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Mass shooting at CT school rekindles push to stop gun violence listen

12/14/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A man opened fire Friday inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children.

In a statement to news media, President Barack Obama said,

"As a country we have been through this too many times. Whether it's an elementary school in Newton, or a shopping mall in Oregon or a temple in Wisconsin or a movie theater in Aurora or a street corner in Chicago, these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our ...

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Rawstory Writer Tells How To Legally Bring a Gun to the Republican National Convention

07/24/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Welcome to the second half of Radioactivity. I'm Rob lorei. In this segment we'll talk with Megan Carpentier who wrote a controversial piece yesterday for Rawstory.com called How to Legally Bring a Gun to the Republican National Convention

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SWFWMD considers allowing hunting on some properties, but there's opposition listen

12/06/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The Southwest Florida Water Management District, or SWFWMD, is considering opening more of its public land for hunting. Recreational users like horseback riders and hikers are squaring off against the hunters to stop the plan from proceeding.

Opponents of increased hunting on three SWFWMD properties are staking much of their debate on the financial burden it could put on the agency. Those properties are [Cypress Creek Prese...

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State Rep. Rick Kriseman announces bill to repeal Florida law forbidding doctors from asking about guns listen

09/13/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Update to this story: on Wednesday (September 14) a federal judge found Florida's law forbidding doctors from talking about guns with their patients to be an unconstitutional infringement on the free speech rights of both doctors and patients.

State Representative Rick Kriseman introduced a bill that would repeal a law that forbids physicians from discussing gun safety with patients. House Bill 1405 is intended to give...

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Gun Control Group Says More Regulation Of Guns Is Needed In Wake of Tucson Tragedy

01/13/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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This is WMNF's Radioactivity program. I'm Rob Lorei. Our next guest is Dennis Henigan, VP of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and author of "Lethal Logic: Exploding the Myths of the Gun Lobby". He's here to talk with us about whether we have strong enough gun laws to protect us from a recurrence of the tragedy this past Saturday in Tucson.

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