Mayors Against Illegal Guns
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor pushed back Thursday against gun control advocates, using the first ad of his Arkansas re-election bid to defend his vote against expanded background checks for firearms purchases.
Senators backing gun control are discussing ways to revise the defeated Senate background check bill to help win the votes they need to resuscitate the measure.
A new $12 million television ad campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns will push senators in key states to back gun control efforts, including comprehensive background checks.
A coalition of mayors says several unlicensed Virginia gun dealers were the targets of a campaign aimed at stopping illegal gun sales online.