The NRA's press conference, just one week after the Newtown shooting, unleashed a storm of criticism on social media.
But Sandy Hook Elementary School remains a crime scene in Connecticut and another school remains closed after a phone threat.
America's neighbors to the south, torn by high murder rates themselves, urge the US to tighten its gun laws after the Newtown shooting.
Without coming right out and saying so, Israeli authorities have instituted a policy of making it as difficult as possible to own a gun.
Golden retrievers pour into Newtown on comfort mission.
Chinese critics argue that the public now knows more about Adam Lanza and Sandy Hook than they do about crime in their own country.
Anxiety rises in America following Newtown tragedy.
Authorities in Ridgefield, Connecticut, put all schools on lockdown following reports of a "suspicious person" near an elementary school.
Analysis: The horrific mass killings in Connecticut may finally spark a real debate on gun control, but will it be enough?
President Barack Obama vowed on Sunday to "use whatever power this office holds" to stop massacres like that at the Sandy Hook Elementary school.
A little girl survived the mass shooting by playing dead among the bodies of 15 of her classmates.