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Democracy Now! – January 16, 2013

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VA. Tech Shooting Survivor: Obama’s Gun Plan a 1st Step, But “We Need a Movement” to Overcome NRA; Debate on Armed Police in Schools: Needed For Kid Safety or Part of the Student-to-Prison Pipeline?; Behind the NRA’s Money: Gun Lobby Deepens Financial Ties to $12 Billion Firearms Industry.

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January 16, 2013

    Obama to Unveil New Assault Weapons Ban; NY Gov. Enacts Sweeping Gun Law
    House OKs Sandy Relief Bill After GOP Delay
    France Launches Ground Operations in Mali
    U.S. Considers French Request for “Targeting” Intelligence in Mali
    Amnesty Calls for International Human Rights Monitors in Mali
    Syria: Bombings at Aleppo University Kill Dozens
    Israel Blocks Activists from Returning to Palestinian Anti-Settlement Encampment
    Clashes Follow Funeral of Slain Palestinian Teen
    U.N. Urges Israel to Halt Expansion of E1 Settlement
    Salazar to Resign as Interior Secretary
    Maryland Gov. Proposes Repeal of Death Penalty
    AWOL Antiwar Sergeant Detained at Fort Irwin
    Aaron Swartz’s Father Tells Funeral-Goers Son “Killed by Government”
    “Aaron’s Law” Introduced to Alter Computer Fraud Penalties