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Obama for new gun laws to stop `ritual` of massacres

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 09:51

The killing of 12 people by an alleged lone gunman at the US Navy Yard here has revived the demands for strong gun control measures, absence of which has been the major cause for "ritual" of shooting massacres, US President Barack Obama has said.

US activist invokes Gandhi for gun rights

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 16:02

Activist Adam Kokesh, 31, who according to media reports, "has a history of rabble-rousing and self-promotion", has vowed to respond "with satyagraha".

Four wounded in shooting on Bourbon Street

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 13:23

Four people were shot on very crowded Bourbon Street as revelers partied amid the countdown to Mardi Gras, sending people running, police and bystanders said.

Firearms go off at gun shows in US: Five hurt

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 16:21

At least five people, including a woman, were injured after weapons went off at gun shows in three American cities, officials said Sunday.

Sikh Americans favour tougher gun laws

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 13:23

Singh was among the select individuals invited for the White House event wherein Obama signed an Executive directive for gun control.

US Congress unlikely to change gun laws: Pro-gun rights group

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 13:42

Leading gun-rights advocacy groups in the US have suggested that Congress would not pass major legislation limiting gun ownership.

We hear you: Obama on gun violence

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 22:48

President Barack Obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following last week`s school shooting in Connecticut, telling respondents to an online petition, "We hear you."

Tearful Obama leads US to mourn 28 school massacre killings

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 18:17

The shooter, identified by three law enforcement officials as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, also was killed, apparently by his own hand.

US school closed after teacher finds loaded gun

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 12:43

An elementary school in state of Oklahoma was briefly locked down after a teacher found a loaded gun in his chair.