A bill aiming to improve military reporting of criminal records to the national gun background check system passed the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court declined to hear two gun-rights cases on Monday, continuing a trend of refusing such cases going back several years.
Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords’s gun control group released a report on Wednesday warning of the dangers of muzzle loading rifles, a number of other firearms, and some firearms accessories and calling for new gun control measures targeting the devices.
The Republican candidate challenging current Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D.) says the large sums of money flowing to Herring from national gun control groups is coming because Herring has proven himself to be a “political animal.”
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.
Dan Pfeiffer, a former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, called for the United States to implement an Australian-style gun confiscation program in an article published Wednesday.
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.