As the first week of the UN Arms Trade Treaty conference wraps up in New York, the president of the conference presents his latest draft proposal of the treaty, including the mandatory compilation of a national gun owner registry and regulation on ammunition.
Florida's latest report on crime and permits once again confirms Professor John Lott's contention that carrying concealed reduces violent crime. Voices opposed are becoming muted.
On the second day of the Arms Trade Treaty conference at the United Nations, several European nations pushed for further restrictions on the transfer of arms.
In the rush to issue ideas to stop mass shootings, both gun control groups and pro-gun groups backed plans that can be described as unconstitutional people control.
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.