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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 […]
A Maryland armor company has designed a bulletproof white board following the Newtown, Conn., school shooting that left 26 people dead, including 20 children.
Arkansas Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Dustin McDaniel said Thursday that President Barack Obama’s gun control plan is “distressing.”
President Barack Obama is asking Congress to expand background checks on gun buyers to include private sales and is using his executive authority to increase the information available in data banks in the background check system. The White House calls background checks the most efficient and effective way to keep guns away from dangerous individuals.
Facing powerful opposition to sweeping gun regulations, President Barack Obama is weighing 19 steps he could take through executive action alone, congressional officials said. But the scope of such measures is limited.
President Barack Obama endorsed controversial bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines on Monday, as well as stricter background checks for gun buyers — but conceded he may not win approval of all in a Congress reluctant to tighten restrictions.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling for federal gun control reforms.