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They are a new chapter of "One Million Moms for Gun Control. formed just a few weeks ago in response to the tragic Newtown, Connecticut shootings. Co-leader Kathleen Wright says they are not looking to take guns away, they just want stricter limits on the kind of guns allowed and who should be allowed to have them.
"We are a non-partisan group who are wanting common sense gun legislation in Tennessee. We want to have background checks on all gun purchases. We want to reinstate the assault weapons ban. We want large quantities of ammunition sales to be reported to the A-T-F, and we want smart boundaries on concealed carry permits," said organizer Kathleen Wright,
Wright says they received an overwhelming response to the group's Facebook post about the march and want to plan another one.
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Couple's bodies found in their Blount County home
May 20, 2013 20:14 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Blount (blunt) County sheriff's office says preliminary results of autopsies on the bodies of a couple found dead in their home in Louisville (LEW'-ihs-vil) show their deaths are consistent with murder-suicide.
Marian O'Briant said in an email that it appears 54-year-old Steven Adkins shot 53-year-old Rebecca Adkins, then shot himself.
O'Briant said a family member found the bodies Sunday night. It wasn't clear how long they had been dead.
United 787 takes to the skies
HOUSTON (AP) -- United Airlines has one of its 787 aircraft back in the air.
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LONDON (AP) -- Another attack on a media site -- and again, one that is being claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army.
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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- We haven't heard this much about the threat of bra burning since the days of the women's liberation movement.