But gun rights groups are also making their voices heard as the policy debate approaches. A coalition of conservative gun rights groups announced this week that it intends to hold a “Gun Appreciation Day” on Jan. 19, two days before Obama is sworn in for his second term.
The groups, including the Second Amendment Foundation and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms , “are urging their supporters to line up ‘around the block’ at gun stores, gun counters, gun shows and gun ranges to protest the Obama administration’s post-Sandy Hook assault on gun rights.”
Rep. Bill Cassidy has his blood drawn by Alesha Barbour during a free hepatitis screening in the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Congressional Viral Hepatitis Caucus to recognize "National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day."
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