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Gun Control Bills

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Democrat Calls For Bringing Back Gun Control Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said Sunday that he plans to press Senate Democratic leaders to take another crack at passing gun cont...

Suburbs Play Key Role In Gun Control Debate

AP | KEN THOMAS and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. -- In the emotional politics of gun control, the suburbs seem to be emerging as a new sphere of influence. The Senate's defeat last w...

Another State Takes Up Gun Control Measures

AP | LAUREN GAMBINO | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics

SALEM, Ore. -- A National Rifle Association representative, relatives of two people killed in a December mall shooting spree and others took part in a...

Cruz Blames Obama Admistration For Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) responded to President Barack Obama's latest call for action on gun control Thursday, launching criticism at the White House a...

Senators Scale Back Expectations For Obama On Gun Control

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

(Updating with Durbin on background check bill) By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, March 20 (Reuters) - Winning a crackdown o...

Senate Considers Next Steps On Gun Control

Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's prospects for winning near-universal background checks for gun purchases...

GOP Senator Warms To Gun Control Measures

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

* Iowa's Grassley warm to school security, anti-trafficking plans * For proposed ban on "assault" weapons, another hurdle ...

Lawmakers Get Violent Emails Over Gun Control

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 03.02.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The weekend after a heated debate over gun control, Colorado state Rep. Rhonda Fields was flooded with emails, including some she later told...

Senate Committee Delays Gun Bills

AP | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee postponed its work Thursday on writing bills curbing guns, probably until next week. ...

Gun Control Move Suggests Strategic Dem Play

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

* Proposals broken into four bills to improve odds for some * Strategy suggests ban on assault weapons unlikely to pass ...

John Rudolf

New Gun Control Bills Flood Statehouses Post-Sandy Hook

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

New gun control bills are flooding into state legislatures around the country, among the clearest signs that the shooting deaths of 20 children and si...

Sam Stein

Democrats Will Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban On First Day Of Next Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats will introduce legislation to ban the production of high-capacity magazines on the first day of the next congressional s...

Sam Stein

Democrats Push On New Gun Control Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats say they've seen a groundswell of support within their caucus for legislation that would prohibit the manufacturing of h...