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Gun control group seeks records, believes NRA is behind 'Second Amendment Sanctuary' trend

The Brady national advocacy group said Tuesday it's filing freedom-of-information requests for communications involving Douglas, Elko, Lyon and Nye county commissioners, and Eureka, Pershing and Nye county sheriffs.


County responds to gun control group's info request

ELKO -- Elko County on Tuesday received a request from the Brady gun control lobbying organization asking for copies of all communications and legal analyses regarding last month’s resolution declaring Elko a Second Amendment sanctuary county. County Attorney Tyler Ingram responded the same day with


Sheriff noncommital about enforcing new gun control law

Ouray County Sheriff Lance FitzGerald won't commit to enforcing a new state law designed to temporarily remove firearms from people deemed at high risk of harming themselves or others, saying he wants to research the issue further.


On 'GMA': 2020 hopeful Rep. Eric Swalwell wants movement on gun control, student loan debt

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., is the latest to launch a run for the White House, saying on ABC's "Good Morning America" that gun control and student loan debt will be key points of his agenda.


Stevie Wonder Calls for ‘Stronger Gun Laws’ After California Gun Control Fail

Singer Stevie Wonder stressed his belief that “we must have stronger gun laws” when he spoke at the memorial service for Nipsey Hussle on Thursday. He did not mention that the shooting death of Hussle took place in California, a state which arguably has the most stringent gun controls in the U.S.


20 years after Columbine shooting, little has been accomplished on gun control

The death toll is all too familiar, perhaps inevitable, at this point. Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut, 2012: 26 killed. Umpqua Community College, Oregon, 2015: nine killed.


Bill Straub: About those votes against Violence Against Women Act; NRA saw it as gun control

The He-Man Woman Haters Club, created by Alfalfa, Spanky and other members of the Little Rascals back in the 1930s, looks to be undergoing a surprising revival even though the boyish imps of the original incarnation have been displaced by the manful, masculine, manly men known as the Republicans in


Gun Control Campaign Offers a Hard-Hitting Walk Through Chicago's 'Most Dangerous Street'

FCB Chicago and the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence create installation highlighting the victims of gun crime. More than 30 people in Chicago were shot just two weekends ago, three of them fatally. The equivalent of a mass shooting occurs on a weekly basis, yet so many Chicagoans have beco


Prosecutor refuses to charge Pittsburgh mayor over gun control restrictions

The Allegheny County district attorney declined to approve charges against the mayor of Pittsburgh and six city council members on Friday after the city passed gun control legislation that some gun rights supporters have said violates Pennsylvania law.


12 years after Virginia Tech shooting, no federal gun control legislation has been enacted

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) -- Tuesday marks 12 years since a shooting at Virginia Tech left 32 people dead. At the time it was the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. Since the shooting, no federal gun control legislation has been enacted.


Heeee’s Baaack: Bill Clinton Peddles Gun Control on a Wish and a Lie

Proving there is no statute of limitations on political opportunism, this week former President Bill Clinton used the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the tragic school shooting in Littleton, Colo. to pen an op-ed pushing the modern gun control agenda. In doing so, Clinton adopted several of


Why Gabby Giffords Is Starting a Gun Control Group for Gun Owners

On Thursday, two days before the 20th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School, former Representative Gabrielle Giffords went to Minnesota to announce the creation of a gun safety advocacy group.


Gun control case study: A mass shooting, major reforms, then a political backlash

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper bills himself as the experienced, consensus-building Democrat in the 2020 presidential race, one who has successfully tackled divisive issues like gun control.


Gun rights advocates attempt to file complaints against Pittsburgh's new law

PITTSBURGH - Gun rights supporters were in and out of municipal court in a matter of minutes Friday morning after they were turned away by the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.


Oregon Cattlemen Opposed To Gun Control Bill

The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association urges its members to submit testimony in opposition to Oregon Senate Bill 978, an omnibus gun control package. The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association urges its members to submit testimony in opposition to Oregon Senate Bill 978, an omnibus gun control package, which wo


NRA has history of promoting gun rights outside US

The recent revelation that National Rifle Association representatives had met with Australian politicians to discuss talking points after a mass shooting generated outrage from various politicians.


Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

Thanks to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their state Senators in opposition, Senate Bill 978 has been sent to the Oregon Senate Committee on Rules instead of directly to the Senate floor for a vote. While in the Committee on Rules, however, the bill is likely to be amended


Democratic state senators reintroduce controversial gun control bills

Democratic state lawmakers are making another attempt to pass two controversial gun control proposals this year. The bills are seeking to ban assault style weapons and large capacity magazines. Similar bills failed to receive a floor vote last year. Senate Democrats say 2018 election wins show they


Broward man upset over gun control accused of threatening to kill Democratic presidential candidates

A Tamarac man upset over gun control is accused of threatening to kill prominent Democratic members of Congress, including two contenders for president. John Kless, 49, was arrested by federal authorities Friday.


Spanberger discusses healthcare, gun control, climate at Henrico town hall

Constituents often delivered prepared, three- or four-part questions, and U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger obliged with answers during her well-attended town hall meeting at J.R. Tucker High School April 18.