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Bryant, lawmakers, NRA want to join gun lawsuit

Gov. Phil Bryant, about 80 lawmakers, the National Rifle Association and others have asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to let them file briefs in support of the state's open carry law.Full story

NBC Politics: 'Stand and fight': NRA convention gets call to arms for 2014 election

HOUSTON -- The National Rifle Association is calling its members to arms for what they say is the next battle in a prolonged war to protect gun rights: the 2014 congressional elections."We are in the midst of a once-in-a-generation fight for everything we care about," NRA chief … Full story

Guns: The hometown backlash

  We saw this week that there is a genuine backlash against politicians who side with the National Rifle Association. The American Prospect's Jamelle Bouie, former Democratic Congressman from New Hampshire Paul Hodes, Esther Armah, journalist and a host at New York City's WBAI radio, and George Zornic

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  Bloomberg superPAC has Ill. congressional candidate on the defensive

Former Illinois Rep. Debbie Halvorson, a Democrat, is accusing a pro-gun reform superPAC funded by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg of targeting her because of her "A" rating with the National Rifle Association. Halvorson is running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

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A man adjusts a girl's hat before she takes aim with an airsoft gun during the NRA Youth Day at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas
A man adjusts a girl's hat before she takes aim with an airsoft gun during the NRA Youth Day at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas

A man adjusts a girl's hat before she takes aim with an airsoft gun during the NRA Youth Day at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas on May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man shows a girl how to hold an airsoft gun during the NRA Youth Day at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas
A man shows a girl how to hold an airsoft gun during the NRA Youth Day at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas

A man shows a girl how to hold an airsoft gun during the NRA Youth Day at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas on May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A pink assault rifle hangs among others at an exhibit booth at the George R. Brown convention center, the site for the National Rifle Association's (NRA) annual meeting in Houston, Texas
A pink assault rifle hangs among others at an exhibit booth at the George R. Brown convention center, the site for the National Rifle Association's (NRA) annual meeting in Houston, Texas

A pink assault rifle hangs among others at an exhibit booth at the George R. Brown convention center, the site for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Frank Thomas at the National Rifle Association annual meeting.
Frank Thomas at the National Rifle Association annual meeting.

Frank Thomas at the National Rifle Association annual meeting.