Clinton: US 'Less Racist, Less Sexist, Less Homophobic'Former President Bill Clinton said that an increasingly violent climate in the U.S. has been exacerbated by stand-your-ground laws, the NRA, and those who only surround themselves with people who agree with their opinions – but he rejects that the country is more racist than it was in the past.
Palin: 'Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists' Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin did not mince her words in verbal attacks against “leftist liberals” and other gun control advocates, suggesting several parallels between colonial American patriots and those in attendance at this weekend’s National Rifle Association convention.
NRA Seeks To Block Gun Magazine Ban The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.
Congress Ready To Extend Ban On Plastic Firearms 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.
Poll: Fewer Than Half Of Americans Now Support Stricter Gun ControlA 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.
Plastic And 3-D Gun Ban Passes House, Democrats Look To Expand RestrictionsThe 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.
Michael Moore: 'Americans Kill People, Guns Don't'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.
NRA: Get 'Homicidal Maniacs' Off Streets 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.
NRA Stepping Up Attack On Manchin Over Gun Background Check MeasureThe 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.
Newtown Families: We'll Keep Fighting for Gun Law 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.
Close Vote Seen On Background Checks On Gun BuyersA 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.
NRA Fundraising Largely Increases In Months Since Newtown ShootingsThe 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.