The NRA, of course, has taken the lead in advancing the twisted idea that the Second Amendment protects to the rights of individuals to go to war with their own government.
I'm not black. I'm Asian American. But late at night, in a certain slant of light, I'm just a spook, a boogey man, a creep. I could see how a wary homeowner in hunting country could over-react to a stranger at the door.
Talk to anyone in law enforcement and they'll tell you that gun violence, like all violence, is best controlled in and by the local communities where it takes place. Sunnyvale could be an isolated incident but it also might be the beginning of a new trend.
Yesterday's gubernatorial election in Virginia was a remarkable setback for the Virginia-based National Rifle Association. McAuliffe had an "F" rating from the NRA, compared to Cuccinelli's "A" rating. And yet, even in a state with a lot of pro-gun voters, McAuliffe emerged victorious.
By focusing on legislation designed solely to increase firearm ownership and industry profits, Sen. Richard is flagrantly ignoring gun violence victims without regard to anyone's safety.
One of the biggest ironies of the government shutdown was that the GOP -- and particularly the tea party -- usually hail themselves as defenders of th...
America's love affair with guns has now reached a zenith (or a nadir, depending on how you look at it), wherein no amount of carnage seems to be able to change our basic fondness for owning guns.
Did you hear the one about the people awaiting flights on a Friday morning having to flee for their lives from a deranged guy with a gun? Or how about...
Gun violence is a problem that needs to be addressed. But it should not come at the cost of alienating people who support a legally recognized and Constitutionally protected activity.
The bill, S.54, would establish specific offenses to prohibit and punish straw purchasing of firearms; would create a federal statute to criminalize gun trafficking and those who conspire to traffic or organize straw purchases.
Websites must stop enabling the sale of guns without background checks. Doing so, they can and will save countless lives and prevent more tragedies from happening.
The possibility that a stolen gun will result in the owner being identified and being held responsible for negligence is a strong incentive to improve storage practices.
Before Domestic Violence Awareness Month is over, at least 20 more women, and some of their kids, will be fatally shot by abusers. Cause of death: lack of action in Congress.
Thousands of federal employees returned to work this morning as the 2013 #GovernmentShutdown ended. With the damage left by the tea party, a small f...
Well, it turns out that the unofficial mantra of the National Rifle Association (NRA) carries a degree of validity. Guns don't shoot and kill people. Dogs do.
I can't quite shake the magnitude of what happened between these two boys. I have empathy for both of them because I realize that extreme actions are byproducts of extreme longing.