Obama Announces Executive Action To Address U.S. Gun Violence

The White House released Monday some details of a 10-measure plan that President Barack Obama will propose in a Tuesday address to tackle the issue of gun violence in the U.S. after a year of high-profile shooting across the country that left hundreds dead. Among other things, the plan – to be implemented using the […]

An officer stands guard near a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. A gunman opened fire at the clinic on Friday, authorities said, wounding multiple people. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

The White House released Monday some details of a 10-measure plan that President Barack Obama will propose in a Tuesday address to tackle the issue of gun violence in the U.S. after a year of high-profile shooting across the country that left hundreds dead. Among other things, the plan – to be implemented using the president’s executive

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Liberal Gun Owners Exist, But Most Aren’t Big Fans Of The NRA

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has surprised many on the left by supporting gun ownership, but he reflects the diversity of Second Amendment supporters.

A Colt M4 gun and a button that reads "I Vote - Proud Washington Gun Owner."

MINNEAPOLIS --- The popular modern image painted by the mainstream media of a gun owner is conservative, to say the least, and epithets like “gun nut” and “right-winger” often follow when guns are mentioned in many liberal outlets. The reality of gun ownership in America is more diverse, although the National Rifle Association isn’t promoting that

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FBI: Charleston Gunman Shouldn’t Have Been Able To Get Gun

The problem stemmed from an arrest of Dylann Roof in South Carolina weeks before the shooting in which police say he admitted to possessing illegal drugs.

WASHINGTON — The gunman charged in the Charleston, South Carolina, church massacre should not been allowed to purchase the weapon used in the attack, FBI Director James Comey said Friday as he outlined a series of missed opportunities and incomplete paperwork that allowed the transaction to take place. The problem stemmed from an arrest of

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Ohio Prosecutor Sends Out Letters Warning Residents About Legal Gun Protest Against Police Brutality

The armed-rally in Mt. Vernon was organized by a group of local citizens after the suspicious death of a 33 year old man in the local jail.

AP Photo/Steve Ueckert Knox County Prosecutor Chip McConville (Contact: [email protected] and (740) 393-6720) from Mt. Vernon, Ohio recently decided that it was completely appropriate for his office to notify local residents and businesses about an upcoming pro-gun rally and warn residents to avoid the area where the rally was to take

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More African-Americans Support Carrying Legal Guns For Self-Defense

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 54 percent of blacks now see gun ownership as a good thing, something more likely to protect than harm. That’s up from 29 percent just two years ago.

Hank Johnson

When James Craig was a young man in the 1970s, he says law-abiding people wouldn't dream of carrying guns. But then he left town to pursue a career in policing. In the years he was gone, Michigan liberalized its gun laws, making it easier for people to get concealed-carry permits. When he came back to become Detroit's police chief in 2013, he

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Washington Voters Stand Up To NRA … And May Just Win

Gun battle in Washington over competing ballot measures while NRA dumps millions into other races nationwide.

Hank Johnson

On the eve of the 2014 midterm elections, voters in Washington state appear poised to make history—despite spending by the nation's powerful gun lobby—in passing by popular vote an initiative that will strengthen gun control measures across the state. Initiative 594 goes where lawmakers thus far have refused to dare by mandating that background

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