A pair of Democrats and Republicans introduced a new bill on Tuesday that would subject bump-fire stocks and other devices to the same regulations as machine guns and other highly regulated firearms.
Gun-rights groups criticized the San Francisco 49ers this week for donating half-a-million dollars to a new gun-control effort.
The announcement ad posted by Democrat Rachel Reddick’s campaign in early October raised questions about whether or not the candidate complied with federal disclosure requirements on Thursday.
The nation’s leading gun-control groups told the Washington Free Beacon on Friday that Harvey Weinstein has not given any money to them despite his promise to channel his anger at himself for sexually abusing numerous women into a fight against the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) urged his fellow Democrats on Wednesday not to insert any gun control or other unrelated amendments into budget negotiations.
A media watchdog group released a report on Monday that found the three major broadcast networks presented coverage in favor of new gun-control measures nearly 5 times as often as they presented coverage in favor of gun rights during the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting.
Five hero dogs were honored on Wednesday with medals for their military and law enforcement service.
The American Humane Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage was presented to five K9s in Washington, D.C., during an awards ceremony that saw members of Congress, media, hill staff, a Marine general, and others come together to show respect for the life-saving work dogs do around the world. The dogs at the ceremony served in the United States Army, Marines, and even the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). They’ve saved lives by uncovering bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as explosives, drugs, and other contraband at America’s airports and even providing security for top American officials.
The National Rifle Association announced on Wednesday its opposition to a new bill that would ban any firearm part that effectively increases the rate of fire of a semi-automatic rifle.
Confusion reigned on Wednesday over the practicality of legally carrying a gun in Washington, D.C., even with a permit to do so as the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) disputed a researcher’s claim that total gun-free zones extend over most of the city.