National Rifle Association
A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
A new survey finds that nearly a year after the Sandy Hook school shooting that prompted a nationwide debate on gun control, fewer than half of Americans now support such 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.
While outside of Los Angeles International Airport, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore was asked about the recent attack at the airport and the ongoing gun violence in the U.S.
Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said Sunday.
The National Rifle Association plans to mail 200,000 letters to West Virginians this week, stepping up its attack on U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin over the gun purchase background check measure he’s co-sponsored.
Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.
A bipartisan Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers gained the backing of one Republican and the potential support of a second Sunday as sponsors said the vote expected this week was too close to call.
The National Rifle Association has seen a massive increase in fundraising in the months since the shootings in Newtown, Conn., which prompted a nationwide debate on gun control.
On Thursday, three months after the shootings, members attempted to bring 130,000 signatures to the National Rifle Association of America headquarters in Fairfax.