Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced on Monday that he would drop from consideration both Sen. Charles Schumer's background check bill and Sen. Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons ban, saying he didn't have the votes.
After seeing a photo of an 11-year old boy holding a rifle on Facebook, New Jersey police and Department of Children and Families officials raided the home of the boy’s father, Shawn Moore, a firearms instructor. Moore was not arrested or charged, but immediately sought the counsel of his lawyer.
In a statement posted on the State Department website on March 15, Secretary of State John Kerry expressed U.S. support for the UN Arms Trade Treaty.
The UN conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) has begun in New York City. Officials encourage all member states to impose stricter gun laws.
Two county sheriffs in Colorado have vowed not to enforce the bills that Governor John Hickenlooper is about to sign into law, saying that they are unenforceable and merely "feel-good, knee-jerk" laws that won't reduce crime in the state.
A controversial state gun-confiscation program in California, which relies on weapons registration records to seize legal firearms from individuals deemed to be “prohibited” by politicians, is now being touted by officials, lawmakers, and anti-gun rights zealots.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz's question to California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Second Amendment in a March 14 hearing forced MSNBC hosts into conniptions, with Joe Scarborough saying that Cruz had made “willfully ignorant” statements and Rachel Maddow claiming Cruz had been “patronizing” to Feinstein as a woman.
An exchange between Senators Ted Cruz and Diane Feinstein about the latter's gun control bill presented an opportunity for all to learn an important lesson about the Constitution and the rights of the people including the right to keep and bear arms.
By a party line vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senator Dianne Feinstein's "assault weapons" ban on Thursday.
By a vote of 94-29, the Kansas House of Representatives approved House Bill 2199, the Second Amendment Protection Act, which would nullify any new federal restrictions — passed either by Congress, presidential executive order, agency order, rule, or regulation — on firearms, magazines, and ammunition.