The National Rifle Association, led by president David Keene, on Tuesday broke its silence over the Newtown, Conn., tragedy just enough to say it would offer meaningful contributions aimed at preventing another mass-shooting incident.
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FILE — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).
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U.S. Sen. FILE — U.S. Sendator Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
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Protesters marching with the social activist group CREDO along with other concerned citizens descend on the offices of the NRA's (National Rifle Association)Capitol Hill lobbiest's office demanding the pro-gun lobby stand down in reaction to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School December 17, 2012, in Washington, DC.
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Rachel Berger, left, and Greta Waag embrace while visiting a makeshift memorial for shooting victims on December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut.
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