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

by The Columbus Dispatch
June 12, 2019
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

by Juliegrace Brufke
February 27, 2019

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

by Associated Press
October 30, 2018

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,… 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

by FoxNews.com
February 3, 2017
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

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