Gun Violence

President Barack Obama says passing new gun control measures will be a tougher slog than immigration reform. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: New Gun Control Laws Tougher To Pass Than Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama says passing new gun control measures will be a tougher slog than immigration reform.

04/04/2013

National Cathedral (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

National Cathedral Holding Weekend of Gun Violence Discussion

A weekend of conversations on the impact of gun violence is kicking off at the National Cathedral.

03/14/2013

Democrats gave a boost Tuesday to the pillar of President Barack Obama's plans for reducing gun violence, pushing a bill requiring nearly universal federal background checks for firearms buyers through the Senate Judiciary Committee over solid Republican opposition.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Approves National Background Checks For Firearms Despite Solid GOP Opposition

Democrats gave a boost Tuesday to the pillar of President Barack Obama’s plans for reducing gun violence, pushing a bill requiring nearly universal federal background checks for firearms buyers through the Senate Judiciary Committee over solid Republican opposition.

03/12/2013

Flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Barack Obama (C) delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sister Of Suspect Hears Obama Talk Of Gun Violence

One of the students in the audience as President Barack Obama talked about gun violence in Chicago this week is a sister of one of the suspects in the slaying of Hadiya (hy-DEE’-uh) Pendleton, the teen who performed at Obama’s inauguration.

02/16/2013

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

President Obama had some harsh words for Republican opposition to his second term objectives. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama To House Dems: ‘We’re On The Right Side Of This Argument’

Assertive even as he preached humility, President Barack Obama vowed to confront Republicans on the deficit and urged Democrats on Thursday to stick with him on guns and immigration.

02/07/2013

Doug Gansler. (Credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Gansler to Host Forum on Gun Violence

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is hosting a forum on gun violence in Maryland.

02/04/2013

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Anti-Gun Violence Group Protests at NRA Headquarters in Fairfax

About 60 members of a newly formed anti-gun violence group in Northern Virginia protested in front of the National Rifle Association headquarters in Fairfax on Friday morning.

02/01/2013

Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as nothing more than a "land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow seeks to annex the Ukrainian territory. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Gun Curbs Won’t End Mass Killings

Vice President Joe Biden says curbs on guns can reduce firearm deaths but won’t ensure an end to mass killings like December’s slaying of 20 first-graders in Newtown, Conn.

01/31/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama speaking about immigration reform yesterday in Las Vegas. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Making First Trip To Pitch For Gun Proposals

President Barack Obama will travel to Minneapolis Monday to pitch his proposals for reducing gun violence.

01/31/2013

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