The politics of guns leapt to the top of the presidential race Wednesday, as President Barack Obama embraced some degree of control of weapons sales and Republican Mitt Romney seemed to suggest an alleged mass killer in Colorado had obtained his weapons illegally even though he hadn’t.
It appears James Holmes, the alleged shooter in the Aurora movie massacre that left 12 dead, practiced shooting before going on his rampage.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is again calling on the presidential candidates to come up with a specific plan on gun control.
Democratic demands for tougher gun control laws in the wake of the Colorado shooting rampage have run smack into the political reality that Congress hasn’t passed strict legislation in more than a decade and has no plans to act this election year.
The acrimonious presidential campaign eases back into action Monday after a weekend pause for the nation to absorb the shock of a horrific mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater.
The FBI and Homeland Security Department have advised law-enforcement officials around the country they’ve uncovered no information to indicate that more shooting sprees were being plotted for movie theaters around the country.
Police in the District of Columbia and elsewhere in the region say they’re stepping up security around movie theaters after a Colorado shooting that left 12 dead and injured at least 50 others.
Police around the Washington region are beefing up security at movie theaters in the wake of the Friday’s “The Dark Knight Rises” shooting tragedy. But is their presence enough to make you feel safe?
The U.S. Department of Defense in Washington says three members of the U.S. Armed Forces were wounded in a movie theater shooting in Colorado and one is unaccounted for.
In “The Dark Knight Rises,” a masked villain leads a murderous crew into a packed football stadium and wages an attack involving guns and explosives. It’s just one of the more haunting scenes in what was one of the most anticipated movies of the summer, if not the year.