More Gun Control Articles

  • VIDEO: The hypocritical history of California state Sen. Leland Yee on gun control

    California state Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat, has been charged with conspiring to traffic firearms as well as soliciting campaign contributions in exchange for political favors and setting up a deal with international arms dealers. That shocked Californians, who knew Lee as a staunch advocate...

  • After NRA opposition, White House shifts strategy for surgeon general nominee

    White House press secretary Jay Carney said administration officials are “recalibrating” their approach to President Obama's nominee for surgeon general after the National Rifle Association's strong opposition siphoned off key Democratic support.

  • White House backing off surgeon general, for now

    The White House is backing off its push for quick confirmation of President Obama's pick to be surgeon general in the face of opposition from the National Rifle Association and concerns among Democrats up for re-election who don't want to take another tough vote on a controversial nominee.

  • An open letter to Peter Lanza

    "With hindsight, I know Adam would have killed me in a heartbeat, if he'd had the chance. ... The reason he shot Nancy four times was one for each of us: one for Nancy; one for him; one for Ryan; one for me." - Peter Lanza, father of mass killer Adam Lanza 	Dear Mr. Lanza,...

  • Gun rights attorney Martha Dean mulling Connecticut governor run

    Martha Dean, an attorney who helped gun rights advocates challenge the constitutionality of Connecticut's recent gun control law, plans to announce her intentions to run for governor. A news release posted Tuesday on the Connecticut Citizens Defense League's blog said the two-time Republican...

  • VIDEO: Team 26 rides to Washington, D.C., to honor Sandy Hook victims

    Team 26, a group of cyclists who rode 400 miles from Connecticut to Washington, D.C., arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to call on Congress to pass comprehensive gun legislation.

  • Huge run on ammo amid fears Obama will cut Russian bullet imports

    American gun owners are gobbling up cheap Russian ammunition in huge quantities, worried that President Obama's tussle with Vladimir Putin over Moscow's grab for Crimea will result in new trade sanctions cutting off imports of bullets. “We've seen an ammo-hoarding effect,” said Larry...

  • Does Mitch McConnell own a gun? His campaign won't say

    Does Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell own a gun? The McConnell campaign doesn't want to talk about it, and neither does McConnell's staff in the Senate. McConnell's campaign revealed on Monday that McConnell had fired a gun, but that statement made no mention of the Kentucky Republican...

  • NRA head Wayne LaPierre rips press, 'political elites' for feeling of American decline

    National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre delivered a blistering campaign-style speech Thursday, blaming the media and gun-control proponents for a decline in American economic standing and for threatening "God-given" gun rights.

  • Backlash: Facebook's gun decision hit by anti-gun group as NRA wins

    They did it again. In a battle over the ability to talk guns and make sales on Facebook with anti-gun advocates like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the National Rifle Association, with its 3 million Facebook supporters, is attempting to temper liberal...

  • Editorial cartoon: Gun control

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Polls find strong support for national gun registry, Keystone XL pipeline

    Three new polls released Tuesday found growing and overwhelming support for a national gun registry that could require all gun owners to tell police what they have, including how much ammo they’ve hidden away.



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