Speaker Ryan: House Will Vote On GOP Proposal Aimed At Keeping Suspected Terrorists From Obtaining FirearmsHouse Speaker Paul Ryan has told Republican lawmakers that the House will vote next week on legislation aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from getting guns.
Democrats End 25-Hour Sit-In Protest To Demand House Gun VotesWith just a few interruptions, Democrats commanded the House floor since late Wednesday morning and the protest was broadcast live to the world over social media.
Democrats Stage Sit-In On House Floor Over Gun Control, Plan For Long NightHouse Democrats are staging a sit-down protest, seeking a vote on gun control measures following the Orlando nightclub shooting.
Democratic Senators Sent Snacks To Their Colleagues During House Gun Control Sit-InPreparing for a long night on the House floor, Democratic representatives were sent some goodies from their fellow colleagues from the Senate.
Viral Photo Sparks Debate On Young Children Practicing Gun Drills In SchoolThe internet is buzzing after a mother captured a photo of her little girl seemingly being goofy, only to realize she was actually practicing a security drill she learned in school.
Divided Senate Blocks Gun Proposals Following Orlando Mass ShootingA divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns on Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in gridlock anyway -- even over restricting firearms for terrorists.
Senate Votes Won't End Election-Year Stalemate On GunsDemocrats are expected to vote Monday to block two Republican amendments, saying they don't do enough. Republicans are expected to block two Democratic amendments, saying they threaten the rights of gun owners.
Schumer To Supporters: Call On Lawmakers For 'Common-Sense Gun Control'U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) addressed onlookers at his news conference in Herald Square Sunday, urging them to do their part in getting what he called common-sense gun safety laws passed.
Democratic Senator Wages Nearly 15-Hour Filibuster On Gun ControlAs compromise on the gun issue remained improbable, Sen. Chris Murphy stood on the Senate floor vowing to remain there "until we get some signal, some sign that we can come together.''
'Enough': Conn. Lawmaker Filibusters Senate; Demands Gun Control Vote In Wake Of Orlando AttackSen. Chris Murphy is holding up action in the Senate floor, demanding that Republicans allow votes on those measures.
The Longest Filibusters In U.S. HistorySen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., has been filibustering on the Senate floor since 11:21 a.m. about Congress not taking action on gun control measures.
Gun Debate Revolves Around 27 Important WordsIf there's one thing Republicans and Democrats can agree on when it comes to guns, it's their proclaimed respect for the Second Amendment but there's the trickier matter of what they think those 27 words mean.