About 50 people gathered at Presidio Park Wednesday morning wearing matching t-shirts and holding handmade signs to protest the failure by Congress to pass new legislation to what they believe are loopholes related to background checks in current gun registration laws.
In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.
Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011 in Tucson, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.
PHOENIX — Arizona lawmakers cannot give their residents the right to make their own guns and bullets without federal approval, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
WASHINGTON — Conservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to supporters of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether President Obama can push significant gun controls t…
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest side grocery store where she was nearly slain Jan. 8, 2011 to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.
Don’t listen to those who say President Obama’s bold plan to reduce gun violence — including an assault weapons ban — has no chance in Congress. I seem to recall that health care reform was deemed impossible, too. Until it happened.
The first and most important victory for advocates of sensible gun laws would, on almost any other matter, seem trivial. But when it comes to firearms, it’s huge: Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, attention to the issue has not waned and pressure for action has not diminished.
PHOENIX — In the wake of the Connecticut school shootings, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is proposing a plan to allow one educator in each school to carry a gun.
WASHINGTON — More than a dozen survivors and family members from the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage have outlined for Attorney General Eric Holder their campaign to stem gun violence.