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NRA's iPhone shooting app triggers petition for its removal

An online petition calls NRA: Practice Range an "insult to the victims of gun violence" and is asking Apple to get rid of it.

By January 17, 2013

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NRA's Facebook page shuttered, Twitter activity halted

It looks like the National Rifle Association is backing away from social media as the U.S. grapples with the Newtown school massacre and gun control.

By December 17, 2012

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Friday Poll: Should Apple pull the NRA shooting app?

The NRA's target-shooting app for iOS has stirred up controversy and a petition to have the app pulled from the App Store. Should it stay or should it go?

By January 18, 2013

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NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

Following the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., and the NRA's defensive posture, the group has unveiled its own target shooting game.

By January 15, 2013

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NRA condemns games, releases FPS for kids

America's National Rifle Association followed the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting by blaming, among other things, video games. Now, the pro-firearm organisation has released a first-person shooter on iOS.

By January 14, 2013

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Bulletproof whiteboard designed for classroom defense

In response to the school shooting in Connecticut, a military armor manufacturer creates bulletproof whiteboards as a last line of defense for teachers and students.

By January 23, 2013

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Prince Harry: Xbox helps me shoot Afghan insurgents

Britain's not-next-in-line-to-the-throne Prince declares he's very, very good at EA's FIFA game and that his expert thumbs help make him a fine real-life warrior.

By January 22, 2013

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Groupon puts all gun-related promotions and deals on hold

A little more than a month after the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., all current and scheduled promotions have been suspended, prompting calls for a boycott of the daily deals site.

By January 21, 2013

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Facebook unveils new search tool (week in review)

Social network puts its faith in Graph Search, and the Internet mourns the passing of a Web activist. Also: Java flaw fixed -- or was it?

By January 18, 2013

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A connection between video games and real-world violence?

commentary The Obama administration is asking for another look at the effect of fantasy violence. Let's hope we can tell the difference between what's distasteful and what's dangerous.

By January 16, 2013