Gun Control

Husband Of Wounded Lawmaker Says Congress Must Act
WASHINGTON (AP) — The husband of wounded former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords says that while curbing gun violence is a complex problem, it is no excuse for inaction by lawmakers. Former astronaut Mark Kelly told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that he and his wife, former Ariz…
New York Has Tentative Deal On Gun Control
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — People familiar with the internal negotiations say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have a tentative deal to enact the nation’s first gun control measure following the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The tentative agreement would further restrict …
Gun Laws: Every Home Should Have One [OPINION/POLL]
I watched pieces of the presidential debate tonight, and I caught the little bit of the back and forth on Gun Control, and frankly, I am a little worried. Turns out, under Governor Romney, Massachusetts did enact an “Assault Weapon Ban” , and now he is against a ban, and yes, it is bec…
NYC Mayor Calls On Specific Gun Control Plan
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is again calling on the presidential candidates to come up with a specific plan on gun control. Bloomberg said Monday it is incumbent on President Barack Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney to address the issue “specifically — not…
No New Gun Control Regulations Expected
Gun control advocates sputter at their own impotence. The National Rifle Association is politically ascendant. And President Barack Obama pledges to safeguard the Second Amendment in his first official response to the deaths of at least 12 people in suburban Denver. Once, every highly publicized out…
Lawmakers Reject Bill Banning Local Gun-Control
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers won’t be considering a bill that would have banned local gun control laws, such as one recently passed in Casper. The House rejected taking up House Bill 60 on Wednesday. The bill was sponsored by state Rep. Kendall Kroeker of Evansvill…

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