National Rifle Association
The issue of gun control was again a hot topic on the Sunday morning news programs, more than a week after one of the worst mass school shootings in U.S. history.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn slammed the National Rifle Association’s suggestion on how to prevent further school shootings.
The most powerful gun lobby in the nation, the National Rifle Association, is thumbing its nose at calls for stricter gun control laws. Instead, it says Congress should put an armed guard in every school in America — right now.
One week after the mass shootings that killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school, the nation’s largest gun-rights lobby said the solution to preventing further attacks like the one in Newtown is not with gun control.
In the wake of the Newtown massacre, there are reports that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is negotiating new gun laws that could be voted on within days.
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.
Congressmen are questioning their positions, sporting goods stores are suspending sales and the White House is starting to list the kinds of measures President Barack Obama favors.
The National Rifle Association released its first statement Tuesday on the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre last week, expressing shock, sadness and heartbreak.
In a statement posted on its website, the NSSF said “Our hearts go out to the families of the victims of this horrible tragedy in our community.”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg lauded a decision in Michigan Wednesday that rejected a proposal to allow people to buy handguns without undergoing criminal background checks.
The shooting at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado has reignited the debate over gun control.
The National Rifle Association is targeting New York lawmakers with major campaign cash. The gun rights group is handing out more donations here than in any other state.
Frank Shea is a much decorated former NYPD homicide cop who’s seen his share of gun battles. Now he’s worried about being caught in yet another one, only this time it could be a shot he might not expect.
Schumer wants to require that all gun buyers to undergo a background check and broadly increase penalties against states that don’t contribute names to the national background-check system.
Bloomberg said the aim is to ensure that no one could mount a legal challenge to the tough New York gun laws on the books by claiming they were too restrictive.