WASHINGTON -- Georgia's junior senator this morning said he's open to expanding background checks for gun sales, breaking from more than a dozen Republican colleagues who have vowed to block any gun control efforts.
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WASHINGTON — With President Obama’s gun-control agenda in jeopardy, Vice President Joe Biden today said it is “mind-boggling” that lawmakers would try to block debate on a gun bill and delivered an emotional call to action. Just hours after meeting privately with families of the...
(1 month and 8 days ago)
In Sunday's paper, I couldn't help noticing on the front page in very large, dark type the three separate items on gun control: "Connecticut mom drives gun control"; "Business leaders hear about gun m
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One of the great ironies of the gun control debate is that everyone who calls for gun control still wants a man with a gun protecting him.
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Legislation that would block people who are suspected of being dangerous from possessing a gun is expected to be introduced in Colorado, setting up the next major fight over gun control laws.
(1 month and 13 days ago)
Editor:The story "Student arrested in Texas college stabbing attack" (Reading Eagle, April 10) confirms that gun control has nothing to do with gun control.If the crazies running around our streets want to hurt or kill people, they will do it...
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With a filibuster threat in the air, the gun control debate takes a personal turn today on Capitol Hill as the families of the Newtown, Conn., shooting implore members of Congress to revive legislation that has stalled nearly four months after the slaying at Sandy Hook elementary school.
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President Obama said it is “unimaginable” that Congress would “defy” the American people by failing to pass a gun control package in an interview in which he also discussed the threat posed by North Korea.
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Democrats have brought gun control legislation to the Senate floor amid a threat from conservative Republican senators to use delaying tactics to prevent formal debate from even beginning.
(1 month and 10 days ago)
You might call it gun-control control. In an usual turn in the national conversation on gun control that has unfolded in the months since the tragic massacre in Newtown, Conn., several towns and communities across the U.S. are considering laws that actually require residents to own a gun.
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