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Newtown on NRA speech: 'Completely off the mark'

Newtown resident David Stout, 49,an energy consultant, said he had hoped to hear an honest announcement from the NRA regarding background checks on all gun sales or closing other loopholes – not putting more armed guards in schools.

"Folks in Newtown are appalled by that suggestion," said Stout, a hunter who owns several hunting rifles. "I understand we want to protect our kids, but there are other ways to do that. We don’t want to turn our schools into prisons."

Tea Party fundraiser to fire off Uzis, AK-47s

A Tea Party group in North Carolina has come up with a fundraising idea aimed at helping political candidates and supporting the rights of gun owners.

For $25, the Asheville Tea Party Political Action Committee will let attendees fire off rounds from an Uzi or another 9mm submachine gun, reports the Citizen-Times.

For $35, supporters of the “Machine Gun Social” on Sept. 29 can shoot from an M-16. Firing off an AK-47 costs $50.

She kept a Colt .38-caliber revolver close, while he preferred a .45-caliber pistol from the same maker. But neither weapon was enough to save American outlaws and lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow during a 1934 ambush by law-enforcement officers.
After the duo was dead, authorities recovered the revolver Bonnie had secured to an inner thigh with white medical tape. They also seized the handgun Clyde had tucked into his waistband.
Nearly 80 years later, those guns and other items connected to the infamous gangsters will be going up for auction in New Hampshire on Sept. 30. An auction official estimated Thursday that each Bonnie and Clyde weapon could bring between $100,000 and $200,000.
Read more: http://usat.ly/NmCqIf
(Undated AP file photo)

She kept a Colt .38-caliber revolver close, while he preferred a .45-caliber pistol from the same maker. But neither weapon was enough to save American outlaws and lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow during a 1934 ambush by law-enforcement officers.

After the duo was dead, authorities recovered the revolver Bonnie had secured to an inner thigh with white medical tape. They also seized the handgun Clyde had tucked into his waistband.

Nearly 80 years later, those guns and other items connected to the infamous gangsters will be going up for auction in New Hampshire on Sept. 30. An auction official estimated Thursday that each Bonnie and Clyde weapon could bring between $100,000 and $200,000.

Read more: http://usat.ly/NmCqIf

(Undated AP file photo)