The new campaign, Everytown for Gun Safety, will be about targeting political dollars. Candidates who support stronger gun laws will receive money.
Enfield Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said each retired officer has decades of police experience and was given a physical and psychological exam before being hired as school security.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
After the failure to pass gun control reform in the U.S. Senate last week, you might think the issue is dead on Capitol Hill. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says you should think again.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg ripped the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a bipartisan effort to expand background checks. The measure was defeated on Wednesday, failing to garner the 60 votes necessary to block a Republican-led filibuster.
Today we’re focusing on background checks for gun buyers. Are they really in a government registry? If not, would a government registry be created? If not, why not?
The scorecard will incorporate committee and floor votes, bill co-sponsorships, public statements and other sources.
A National Rifle Association released the results of its sponsored study on gun violence in schools on Tuesday.
The group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg also organized Thursday’s “National Day To Demand Action” against gun violence.
The annoyance of a telemarketer’s phone call has quickly turned to dismay in Newtown. The controversial calls were made by the National Rifle Association.
The gloves were off as Bloomberg sparred with National Rifle Association chief executive officer and executive vice president Wayne LaPierre as the U.S. Senate gears up for debate on the highly contentious issue.
Don’t you remember the heartbreak of the Newton massacre? That was the message delivered to Washington lawmakers by parents who lost their children on that bleak morning 97 days ago.
John Hohenwarter, an NRA state liaison, said the group decided to help organize the “lobby day” because there’s an accumulation of “made-for-TV lawmaking, not good policy.”
The 30-second spot by Mayors Against Illegal Guns will air in the Washington area during the third quarter of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg didn’t waste any time introducing a measure that would limit ammunition magazines to hold ten bullets. Tuesday was the first day in the 113th Congress that bills could be introduced. A companion measure was also introduced in the House by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy and has 48 co-sponsors.