Gun designer’s quest for smarter weapon infuriates US gun rights advocates, Washington Post, 8/6/2014

UNTERFÖHRING, Germany — In nearly 30 years at Heckler & Koch, a legendary German gunmaker, Ernst Mauch designed some of the world’s most lethal weapons, including the one that reportedly killed Osama bin Laden. A state regulator once called him a “rock star” in the industry. Now the gun world sees him a different way: as

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A step toward gun control comes in the fine print, North Jersey Register, 6/15/2014

Sometimes big ideas begin with tiny seeds. Earlier this spring, representatives from a gun retailer met informally with several Jersey City officials, including the mayor and the public safety director. The meeting — deliberately kept low-key — was part of a national strategy to recalibrate America’s gun rights debate by persuading firearms companies to address

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Connecticut leaders seek changes from gun makers, New Haven Register, 6/2/2014

MILFORD >> Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, Bridgeport’s police chief and other leaders gathered at St. Gabriel’s School Monday to pledge their support of the national “Don’t Stand Idly By” anti-gun violence campaign that calls upon change to begin with gun manufacturers. The leaders spoke at a meeting of Congregations Organized

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Interfaith group hopes to stop gun violence, squeeze supply, WKYC, 5/30/2014

CLEVELAND — Their rallying phrase: Our united power builds a Greater Cleveland.  It’s strength in numbers. It’s getting loud enough to get something done. The Greater Cleveland Congregations pulls people from more than 30 faith groups to make change from the ground up with one new goal: stopping illegal guns.  In a room of several

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Religious Leaders Bring Market Demand for Gun Safety to Europe, 3/1/14

Religious Leaders Bring Market Demand for Gun Safety to EuropeWith Public Officials’ Backing, Metro IAF Delegates SeekEuropean Gun Exporters’ Help in Reducing U.S. Gun Violence For Immediate Release – March 1, 2014  A delegation of 11 clergy and religious leaders and organizers from six states will embark next week on a “citizens’ trade mission” to

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