(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — Voters in a small Rhode Island town defeated an effort by gun rights activists Saturday to recall four sitting town councilors who had proposed changing the way gun permits are issued.
The rare recall election was prompted by gun rights supporters who said the four Exeter council members ignored their …
Learning lessons from the failed federal push
As the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting approaches, the vote deals yet another blow to advocates of stricter gun controls
Leading gun control advocate touts agreement to monitor show sales
A crash course in the gun debate, taught by the lobbying powerhouse that shapes it.
The NYC mayor has attacked vulnerable Democrats over gun control votes, possibly endangering the movement towards stricter federal gun control law.
There’s no place like home for Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) after they voted to kill the bill expanding gun background checks.
Stoned faced and curt, the President used unusually pointed words to criticize the 45 Senators, including four Democrats, who successfully defeated the bill…
“Sooner or later, we are going to get this right. The memories of these children demand it. And so do the American people.”
The NRA prevails in its fight with Obama
A bipartisan deal to expand background checks is struggling to muster the 60 votes required to clear the Senate.
I’m worried about what happens if the Congress passes the tepid but worthy background checks measure being debated this week.
Democrats overcome a gun-control filibuster, but their boasts belie the tough road ahead.