Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Bill to Toughen Background Check Denial Laws

Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Chris Coons (D-DE) have introduced a bill that requires federal authorities to notify local law enforcement when someone prohibited from purchasing a firearm attempts to do so.  The NICS Denial Notification Act would alert state …

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Gun Legislation Stalls in Congress with Democrats Hoping for More Consequential Bills

Despite outcries from parents, students and lawmakers, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will not bring gun-control legislation to the floor of the Senate this week.  McConnell filed a motion to hold a procedural vote on banking reform, and after that …

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New Research Shows Firearms Purchased Without Background Checks closer to 13% than Previously-Thought 40%

Public outcry from parents, students and lawmakers is causing Congress to consider stricter gun laws such as expanding the nation’s background check system to include purchases made at gun shows and over the internet.

Proponents of expanded background checks have …

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NRA Officer Contends President Trump Doesn’t “Want Gun Control” After Meeting with Him

The Executive Director of the National Rifle Association’s legislative arm contended that neither the President nor the Vice President want gun control after meeting with them earlier this week.

Chris Cox, head of the organization’s lobbying unit, took to Twitter …

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President Trump Confuses Attendees with Calls for Expanded Background Checks, Comprehensive Gun-Control During White House Meeting

A meeting the President had on guns with members of Congress at the White House yesterday has left Democrats optimistic and Republican flummoxed, on what, if any legislative fixes Congress can pass to address gun violence.  The President flouted Republican …

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