Gun


Trump Urges Ban on Gun Devices Like Bump Stocks

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to “ban all devices” like the rapid-fire bump stocks involved in last…

Read more »

Constitution Does Not Bar Sensible Gun Rules

The use of the Second Amendment to block consideration of sensible gun control measures is a national disgrace. And conservatives themselves have explained why this is true. For decades, conservatives…

Read more »

Bump-Stock Ban Signed Into Law in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie has signed into a law a bill banning bump stocks, like the one a gunman used in the Las Vegas concert shooting to turn a semi-automatic weapon…

Read more »

Cities Sue Defense Dept. Over Gun-Check System Failures

Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren’t reported to the national…

Read more »

House OKs GOP Bill Expanding Gun Owners’ Rights

Republicans passed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on…

Read more »

Bump Stock Ban Moves Forward in New Jersey

New Jersey is moving forward with legislation to ban bump stocks, like the one a gunman used in the Las Vegas concert shooting to turn a semi-automatic weapon into a…

Read more »

Southwest Pilot With Loaded Gun Arrested Before Boarding

A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested early Wednesday after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on luggage before his flight left St. Louis, officials said. The Transportation Security Administration…

Read more »

Ryan Says NRA-Backed Bill Shelved Indefinitely

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…

Read more »

Las Vegas Horror Drives Predictable Gun Stock Rally

The grim predictability of stock-market reactions to U.S. mass shootings, where before a final tally of casualties can be reached, shares of gun makers rise – continued Monday in the…

Read more »

New York Awards $13M to Combat Violent Crime

New York is awarding more than $13 million to help law enforcement agencies combat gun violence. The money will go to 20 police departments in the 17 counties participating in…

Read more »