National Rifle Association
Mar 21, 2013 18:45 EDT
The White House will keep pushing for tough gun ownership laws despite little support in Congress, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday, as fellow Democrats vowed to introduce a bill to halt violence.
Mar 20, 2013 05:45 EDT
A proposed ban on assault weapons like the one used in an elementary school massacre last year has been removed from a broader gun control package, with Democrats conceding it would not get through Congress.
Mar 18, 2013 15:56 EDT
UN leader Ban Ki-moon led international appeals Monday for the major powers to reach a compromise on a landmark conventional arms trade treaty as final negotiations started.
Mar 18, 2013 15:18 EDT
UN leader Ban Ki-moon led international appeals Monday for the major powers to make concessions to agree on a landmark conventional arms trade treaty as final negotiations started.
Mar 16, 2013 16:05 EDT
Two floors below CPAC's political headliners lies the more colorful corner of the conservative conference, a bustling retreat where bumper-sticker philosophy and youthful grassroots activism rule.
Mar 15, 2013 12:56 EDT
The unflinching head of the US firearm lobby blasted the "sheer madness" of anti-gun elites in a rant Friday, accusing them of denigrating law-abiding Americans instead of tackling gun violence.
Mar 09, 2013 14:13 EST
Three months after Newtown, the prospects for President Barack Obama's ambitious gun control measures have dimmed, as hopes for expanded background checks clash with stubborn political realities.
Mar 08, 2013 14:47 EST
Armed 'sentinels' could soon be walking the halls of South Dakota elementary and high schools after the largely rural state's governor signed a controversial bill into law Friday.
Mar 07, 2013 19:20 EST
A US Senate panel approved legislation Thursday that makes gun trafficking a federal crime, but bills banning assault weapons and expanding background checks to nearly all gun buyers face a tougher battle.
Mar 06, 2013 19:42 EST
Republicans teamed up with Democrats Wednesday to introduce gun control legislation in the US Senate that aims to keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill.
Mar 04, 2013 15:38 EST
The National Rifle Association (NRA), the largest American gun lobbyist group, will sponsor the top-flight US stock car series race in Texas on April 13, event organizers announced on Monday.
Feb 21, 2013 16:24 EST
Just miles from the site of the Newtown school massacre, Vice President Joe Biden warned Thursday that US politicians would pay a price if they refuse to back measures to stem gun violence.
Feb 19, 2013 16:44 EST
Vice President Joe Biden told Americans Tuesday that a few blasts of a shotgun should be ample for self defense, as he pushed White House gun reform plans.
Feb 15, 2013 17:41 EST
US President Barack Obama on Friday returned to his hometown of Chicago to bemoan the epidemic of murderous gun violence that took 443 lives in the city last year.
Feb 13, 2013 11:25 EST
As promised, rocker and gun enthusiast Ted Nugent was on his best behavior at President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, but he let loose with some colorful criticism afterward.
Feb 11, 2013 17:20 EST
Joining the White House in its demand for tougher gun laws, two dozen US lawmakers will host gun violence victims and relatives Tuesday at President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech.
Feb 05, 2013 18:50 EST
Lawmakers from both parties unveiled a bill Tuesday cracking down on "straw purchasers" who traffic firearms to criminals, the first in a series of new gun control measures expected in Congress.
Feb 05, 2013 18:20 EST
The endgame of the US gun control debate is coming into focus, with a consensus forming around steps likely to fall short of the sweeping reform vision favored by President Barack Obama.
Feb 05, 2013 06:53 EST
A five-year-old boy held hostage in an underground Alabama bunker for almost a week was rescued Monday in a raid that left the kidnapper dead, authorities said.
Feb 05, 2013 03:21 EST
A 5-year-old boy held hostage in an underground Alabama bunker for almost a week was rescued Monday in a raid that left the kidnapper dead, authorities said.