Displaying items 13-24 of 49 » View courant.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next >
National Rifle Association President David Keene said Wednesday the organization will pursue lawsuits in two states where Democratic governors are believed to have presidential aspirations, but it might not challenge new state gun laws elsewhere. "We're...
Tags: Gun Control, Executive Branch, Trials, Politics, Government
The NRA has won the battle but lost the war. The best thing that happened to gun control is its defeat in Congress. Today's losers (Obama, Democrats, the 90 percent of Americans who support sane legislation) will be tomorrow's winners. Today's winners...
A group of about 30 citizens rallied last Saturday in Indianapolis to "shame" U.S. Sen. Dan Coats for voting against expanded background checks for gun buyers. A few gun advocates were present to thank him. Small as the group was, it may have been a...
The Hartford CourantOne of the phrases repeated often by advocates of stricter gun laws since the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre has been: "If not now, when?" That rhetorical question became a literal one Wednesday when a federal gun-control bill crashed and burned in the...
The News TribuneMonday's slaughter in Federal Way is not only closer to home than the shooting of Newtown, it's closer to what gun violence in the United States typically looks like. Five wound up dead, including the perpetrator of the four other fatal shootings....
WASHINGTON — Supporters of stricter gun laws have organization, money and — after the Senate blocked an expansion of background-check requirements — fury. What they don't have is a clear path to changing the political arithmetic of the...
WASHINGTON — Gun control advocates had told themselves this time would be different. It wasn't. The two-decade deadlock that has gripped congressional efforts to act on gun control continued Wednesday as a measure to require more gun buyers to...
Tags: John McCain, Gun Control, Susan Collins, Joe Manchin III, Voting
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans, backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats, turned away legislation Wednesday to tighten restrictions on the sale of firearms, rejecting repeated appeals from President Barack Obama and personal pleas by...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelWASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio — and his presidential ambitions — are the targets of a new attack ad running in Florida this week that looks to pressure the Florida Republican on his gun stance. The ad, seen here, accuses the...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — About 60 people gathered in the cold, damp air Saturday in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center, urging U.S. senators to move ahead with a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales. Dale Gibson of South Bend held a...
Tags: Gun Control, Dan Coats, Politics, Interior Policy, Joe Donnelly
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentSOUTH BEND — For more than 40 years, Stephen Miller has known the devastation wrought by gun violence — his brother Thomas was murdered in 1972, his nephew Christopher died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1994. He’s doing something...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to advocates of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether...
Apr 22, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 28, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 25, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 20, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Apr 23, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Apr 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Apr 11, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
Apr 14, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 12, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 11, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Original site for Mayors Against Illegal Guns topic gallery.