New Gun Laws

White House Asks Gun-Rights Leader for Input on Shooting Response

'They wanted to address the problems of violence in our society and at the same time protecting Second Amendment rights'

The White House reached out to the top official of two gun-rights organizations on Thursday to seek his input on a possible response to the recent mass shootings, including how to handle potential gun control legislation.

Virginia Special Session Ends Without New Gun Laws

NRA, VCDL applaud while Everytown, Democrats fume

The Virginia legislature adjourned its special session on Tuesday without any votes on gun measures and Republican leaders labeled Gov. Ralph Northam's decision to call the session "an election-year stunt."

Va. Governor Calls for Special Gun-Control Session

ATF says it can't release info on shooter's silencer

Gov. Ralph NorthamVirginia's governor Ralph Northam (D.) called for a special session of the state legislature in order to take up a collection of gun-control proposals mostly unrelated to last week's attack in Virginia Beach where 12 people were murdered. He has yet to specify when the session will take place.