Articles Tagged 'Background Checks'
Toomey-Manchin background check measure faces obstacles
A Senate measure to expand background checks would seem headed for quick passage following the recent string of mass shootings and President Trump’s interest in… READ MORE
Trump ‘careful’ about legislation as he weighs gun options
President Trump hasn’t decided whether to support specific gun control legislation as he takes a broader look at reform options in the aftermath of mass… READ MORE
The gun control fight has started. Could turmoil at the NRA be a game-changer?
After each mass shooting in America, the nation relives a near-scripted clash: calls for stricter gun laws, pushback from pro-gun activists led by the National… READ MORE
Ohio voters in 2020 could vote on gun background checks and president at same time
Ohio voters might have the opportunity to decide whether to require background checks for gun purchases at the same time they vote for president in… READ MORE
House passes bill expanding background checks on gun sales
The House passed a bipartisan bill that would require all gun sellers to conduct background checks on firearm sales in a 240-190 vote on Wednesday.… READ MORE
Pelosi announces legislation to expand background checks on guns
On the eighth anniversary of the shooting of former Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other Democrats Tuesday announced a bill… READ MORE
Montana judge denies AG Fox’s motion to reopen gun lawsuit
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox’s latest bid to challenge the city of Missoula’s gun regulations has been denied.
The Missoulian reports that Missoula County District Judge Robert Deschamps ruled a second time in favor of the city, which in 2016 enacted an ordinance requiring background checks on all gun sales.
Fox had voided the ordinance, arguing… READ MORE
Cornyn: Trump told me he supports my ‘Fix NICS’ background check bill
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn on Friday said President Trump clarified to him Thursday evening that Mr. Trump supports Mr. Cornyn’s bill aimed at improving… READ MORE
Congress returns with bipartisan plans for tougher gun control laws
Congress appears to be settling on the outlines of consensus for action on stricter gun controls, with moves to strengthen the background check system and… READ MORE
House Republicans move to scrap Obama rule on gun background checks
The Republican-controlled House on Thursday took its first steps toward strengthening gun ownership under President Donald Trump, moving to scrap a requirement for background checks… READ MORE