Author Stephen King speaks at Book Expo America, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in New York. King and his son, Owen, have co-written a novel, Sleeping Beauties, to be published in September. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Stephen King Urges Gun Grabbers ‘Don’t Let Up’

Amid failure to secure new gun laws, Stephen King is urging gun grabbers, “Don’t give up.” He wants gun control advocates to keep pushing and specifically notes that they should pursue a ban on “semi-auto rifles,” which he calls “school shooter guns.”

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Obama to Award Arts Medals to Stephen King, Sally Field

President Barack Obama will present the 2014 National Medal of Arts ceremony next week to a total of 11 individuals or groups, including novelist Stephen King and Oscar-winning actress Sally Field, at an event in the East Room of the White House.