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— Grieving parents of children killed at a Connecticut elementary school gave haunting testimony about their lost sons Monday as they tried to persuade the Illinois Senate to approve a ban on the sale of high-capacity gun magazines in Illinois....
Tags: Justice System, Gun Control, Firearms, Elections, Mike Bost
It's not often a Florida governor gets caught in the crossfire between gun enthusiasts and the National Rifle Association. Unfortunately, that's where Gov. Rick Scott finds himself, thanks to a reasonable gun-control bill awaiting his signature. HB 1355...
Tags: Gun Control, Justice System, National Government, Firearms, FBI
The Baltimore SunA hunter, a mother and a minister are featured in new advertisements touting Maryland's new gun law, which was signed last week and represents one of the nation's most sweeping pieces of gun-control legislation passed this year. The ads, released in...
Tribune reporterThe grieving mother of a 6-year-old killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School joined Illinois Democrats on Sunday in calling for a statewide ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines. Nicole Hockley choked up when discussing the December...
Although polls nationwide and in Indiana show overwhelming support for tightening background checks for gun purchases,Sen. Dan Coats, Indiana's Republican senior senator, voted "no." He says most constituents who contacted him wanted him to do just that....
When people think of gun violence, they typically think of a masked robber or a disturbed young man with an assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. In truth, the most common victim of fatal gun violence is a distraught man who, alone in a...
I understand that there are about 310 million people living in the United States, and private citizens here own about 300 million firearms. If these figures are even roughly correct, then the gun industry faces the challenge of selling into a saturated...
Tags: Radio, NPR, Entertainment
A recent letter writer said Congress has "guts" for having the will to override the sentiments of the "overwhelming" majority of Americans who, by his own admission, favor tighter gun controls. I wouldn't say that's gutsy; I'd say it's undemocratic....
WASHINGTON — First came the letter-writing campaigns, then the protests at town hall meetings and now the television ads. The last several weeks in New Hampshire have had the feel of a heated electoral season — but the target of this siege,...
ReutersBy Keith Coffman DENVER, May 17 (Reuters) - A group of Colorado county sheriffs, angry over two new state gun control laws passed in the wake of last year's mass shootings in Connecticut and Colorado, filed a federal lawsuit on Friday seeking to block...
— The push to pass a more restrictive concealed carry measure stalled late last week as support began to drop off before a key vote in the Illinois Senate. The legislation represents the latest attempt to address a federal appeals court order...
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday signed a gun-control bill that is among the country's most sweeping legislative responses to the December mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. The law bans the sale of assault-style rifles, including the AR-15 used in the...
Tags: Martin O'Malley, Judges, Gun Control, Justice System, Firearms
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