Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Parkland Survivor Testifies Against Kavanaugh. Parkland survivor and student Aalayah Eastmond testified against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh with a harrowing retelling of the February 14 school shooting, calling for stricter gun policy. Philadelphia-based startup LodeStar Firearms sees a path to mainstream success, but history suggests a tough road ahead.
Anti-Gun Violence Fashion Show. Students modeled down the runway sporting bulletproof vests, clear backpacks and body armor to protest gun violence and the overwhelming frequency of school shootings. Jacksonville Councilman Reginald Gaffney: What are we going to do about guns? The education secretary is considering using funds meant to improve underprivileged schools to arm educators in the name of safety. In a video address posted on the White House website Friday morning, Obama asked gun control supporters to help pass laws banning the sale of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips and requiring background checks for all gun purchases.
The video message comes in response to an appeal on a White House website, where visitors can post their own petitions and urge others to add their signatures. Max Baucus, gun control weasel. April 23, By Paul Whitefield. But my issue with Baucus is far less complex; in fact, I just wonder one thing: Why couldn't Baucus throw us gun control advocates a bone on his way out the door?
Recall that last week, Baucus was one of four Democratic senators who voted against extending background checks on gun purchases.
Gun control and public opinion. Re "Gun control, DOA," Opinion, April 3 Doyle McManus' summary of the moribund status of President Obama's gun control proposals reveals an inconvenient truth about the home of the brave and the land of the free: In this country, 20 school-age children could be slaughtered by guns and no meaningful legislation to prevent that would ever be passed.
Because the gun fanatics would sacrifice almost anything to stop an "infringement" of their 2nd Amendment rights. By taking this inflexible stance, radical gun owners have convinced those in power that electoral punishment is their fate should they favor any legislation that would lead to "infringement. House Democrats push on gun control. December 19, By Richard Simon. On gun control, watch Tom Coburn. April 3, By Doyle McManus. In my Wednesday column , I reported on the gathering signs that President Obama's push for significant new gun control legislation is dead in the water -- mostly because the National Rifle Assn.
The NRA and other gun rights advocates have effectively blocked an assault weapons ban or a limit on high-capacity ammunition clips. Now they're taking aim at the centerpiece of Obama's gun control agenda: Gun madness in Georgia. March 27, By The Times editorial board. Fifteen months ago, as the nation recoiled in horror from the massacre of 20 children and six adults by a mentally ill man armed with three semiautomatic weapons, there were firm proclamations that this time would be different.
The violence at that Newtown, Conn. Well, that didn't last long. If anything, the national gun frenzy, fueled by the irresponsible lobbyists at the National Rifle Assn.
Leland Yee denounced by gun lobby as a 'hypocrite' and 'scumbag'. As details of state Sen. Leland Yee 's alleged crimes trickled out, advocates associated with gun-rights groups jumped on the possible ironies.
Pascua said there was probable cause to believe that Yee had conducted various crimes, such as engaging in a conspiracy to deal firearms without a license and illegally import firearms. The Guardian view on printing guns: Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones seeks to dismiss Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit.
US judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D printed guns. Texas school district where 10 died in shooting accepts donations of guns.
Trump queries 3D printed guns — which administration helped make available to public. In a confusing tweet on Tuesday morning, Trump said: About 1, results for US gun control 1 2 3 4 … next.
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