Second Amendment

President Trump said “extreme gun vetting” would not have prevented the mass shooting at a Texas church over the weekend. Trump made the statement during a press conference Tuesday in Seoul after NBC reporter Ali Vitali questioned if the president would consider applying “extreme vetting” to potential gun owners — an obvious reference to Trump’s
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Congressman Mike Thompson, D-Calf., says his bill supports the Second Amendment and is aimed at keeping guns from criminals. (Photo: Politico) A bill introduced in the House last week aims to expand background check to cover firearm sales at gun shows, over the Internet or in classified ads. The measure, H.R.4240, has 39 lawmakers supporting
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Long gun sales spiked in October, the same month as the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. (Photo: Associated Press) Long gun sales hit an annual high last month after the Las Vegas shooting sparked new debates about gun control and stoked fears about personal safety across the country. Dealers processed more than 480,000
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The bill would add definitions of bump stocks and trigger cranks to Massachusetts state law, directing a ban on both (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) A joint conference committee of the Commonwealth’s legislature on Thursday forwarded a ban on bump stocks and trigger cranks to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker. The language, part of H.4008, an appropriation bill,
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https://giffords.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/RLM_01717_GiffordsPac_Only_Radio_Rev.mp3 President Obama talks guns in an ad aired by the Giffords group in support of Democrat candidate Ralph Northam in Virginia’s gubernatorial race. The one-minute ad takes on Republican Ed Gillespie’s endorsement from the National Rifle Association and paints Northam as the candidate for governor who will take on the gun rights group. “The
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Pennsylvania Republican Ryan Costello is sponsoring a bill that would encourage states to add more of their domestic violence abusers to the federal database of prohibited firearms possessors. (Photo: VISTA) A bipartisan effort to increase domestic violence reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System would trim federal grant opportunities to states that don’t
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Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed Wilmington’s “epidemic of gun violence” during a speech at at the University of Delaware Monday. Biden gave the speech during the public-private Vision Coalition’s 10th annual education conference at the University of Delaware, where several hundred people gathered to share ideas on how to improve public education and health
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Wisconsin senators could approve a bill removing groundhogs, or woodchucks, from the state’s protected species list. The animals are known to damage gardens, home foundations, sidewalks and roads. (Photo: National Geographic) Wisconsin senators have scheduled a vote this week on a proposal removing groundhogs from the state’s protected species list — leaving residents to deal
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