Gun laws

NRA's Victory Party Over Common Sense Stars Glenn Beck, Ted Nugent

NRA's Victory Party Over Common Sense Stars Glenn Beck, Ted Nugent
The National Rifle Association has spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington and state capitols across the country.
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Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws

Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws
Under the law, Kansans could manufacture and sell semi-automatic weapons in-state without a federal license or any federal oversight. Bills similar to Kansas’ law have been introduced in at least 37 other states.
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Susan Collins: Strengthening Background Checks Doesn't Infringe on Second Amendment Rights

Susan Collins: Strengthening Background Checks Doesn't Infringe on Second Amendment Rights
A bipartisan Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers gained the backing of one Republican and the potential support of a second Sunday as sponsors said the vote expected this week was too close to call.
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Newtown Families Watch As Gun Legislation Discussion Passes Senate 68-31

Newtown Families Watch As Gun Legislation Discussion Passes Senate 68-31
On Thursday, 50 Democrats, 16 Republicans and 2 independents opposed the conservative effort, while 29 Republicans and 2 Democrats supported it. Gun control supporters needed 60 votes to block the conservatives.
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Sen McConnell Wants to Filibuster Gun Responsibility Legislation

Sen McConnell Wants to Filibuster Gun Responsibility Legislation
Senator Mitch McConnell has indicated he will oppose cloture, that is stopping a filibuster, on legislation designed to reduce gun violence in America. McConnell is now the 15th Senator to sign on to the Republican gun control filibuster.
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Newtown State Rep. Votes Against Gun Control Bill

Newtown State Rep. Votes Against Gun Control Bill
Throughtout the gun control legislation process, when it came to the General Assembly drafting policy, Newtown's State Rep. (and proud ALEC member) Dan Carter went out of his way to stress the need for "bi-partisanship." So much for that.
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Obama: 'Shame On Us If We've Forgotten' Newtown

Obama asks Congress to take action on what he calls "common sense solutions," such as universal background checks, to prevent more tragedies.
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Karl Rove Called Out for 'Scaring' People with 'Orwellian' Black Helicopter Talk

Karl Rove Called Out for 'Scaring' People with 'Orwellian' Black Helicopter Talk
On Sunday's This Week With George Stephanopoulos, ABC's Terry Moran calls out Karl Rove for "scaring" people with the "Orwellian sense that black helicopters" are coming to confiscate people's guns.
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Shooting Trade Group Supports Expansion of Background Checks

Shooting Trade Group Supports Expansion of Background Checks
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a trade association with more than 8,000 members, has taken a step away from the NRA and indicated it wouldn't oppose efforts to expand mandatory background checks.
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Gun Regulation Takes Center Stage in CO Despite GOP Opposition

Gun Regulation Takes Center Stage in CO Despite GOP Opposition
A series of sweeping gun-control measures in Colorado is on track to hit the governor's desk by the end of the month, with Democratic committees in the Legislature advancing all the bills despite a Capitol packed with hundreds of opponents and surrounded by cars circling the Capitol blaring their horns.
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