Stories tagged: NRA
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning “bump stocks” like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
Trump is consistent on one thing: hugging his base. On guns, he hugged his base hard. And he has yet to let go.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
House Republican leaders called for unity and prayer after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill to …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 10 p.m.
The election of President Donald Trump and Republican control of Congress meant the National Rifle Association could probably rest easy that gun laws wouldn’t change for at least four years. …
Mon., June 26, 2017
“Why,” she asked, “must black death be broadcast and consumed to be believed, and what is it beyond spectacle if it cannot be used to obtain justice?”
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.
Sat., June 3, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Kansas lawmakers bucked the National Rifle Association by approving a measure meant to keep concealed guns out of hospitals – a testament to how much the Republican-controlled Legislature shifted to …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 1:20 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that requires the notification of law enforcement and of people with protection orders if someone fails a background check after trying to buy …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that “the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 4 p.m.
In the face of daunting presidential election results and a formidable NRA, the groups that stand in opposition to looser gun laws say they are ready to rumble.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 7 p.m.
With little attention, President Donald Trump’s administration has been quietly loosening firearms restrictions in the United States after successfully seeking the support of gun owners on the campaign trail.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
A city leader says Seattle’s tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition brought in less than $200,000 in its first year.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Americans paid more than $6.6 billion over eight years to care for victims of gun violence, according to a new tally of hospital bills. And U.S. taxpayers picked up at …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
An Idaho House panel has spiked legislation encouraging public schools to offer gun safety courses as electives.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Current law requires victims of sexual assault to return to court every two years if they need continued protection.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
Vestal: Can a modest proposal to keep guns from troubled family members pass? An initiative aims to find out
How well a gun-control initiative fares with voters this fall may tell us whether we’re at the tip of a wave – where modest proposals to make the country safer …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
Trump is a dangerous demagogue who is inciting violence, and the time for it to stop is now.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Conservative opposition put a House Republican gun and anti-terrorism bill in jeopardy Wednesday, even as Democrats pressed for election-year votes on their proposals to stiffen firearm curbs.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists, a day after the chamber split along party lines to …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will be meeting with the National Rifle Association to discuss ways to block people on terrorism watch lists or no …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 8:25 p.m.
More than 90 percent of known or suspected terrorists who’ve attempted to buy weapons since 2004 have passed a background check and been approved for the purchase, new government statistics …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
In December 2012, Donald Trump praised President Barack Obama’s comments about the shooting deaths at a Newtown, Conn., school. Nearly four years later, he accepted the endorsement of the National …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Democrats in the California Senate made another attempt Thursday to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable ammunition magazines as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that “smart guns” would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
The mayor of New Orleans, a city plagued by murders and shootings, hopes to stem the violence with new gun-control measures, including a requirement that stolen and lost guns are …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
A middle school teacher was charged Wednesday after he was found carrying a gun at school, police said.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
A northeast Florida woman whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot her in the back while they were traveling in her pickup truck is apparently a gun lover who made numerous social …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016
NRA, GOP embrace guns, not shooting victims, families.
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015
States taking the initiative because Congress won’t act.