SCOTUS take up gun case, though disputed law has changed

The Supreme Court is turning to gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, even though those who brought the case, New York City gun owners, already have won changes to the regulation they challenged.

U.S. Supreme Court to tackle gay rights, guns, abortion and Trump

The U.S. Supreme Court’s new term opens on Monday with the conservative majority in a position to take a more aggressive rightward turn on divisive issues including abortion, gay rights and gun control while also refereeing legal brawls involving President Donald Trump.

Trump promises action on gun violence after two mass shootings

President Trump said Sunday he will announce steps to stop gun violence, as top Democrats raced to blame him for fomenting two mass shootings this weekend in Texas and Ohio with a toxic stew of violence and white nationalism, and pressed him for quick action on gun control.

U.S. House approves expanded background checks for gun sales

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales to include firearm purchases at gun shows and over the internet, a measure likely to face Senate and White House opposition.

Judge issues temporary restraining order stopping release of 3D-printed gun

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday blocking a Texas organization from posting new online blueprints for 3D-printed guns, delivering a last-minute win to gun control backers who were worried about the implications of untraceable firearms being manufactured at home.

Massachusetts passes ‘red flag’ gun control law

Legal Massachusetts gun owners who act violently or suicidal could lose the right to their firearms for a year under a bill signed into law Tuesday by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker.

Florida House passes gun control, school safety bill

The Florida House on Wednesday passed a bill that includes some gun control measures and more public safety resources in response to the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a high school last month.

Trump and Congress move on guns after Florida

Many are hoping Congress will finally move on stalled gun control legislation in the wake of the latest deadly school shooting, but the effort on Capitol Hill still faces the same kinds of hurdles that have made it impossible for decades to pass measures that make significant changes to current gun laws.

Trump, NRA open to ban on ‘bump stocks’ for guns

President Trump and the National Rifle Association got behind the push for outlawing ‘bump stocks’ Thursday, giving rare momentum to gun control legislation in response to the Las Vegas massacre.

Senate will vote on gun control compromise bill

Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday they’ll soon bring a compromise gun control bill to the floor, after lawmakers defeated four partisan gun measures in response to the latest in a string of mass shootings.

Dems to push new gun law in wake of massacre

Senate Democrats will try to force a vote on legislation that would block people on a federal terror watch list from purchasing guns, in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting Sunday.

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