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University of Texas, Austin, TX, US

Photo: Man armed with rifle holding sign with Adolf Hitler quote at the University of Texas, Austin, where 1st day of classes have begun and campus now allows open carry of firearms - @TessCagle

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Donald Trump adviser releases statement on 2nd Amendment comments: 'It's called the power of unification - 2nd Amendment people have amazing spirit and are tremendously unified, which gives them great political power' - @JenniferJJacobs

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Hillary Clinton's campaign responds to Donald Trump's 2nd Amendment comment: 'A person seeking to be the president of the United States should not suggest violence in any way'

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Editor's note: GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign hasn't responded to requests for comments on his remarks regarding the Second Amendment and Democrat Hillary Clinton's possible judicial picks if she wins in November, according to Politico. We're also watching for reaction from Clinton's campaign. - Stephanie

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Donald Trump in Wilmington, NC: 'Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the 2nd Amendment ... If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. Although, the 2nd Amendment people. Maybe there is, I don't know.'

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2016 Democratic National Convention

Hillary Clinton says she will not repeal 2nd Amendment, says 'I just don't want you to be shot by someone who shouldn't have a gun in the first place'

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Retired NASA astronaut and Navy captain Mark Kelly, speaking at DNC and introducing wife, former Rep. Gabby Giffords: 'If you want our legacy to be that we left our kids and grandkids a country with less gun violence, not more, then we need to make Hillary our president'

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Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Dec. 14, 2012

Erica Smegielski, daughter of principal killed in Sandy Hook shooting, speaking at DNC: 'What we need is to elect Hillary Clinton as the 45th president of the United States so that no other daughter has to say I would given every single day that I have left just for one more day with my mom'

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Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaking at DNC: 'Three years since Sandy Hook, three years of almost daily bloodshed in our cities, the Republican Congress has done absolutely nothing to prevent the next massacre'

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Photo: Mother of one of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims speaks at Democratic convention, says 'commonsense gun policies save lives' - @jbendery

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Film and television director Lee Daniels, speaking at DNC: 'For that millennial who comes from where I come from and doesn't think they have a voice, you do. And there ain't no choice,' urges people to vote for Hillary Clinton

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Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton at DNC: Hillary Clinton has the courage to lead the fight for common sense gun legislation; this isn't about being politically correct, this is about saving our children

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US gun control debate

New Associated Press-GfK poll shows nearly 2/3rds of Americans support stricter gun laws - AP

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2016 Republican National Convention

Donald Trump Jr. at RNC: 'Hillary Clinton is a risk Americans can't afford to take,' makes references to gun control; says US needs president who won't allow politically-correct culture to put 'safety and well-being' of loved ones at stake

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Officers shot in Baton Rouge, July 17, 2016

Statement: Former US Rep. Gabby Giffords and husband release statement on Baton Rouge shootings, saying 'our nation remains in the grips of a gun violence crisis - @elizabethcrisp

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2016 Republican National Convention

Update: Spokesperson for Ohio Gov. John Kasich responds to call for suspension of open carry law during RNC, says governors 'do not have the power to arbitrarily suspend federal and state constitutional rights or state laws' - ABC News

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Cleveland Police union asking Ohio governor for temporary end to legal open carry of weapons during Republican National Convention - @edgallekfox8

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Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., to launch new fundraising initiative aimed at raising cash for congressional candidates who pledge to make gun control a marquee priority - Politico

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

Retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar publishes essay on police violence, urges gun control reform - Time

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Hillary Clinton, speaking in Springfield, Ill., says most gun owners agree on common sense restrictions; says: 'If we're looking for common ground, this is common ground' - @mikememoli

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