March was the third biggest month for firearm background check numbers in the National Instant Criminal Background Check systems history, according to numbers release by the FBI. That number changes when data is adjusted, Guns.com reports.
Lawmakers and military officials extended condolences to those impacted by the recent shooting at Ft. Hood on Sunday and addressed factors that may have played a role in the attack.
“We have challenges that we have to address as a result of this incident,” said Adm. Michael Mullen, former chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
My must read of the day is “Guns and Alcohol,” in letters to the editor, in the New York Times.
Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe used his first official veto to strike down a gun rights bill that he had unsuccessfully tried to weaken through an amendment.
Facebook announced Wednesday it will work to restrict illicit gun sales on its networks after a months-long campaign by gun control activists.
The world’s largest gun manufacturer, Remington Arms, officially announced today it would expand and build a new plant in Huntsville, Ala., creating 2,000 new jobs.
A former member of Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group claimed this week that the group’s objectives are far more radical than it has let on.
Support for looser gun laws has tripled since last year, according to a new Gallup poll released Thursday.
Lawmakers in two states have introduced legislation that places restrictions on firearm buybacks by state and local governments, prohibiting such programs in some instances and requiring that guns be sold rather than destroyed.
Second Amendment supporters are vowing to intensify their efforts in the upcoming months to repeal New York’s SAFE Act and remove from office lawmakers facing re-election in November who voted for the law.