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The National Rifle Association vice president’s call for the placement of armed guards at all of the nation’s schools was met with immediate criticism. Here’s WHDH.

“Protesters interrupted the news conference several times, blaming the NRA in part for tragedy. the leader of the NRA is calling for police officers armed in schools, the answer is not fewer guns but more guns in different hands.”

Egypt began its second round of voting on the country’s controversial draft constitution. Sky News has more.

“Polling stations have opened across Egypt for the final round of voting on a referendum that has fuelled weeks of protest. The divisive Islamic-backed constitution is likely to be approved, although opposition groups say it will limit religious freedoms and women's rights.”

The California law banning “gay conversion therapy” has been put on hold temporarily. XETV explains.

“Today, a federal appeals court issued an emergency order that puts the brakes on the law until the court can hear full arguments on the issue. The first-of-its-kind law was supposed to into effect January 1.”

A peanut plant closed due to a widespread salmonella outbreak has been given the green light to begin harvesting and shipping a new crop of peanuts next week. Here’s KASA:

“The FDA says Sunland's mill can resume shipping raw unshelled peanuts as long as they undergo an intense heat treatment that kills salmonella. The peanut butter plant will remain shut down.”

Stay with Newsy for more multisource video news throughout the day. For Newsy, I’m Jasmine Bailey, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

Top Headlines: NRA Response Garners Immediate Criticism

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Dec 22, 2012

Top Headlines: NRA Response Garners Immediate Criticism

(Image source: The Washington Post)



BY CHARESSE JAMES
Anchor Jasmine Bailey

Here’s a look at your top news headlines from Newsy.

The National Rifle Association vice president’s call for the placement of armed guards at all of the nation’s schools was met with immediate criticism. Here’s WHDH.

“Protesters interrupted the news conference several times, blaming the NRA in part for tragedy. the leader of the NRA is calling for police officers armed in schools, the answer is not fewer guns but more guns in different hands.”

Egypt began its second round of voting on the country’s controversial draft constitution. Sky News has more.

“Polling stations have opened across Egypt for the final round of voting on a referendum that has fuelled weeks of protest. The divisive Islamic-backed constitution is likely to be approved, although opposition groups say it will limit religious freedoms and women's rights.”

The California law banning “gay conversion therapy” has been put on hold temporarily. XETV explains.

“Today, a federal appeals court issued an emergency order that puts the brakes on the law until the court can hear full arguments on the issue. The first-of-its-kind law was supposed to into effect January 1.”

A peanut plant closed due to a widespread salmonella outbreak has been given the green light to begin harvesting and shipping a new crop of peanuts next week. Here’s KASA:

“The FDA says Sunland's mill can resume shipping raw unshelled peanuts as long as they undergo an intense heat treatment that kills salmonella. The peanut butter plant will remain shut down.”

Stay with Newsy for more multisource video news throughout the day. For Newsy, I’m Jasmine Bailey, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

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