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It's Bloomberg vs. LaPierre on gun claims

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the NRA's Wayne LaPierre made back-to-back appearances this week on Meet the Press. We checked their facts.

By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.

David Dewhurst’s Phoenix kidnapping claim reborn

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst of Texas may have been the first political leader to say Phoenix is a world kidnapping capital. Will NRA leader Wayne LaPierre be the last to loft this unsupported claim?  

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 10:59 a.m.

Phoenix kidnapping falsehood rises from ashes

The unsubstantiated claim that Phoenix is one of the kidnapping capitals of the world is back -- this time from the NRA's Wayne LaPierre.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 05:45 p.m.

Fact-checking a pair of claims on crime

The killing of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., has driven politicians of all stripes to make claims about firearms and crime. Here is a look at two of them.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 08:33 a.m.

Fact-checking a pair of claims on crime

The killing of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., has driven politicians of all stripes to make claims about firearms and crime. Today, we look at two of them.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 03:53 p.m.

Fact-checking the NRA on 'Right to Carry'

We dig into the numbers on crime and gun laws.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 05:11 p.m.

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