The gun lobby is preparing to fight gun control legislation they thought they had already defeated. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, says he’ll push again to get a background checks bill through the Senate.
From one point of view, the defeat of the background check bill in the U.S. Senate looks like a major victory for the NRA. But a closer look shows a very different political story than what we have been hearing.
In danger of losing congressional momentum, President Barack Obama is drawing attention to Colorado’s newly passed gun control laws as he applies public pressure on Congress to pass similar federal measures.
More than 100 people rallied on the steps of the state Capitol to show their support for the Second Amendment and their opposition to gun control measures.
The president of the National Rifle Association is calling many of the gun control proposals in the state Capitol “feel good measures.”
The head of the National Rifle Association was in Denver Thursday to meet with Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers.
After the recent mass shooting in a Connecticut, a Colorado woman who confronted and shot an armed gunman in 2007 in Colorado Springs says she supports putting a uniformed cop in schools.
The survivors and family members of victims of the Aurora theater shooting and Columbine High School shooting demanded a plan of action at the state Capitol on Friday.
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?