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Despite backlash, Raleigh man has no regrets on giving up his AR-15

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Mike Russell says he has no regrets.

A Raleigh dad who felt compelled to give up his AR-15 rifle after the Florida school shooting is receiving backlash.

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We first introduced you to Mike Russell on Monday night when he attended a Moms Demand Action forum.

Joel Brown caught up with Mike and his wife, Allie, who was a student at Virginia Tech during the 2007 massacre, at their home in north Raleigh.

Mike said that despite the pushback from some gun-rights advocates, he feels he made the right decision in the spirit of fostering a needed dialogue about the many components of solving the nation's gun-violence crisis.

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