Newtown school shooting
President Barack Obama says the gun control votes in the Senate next month are the best chance in more than a decade to reduce gun violence.
Gun control legislation the Senate debates next month will include an expansion of federal background checks for firearms buyers, Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday in a victory for advocates of gun restrictions.
On Thursday, three months after the shootings, members attempted to bring 130,000 signatures to the National Rifle Association of America headquarters in Fairfax.
They are biking from Newtown to Washington to send a message.
President Barack Obama’s administration and the gun control debate after the Connecticut school shooting have led to surging numbers of anti-government “patriot” groups, according to a civil rights group that tracks extremist groups.
Recent mass shootings like the massacre of first-graders and staffers at a Connecticut elementary school and the increasing deadliness of assault weapons make a ban on those firearms more urgent than ever, the Senate author of a proposal to prohibit them said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama is emphasizing the need for more background checks for gun buyers in his State of the Union address, saying that overwhelming majorities of Americans favor the proposal as a way to keep firearms from criminals.
Bill Sherlach just said “no.”
U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson has once again introduced legislation requiring ratings on video games and vendors to check the identification of those purchasing video games with adult or mature content.
WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., along with several Democratic lawmakers unveiled sweeping new gun control legislation, but the bill will be dead on arrival when it goes to Congress. Feinstein introduced legislation during […]