Gun Laws

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Md. AG Says Gun-Control Bill Constitutional

Maryland’s comprehensive gun-control measure is constitutional, Attorney General Doug Gansler wrote in a 25-page legal review made public on Wednesday.

05/08/2013

File photo of firearms and training guns including a M1 carbine rifle and an AR-15 rifle. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Take About 30 Guns From Maryland Home

Police seized more than 30 guns — including seven AK-47s — along with several sets of body armor, ammunition and drugs from a Maryland house.

04/11/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that Hollywood and video games can't be blamed for violent crimes as much as poor gun control laws. (Photo by Freddie Lee/Fox News via Getty Images)

Pelosi: Link Between Hollywood And Violent Crime Weak, Gun Laws The Real Problem

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rebuffed legislation on violent Hollywood movies and video games, instead saying that gun laws are the largest proven culprit of America’s violent crimes.

02/12/2013

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Police Won’t Charge Man for Bringing Loaded Assault Rifle Into Grocery Store

Charlottesville police say a man who brought a loaded semi-automatic rifle into a Kroger store won’t be charged. Police tell media outlets that the unidentified 22-year-old man didn’t break any laws.

01/28/2013

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Rapper T.I. Says Complete Gun Ban Is A Bad Idea

T.I. recently offered his take on the latest gun debate just in time for Vice President Joe Biden’s assessment. “The only people who are going to have guns, are the ones willing to break the law.”

01/12/2013

In this photo illustration, a Glock pistol with a 17 round magazine is seen. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Look To Restrict Gun Magazine Capacity

Lawmakers from both parties voiced their willingness Sunday to pursue some changes to the nation’s gun laws, but adamant opposition from the National Rifle Association has made clear that any such effort will face significant obstacles.

12/24/2012

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Online Classes Make It Easy For Non-Va. Gun Owners

Virginia is issuing a rising number of concealed-carry gun permits to people who live in other states in a trend that may be helped along by online gun classes.

09/03/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during the National Urban League convention at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., July 25, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

White House: Obama Won’t Push For Stricter Gun Laws This Election Year

President Barack Obama will not push for stricter gun laws this election year, the White House said Thursday, one day after his impassioned remarks about the need to keep assault weapons off the streets suggested he may plunge into that political fight and challenge Congress to act.

07/27/2012

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White House Makes Clear: No Push For New Gun Laws

President Barack Obama will not push for stricter gun laws this election year, the White House said Thursday, one day after his impassioned remarks about the need to keep assault weapons off the streets suggested he may plunge into that political fight and challenge Congress to act.

07/26/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on July 24, 2012 in Reno, Nev. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney: America Does Not Need New Gun Laws

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.

07/26/2012

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