More Gun Control Articles

  • Holmes lawyers question firearms analysis

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are attacking the reliability of firearms analysis, saying it's subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy. The judge heard testimony Wednesday from a state crime scientist who said he matched bullets...

  • Would the last person leaving blue Maryland please turn out the lights?

    At least 160 Marylanders are about to lose their jobs because of the constitutional myopia of the state's corrupt liberal Democratic establishment. It's a sad illustration of the dire results of one-party rule.

  • 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.

  • The truth about violence in Chicago

    Judged as a whole, Chicago is doing a lot of things right. Judged by the plight of its least fortunate, that's not nearly enough.

  • 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.

  • Congressmen plan House speech on Chicago violence

    CHICAGO (AP) — Members of Illinois' congressional delegation plan to speak on the floor of the House of Representative about gun violence in Chicago. U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush plans the speech on Wednesday evening. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis and Robin Kelly plan to join him. Rush's office says the...

  • Imagine if a Republican made this gun ad

    Estakio Beltran, a Democrat who's running for Congress in Washington state, released an ad this week featuring him gunning down the Republican Party mascot.

  • Secrecy, the no-fly list and concealed weapons

    It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other people, but it won't tell you why and it won't tell you what you can do about it. You're stuck in purgatory, effectively convicted without being tried -- or even being told the charge against you.

  • Top Senate Democrat blocks votes on gun proposals

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blocked a parade of campaign-season votes on gun rights Wednesday that could have been a political thorn for Democrats seeking to retain control of the chamber in this fall's elections. The Nevada Democrat used Senate procedures to prevent...

  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.

  • Waitresses at Colorado eatery carry loaded guns

    RIFLE, Colo. (AP) — Many stores and restaurants are telling people not to bring their guns inside, but one western Colorado restaurant not only embraces the practice of packing heat, it encourages its customers to carry openly — and its waitresses do, too. As she takes your order at...

  • Target: Please leave your guns outside, for the sake of 'family-friendly shopping'

    Target is asking its customers to please leave their guns outside, saying the open carrying of firearms is at odds with "family-friendly shopping."

  • Gun lobbyist resolves case, regains access to guns

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's top gun lobbyist will once again be able to access his arsenal after resolving a criminal case against him. Clark Aposhian pleaded no contest Monday to a disorderly conduct infraction stemming from honking a horn, and was ordered to pay a $320 fine. His lawyer...

  • In latest round of interviews, Hillary Clinton ducks 'hard choices'

    In a spate of wide-ranging interviews Tuesday, Hillary Clinton made few hard choices.

  • 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...



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