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Guest opinion: NRA takes aim against surgeon general nominee

Guest opinion: NRA takes aim against surgeon general nominee

The shadow of C. Everett Koop looms large at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Much has changed since he started here in 1946, but his fundamental discoveries in our discipline inform our work daily. And Koop was not reticent. Moved that even the littlest newborns with severe congenit…

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AD WATCH: Lewis ad attacks Zinke's second amendment record

AD WATCH: Lewis ad attacks Zinke's second amendment record

Ad content: The ad starts out with a photo of a Montana river scene. It then shows both Democratic House candidate Lewis and his opponent Ryan Zinke, separated by a diagonal line. Lewis disappears from the ad and the other panel has writing to make the same arguments against Zinke as the nar…

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AD WATCH: Zinke ad attacks Lewis' stance on gun control

AD WATCH: Zinke ad attacks Lewis' stance on gun control

This 30-second spot by Republican U.S. House race began airing on Montana TV stations on Oct. 7 and continues to run.

October 13, 2014 8:15 pm Video Loading…

19 states to help challenge New Jersey gun law

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is leading a coalition of 19 states asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let them submit a brief supporting a New Jersey man's challenge to that state's concealed weapons law.

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Circle hits the bulls-eye with kid's rifle club

Circle hits the bulls-eye with kid's rifle club

CIRCLE — The children enter the gun range in single file, with rifle barrels pointing toward the ceiling. They are 10, 12, and 14 years old, one girl and five boys, all dressed in marksman’s jackets padded with leather on the left shoulder to absorb the gun’s kick.

December 30, 2013 12:30 am Video Photos

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Natrona County Commission seeks to resolve gun club issue

The Natrona County Commission hopes to resolve a dispute Tuesday over the origin of an errant bullet picked from a bedroom ceiling a year ago this month.

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NRA report: Stray Natrona County bullet didn't come from gun range

CASPER, Wyo. — A new National Rifle Association evaluation of a gun range on Natrona County land says a bullet that reportedly penetrated a nearby house did not come from the range, and that public scrutiny over the situation has been more panic than prudence.

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Gun control forces struggle to keep issue alive

Gun control forces struggle to keep issue alive

Gun control forces are targeting Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Max Baucus and others as they struggle to persuade five senators to switch their votes and revive the rejected effort to expand background checks to more firearms buyers.

May 07, 2013 8:14 am Photos

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Will extremist politics end majority rule?

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association is facing attacks from Gun Owners of America for being too soft on gun control. This is like a double cheeseburger coming under severe criticism for lacking enough cholesterol.

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Hunting groups push to enter wolf lawsuits

CHEYENNE — The National Rifle Association and Safari Club International are blaming wolves for bringing down the quality of big-game hunting in northwestern Wyoming.

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With bullet in bedroom, homeowner not happy with Wyoming gun range review

A local gun club will present results from a recent range safety evaluation to the Natrona County Commission on Tuesday, but it won't be the National Rifle Association-sanctioned evaluation the commission requested in November.

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Wyoming lawmakers reload over failed gun bills

Wyoming lawmakers reload over failed gun bills

CASPER, Wyo. -- The Wyoming Legislature has adjourned for the year, but the bullets continue to fly.

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Lawsuit challenging Wyoming wolf plan draws crowd

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The cast of characters is growing in a legal fight pitting environmental groups against the federal government's recent decision to end protections for wolves in Wyoming.

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Pro-gun voters put heat on Montana senator

Pro-gun voters put heat on Montana senator

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus has been here before.

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Gun advocates push bill expanding rights in Montana

Gun advocates push bill expanding rights in Montana

HELENA — Gun advocates on Wednesday pitched a slate of measures aimed at making concealed carry much easier, and striking some of the places where weapons are prohibited.

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Several pro-gun proposals are before 2013 Legislature

Several pro-gun proposals are before 2013 Legislature

HELENA  — As new gun laws are considered in the wake of recent mass shootings, the debate over such proposals in Montana is ramping up.

January 20, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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Local, state officials react to NRA's call for armed guards at schools

Local, state officials react to NRA's call for armed guards at schools

National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre on Friday called for the creation of a new program that would put armed guards or police officers in every school in the nation.

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NRA's response to Newtown shootings

NRA's response to Newtown shootings

Here's a copy of National Rifle Association President Wayne LaPierre's statement on the organization's response to the Newtown, Conn., shootings.

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Montana Shooting Sports Association leader decries gun-free zones

MISSOULA — Gary Marbut’s phone is ringing all the time these days with calls from national news organizations, along with lawmakers and citizens.

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Guest opinion: After Newtown, how much worse does it have to get?

Another deadly shooting rampage has stunned our nation, this time in the quiet suburbs of Connecticut. Twenty-seven families have lost loved ones. Parents are preparing to bury their children. And hundreds of elementary school students in Newtown have suddenly been robbed of their innocence …

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