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Another school shooting rekindles gun violence debate in US

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 14 2013, 3:03am CST

Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) As America prepared to mark the first anniversary Saturday of the "massacre of the innocents" at an elementary school, a student opened fire inside a Colorado high school rekindling an angry debate over gun violence.
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Obama calls gun control measure defeat shameful

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 18 2013, 3:31am CDT

Obama calls gun control measure defeat shameful
Washington, April 18 (IANS) After a stinging defeat in the US Senate, President Barack Obama lashed out at those who voted against several gun control measures backed by him in the wake of Newtown massacre of the innocents last December.
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Sikh Americans join Obama in calling for gun control

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 29 2013, 9:33am CDT

Sikh Americans join Obama in calling for gun control
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Members of the Sikh Community joined President Barack Obama as he sought to spur lawmakers into action against gun violence in the wake of tragedies like the Newtown massacre in December that killed 20 first-graders.
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Biden demands courage from US Congress on gun control

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 22 2013, 12:44am CDT

Biden demands courage from US Congress on gun control
New York, March 22 (IANS/EFE) US Vice President Joe Biden Thursday demanded "courage" from Congress in approving gun control measures that would include a ban on assault rifles.
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Obama pays tribute to teachers slain in Newtown

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 16 2013, 12:58am CST

Obama pays tribute to teachers slain in Newtown
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama awarded posthumously Friday Presidential Citizens Medals to the six educators who died along with 20 of their students in the Dec 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
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