WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — A proposed federal ban on the manufacture and sale of popular ammunition for AR-15 semiautomatic rifles has prompted Sen. Rand Paul to urge supporters to fight back. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, […]
The gunman behind the Washington Navy Yard shooting that left 12 people dead reportedly tried to buy an AR-15 assault rifle last week but the gun store would not sell it to him immediately.
Congress’ latest crack at a new assault weapons ban would protect more than 2,200 specific firearms, including a semi-automatic rifle that is nearly identical to one of the guns used in the bloodiest shootout in FBI history.
A lawyer for two Arizona gun dealers is arguing that the Obama administration overstepped its legal authority when it required dealers in southwestern border states to report when customers buy multiple high-powered rifles.
Annual FBI crime statistics show that more people are killed with clubs and hammers each year than by rifles or shotguns.