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Advocates of stricter gun legislation hold a candlelight vigil for victims of recent mass shootings outside the headquarters of the National Rifle Association on Monday in Fairfax, Va. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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With NRA's Internal Turmoil, Opponents See Opportunity To Advance Gun Restrictions

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The House passed a background check bill that would allow federal authorities more time to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers. The bill faces long odds of being adopted in the Senate. Andy Clement/Getty Images hide caption

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A 3D-printed gun called the Liberator. A man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for violating a court order after he printed his own 3D gun. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Thousands of people participate in the March for Our Lives protest in New York City in March 2018. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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NRA Facing Most Formidable Opposition Yet, A Year After Parkland

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a press conference with former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, and Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., to introduce legislation on expanding background checks for gun sales at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Democrats Pledge Passage Of Expanded Gun Background Checks Bill

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Tim Harmsen says he's dissatisfied with the NRA's recent compromises, but he still plans to attend the annual convention. Military Arms Channel hide caption

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Ahead Of Annual NRA Convention, A Member Says It's Sacrificing His Rights

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Gun Advocates Are Not Happy About Trump Advocating For Risk Protection Orders

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Wes Morosky, left, owner of Duke's Sport Shop helps Ron Detka as he shops for a rifle at his store in New Castle, Pa. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Trump's Plan To Secure Schools Calls For Arming Teachers, Improving Background Checks

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Vince Warner fires an AK-47 with a bump stock installed at Good Guys Gun and Range in Utah. A significant majority of Americans favor outlawing the attachment, according to the latest NPR/Ipsos poll. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR Poll: After Parkland, Number of Americans Who Want Gun Restrictions Grows

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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said at a Capitol Hill press conference on Tuesday that the House would wait "to see what the Senate can do" on gun legislation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Stalled On Bills To Tighten Gun Background Check System

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FBI Director Christopher Wray addressed the background investigation of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter during a Senate intelligence committee hearing on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An ATF agent poses with homemade rifles, or "ghost guns," at an agency field office in Glendale, Calif. There's a growing industry of companies that sell gun kits, instructions and do-it-yourself components online to help people build their own guns. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Do-It-Yourself 'Ghost Guns' Bypass Background Checks And Firearm Registration

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The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, shown on Nov. 12, was turned into a memorial to honor those who died on Nov. 5. Devin Patrick Kelley shot and killed 26 people and wounded 20 others when he opened fire during Sunday service at the church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Law enforcement officials continue their investigation at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Firearms salesman Nathan Williams at the Outdoorsman gun shop in Santa Fe, N.M., on Jan. 5. Since Donald Trump's election, background checks have fallen three straight months from year-ago levels. Morgan Lee/AP hide caption

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'Democrats Are Good For Gun Sales': Guess What Happened After Trump's Election

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