More Firearms Articles

  • New sanctions have U.S. gun buyers scrambling for popular Russian rifles

    A Las Vegas-based gun seller says he's experiencing a run on AK-47s, an apparent side effect of the White House's latest round of economic sanctions leveled against Russia.

  • House staffer arrested for carrying concealed weapon at Capitol

    A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday for carrying a concealed weapon inside the Capitol complex.

  • Shootings rise after China gives its police guns

    BEIJING (AP) — A string of shooting incidents involving Chinese police — leaving at least four people dead — has the public wondering if rank-and-file officers are really ready to carry guns, as mandated by new regulations. Last month, two policemen brought a loaded gun to a kindergarten...

  • Why Harry Reid may revive a gun background check bill

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he may call for a vote on legislation toughening the laws on background checks for gun purchases following the fatal shooting of two police officers and a bystander in Las Vegas. Reid, a Nevada Democrat and a gun owner, said he had no expectation...

  • Everytown report on school shootings is off-target

    The anti-gun group Everytown for Gun Safety on Tuesday published a list of 74 school shootings the group says have taken place since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012. "How many more before our leaders pass common-sense laws to prevent gun violence and...

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