to finalize a set of new executive actions tightening U.S. gun laws, kicking off his last year in office with a clear signal that he intends to prioritize one of the country's most intractable issues. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Obama defends forthcoming gun restrictions as constitutional

President Barack Obama defended his administration's plans to tighten the nation's gun-control restrictions without going through Congress, insisting Monday that the steps he'll announce fall within his legal authority and uphold the constitutional right to own a gun.

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Gov. Chris Christie (R) holds a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dupuis Cross Post 15 in Ashland, New Hampshire
Gov. Chris Christie (R) holds a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dupuis Cross Post 15 in Ashland, New Hampshire ( Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Christie gives full gun pardon to U.S. Marine

A 26-year-old U.S. Marine recruiter received a full pardon from Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, clearing him of gun-related charges filed against him last Labor Day weekend in Bergen County.

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States explore blocking gun sales to terror watch lists

Congress may have declined to ban the sale of guns to people on federal terrorism watch lists, but one state -- New Jersey -- has, at least theoretically, been stopping such purchases since 2013.

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Christie: Easier for bad guys to get guns in NJ than good guys (VIDEO)

Discussing the ongoing gun control debate on Tuesday night's Ask The Governor program on NJ 101.5, Chris Christie said it's easier in New Jersey for "bad guys" to obtain guns than good people.

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‘Smart Gun’ bill approved by NJ Legislature

Smart guns can only be fired by the owner. They exist, but they’re not sold commercially in the United States. On Monday. a New Jersey law made it illegal to sell any other guns once smart guns are available for purchase...

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