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Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, effectively putting the burden on President Donald Trump to decide the GOP's legislative response to the spate of mass shootings that included another deadly attack in Texas over the weekend.

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As a gun-rights supporter, Michael Paul Wolfgar Lewis sided with Kentucky lawmakers when they relaxed gun laws to let people carry a concealed firearm without a permit or training.

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Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House.

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Legislation allowing adults to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training has been signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.

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The Kentucky Senate has overwhelmingly approved abortion and gun-related legislation.

Families of people with dementia will often take away the car keys to keep their family member safe. They might remove knobs from stove burners or lock up medicine.

But what's less talked about is the risk of guns in the home for those with dementia.

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Officials in Kentucky say a student cleared by a hand-held metal detector brought a loaded handgun to school in his backpack.

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About 400 guns have been stolen from a United Parcel Service facility in Memphis, Tennessee, and authorities are concerned about the theft's potential effect on public safety in this city and elsewhere.

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Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen goes clay shooting in a TV ad released after the National Rifle Association endorsed his Republican opponent, Marsha Blackburn.

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Police in Tennessee say a high school student has been charged with carrying a loaded pistol on school grounds.

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