gun control

A weekend event featuring a speech by George Zimmerman was cancelled by an Idaho hotel group after the company found out the man who murdered Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was set to be a headlining attraction at their venue.

Everyone in the film industry has weighed in with thoughts about the shooting involving Alec Baldwin on set of the movie 'Rust,' and even hip-hop mogul Master P had an opinion based off his lengthy career in music videos and film production.

Black women increasingly are considering gun ownership for personal protection, according to industry experts and gun rights advocates.

Surveys last year showed a 58% increase of African American gun buyers in 2020 compared to 2019, NSSF spokesman Mark Oliva told CNN, more than any other racial group.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall. The Republican leader won’t be calling senators back to work early, as some are demanding. But he told […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government, a process that would include an interview and safety training. National licensing is one of more than a dozen specific proposals in a sweeping gun control agenda the U.S. senator from New Jersey released on […]

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Wayne LaPierre, the fiery public face of the National Rifle Association for decades, fended off a backlash inside the organization over its finances and direction, winning re-election Monday as the gun lobby’s CEO. The move, announced on the NRA magazine’s American Rifleman website, came during a closed-door meeting of the group’s board […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years. Democrats called the 240-190 vote a major step to end the gun lobby’s grip on Washington and begin to address an […]

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Delmonte Johnson, 19, spent much of his young life speaking out against gun violence in his community. Wednesday night he laid in his brother’s arms as he bled out in the street of Chicago’s south side. The very thing that he was working to end, took his life. He was shot repeatedly about 7:30 p.m. and […]

A little-known dispute over 3D-printed guns has morphed into a national legal debate in the last week, drawing attention to a technology that seems a bit of sci-fi fantasy and — to gun-control advocates — a dangerous way for criminals to get their hands on firearms that are easy to conceal and tough to detect. […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday he is consulting with the National Rifle Association over whether it makes sense for a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun. Trump tweeted he is “looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public,” adding that he “already spoke to NRA.” […]