What Are 'Assault Weapons'?In the wake of last week's school shooting in Florida, some students and parents want a ban on assault weapons.
Trump Endorses Raising Minimum Age To 21 For More WeaponsPresident Donald Trump on Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain firearms and tighter background checks, saying "there's nothing more important than protecting our children," amid a public outcry for action after the Florida school shooting.
Senate Chairman: Gun Focus On Background ChecksThe Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says his focus in gun control legislation will be on expanded background checks, not banning assault weapons.
Accent Shooting Survivor Meets With ObamaIn Minneapolis Monday, President Obama made his case for new gun restrictions in the wake of a series of gun massacres, including the deadliest workplace shooting in Minneapolis history last year at Accent Signage.
Anoka County Gun Permit Numbers Soar Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control has been a big part of the political conversation in the country.
Esme's Blog: Gun Sales SoarAs lawmakers in Washington discuss how to keep guns out of the hands of disturbed individuals, gun sales are setting records the New York Times reports.
Nolan On Assault Weapons Ban: It’s ‘Common Sense’Debt and deficit will dominate the start of this new term in Congress. But in the meantime, many in Washington are also pushing for laws to make this country safer, with a focus on gun laws.