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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) thanks the family members of victims of gun violence.  (credit:  T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Congress Renews Undetectable Gun Ban For Decade

Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines. But Republicans blocked an effort to toughen the restrictions — the latest defeat for gun-control forces in the year since the grade school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

12/09/2013

Plastic And 3-D Gun Ban Passes House, Democrats Look To Expand Restrictions

The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would extend a 1988 law banning plastic guns that could slip past X-ray machines and metal detectors – but some Democrats are calling for tougher, more modern restrictions.

12/04/2013

A study finds a connection between increased racist attitudes and US residents who keep guns in their households. credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Racist Attitudes Linked To Gun Ownership

A study finds a connection between increased racist attitudes and US residents who keep guns in their households.

11/10/2013

Guns & Ammo editor Jim Bequette is resigning after the furor over an editorial that supported some gun regulations. (Getty Images)

Guns & Ammo Editor Resigns After Publishing Editorial Supporting Gun Control

Guns & Ammo editor Jim Bequette is resigning after the furor over an editorial that supported some gun regulations.

11/08/2013

A Los Angeles Airport Police officer stands in front of Terminal 3 security screeners, the site of last week's shooting. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Experts Believe Bolstering Police Presence at Airports Easier Than Arming TSA Agents

What effects, if any, could last week’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport have on airport security?

11/07/2013

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Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Meet in Final Showdown Before Elections

Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli met for their final debate with less than two weeks before elections at Virginia Tech on Thursday night.

10/24/2013

Gabrielle Giffords will highlight New York's gun laws at a gun show in Saratoga Springs. (Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Giffords To Attend New York Gun Show

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.

10/12/2013

File photo of a gun shop. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Calls Gun Law Challenge Too Late, Too Little

The state of Maryland says gun advocates waited too long to challenge tougher firearm regulations set to take effect Tuesday.

09/30/2013

File photo of an AR-15 similar to the weapon James Holmes allegedly used in the Aurora massacre (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Hearing Planned on Md. Gun Control Challenge

The U.S. District Court in Baltimore has ordered a hearing Tuesday on a challenge to Maryland’s new gun-control law.

09/27/2013

File photo of a gun shop. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

As New Law Deadline Looms, Guns Fly Off Md. Shelves

“It’s nothing like we’ve ever seen before in the history of the Maryland State Police.” That’s how MSP spokesman Greg Shipley describes the statewide firearm-buying spree sparked by new gun control laws that will take effect Oct. 1.

09/24/2013

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