NRA President Says Group Supports Stronger Background Checks

By: Thursday January 17, 2013 6:34 am

The day after President Obama signed 23 executive actions on gun control the President of the NRA David Keene has publicly stated the NRA supports stronger background checks. The head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers. He said the NRA has been “generally [...]

Feinstein Plans to Reintroduce Assault Weapons Ban Next Year

By: Sunday December 16, 2012 12:26 pm

Dianne Feinstein, author of the 1994 assault weapons ban that expired under President George W. Bush in 2004, told Meet the Press that she plans to reintroduce the law on the first day of the new Congress in 2013. The bill seeks to respond to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, [...]

Carolyn McCarthy to Introduce Gun Control Legislation in Response to Giffords Shooting

By: Monday January 10, 2011 6:05 am

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, who lost her husband to gun violence before coming to Congress, and who has since become one of the leading pro-gun control politicians in the country, plans to introduce legislation in response to the shooting in Tuscon, Arizona that claimed the life of 6 and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a medically [...]

Magazine for Gun that Felled Giffords Could Not Have Been Manufactured Under Assault Weapons Ban

By: Sunday January 9, 2011 1:58 pm

There’s ample enough speculation on the motives and beliefs of the shooter in Tuscon, on which I don’t consider myself qualified to speculate, and not enough speculation about his actions, and the implications of them. What we know is that Jared Loughner, who was rejected from the military and kicked out of a community college, [...]

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