February 2, 2013 - 12:31 PM
FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 31, 2013 file photo, gun owners rally to promote the right to bear arms in front of the Statehouse in Concord, N.H. Speakers criticized Democrats in Washington for favoring new gun control laws following the Connecticut school shooting that left 26 dead in December. An immigration debate is raging and a budget crisis looms in Congress, but conservative activists from New Hampshire to Colorado have seized a new rallying cry for the tea party movement: Guns. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)