Former Senator Santorum: Kids Should Learn CPR, Stop Bullying Instead of Protesting for Stricter Gun Laws

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum criticized protesters who took part in the March For Our Lives demonstration for gun control for not taking enough personal action to solve the problem of gun violence.

“How about kids instead of looking to …

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hints at Major Gun-Control Push by Capitol Hill Democrats in Late Spring Through the Election

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said today that Democrats will be making a major push on gun control this spring and warned lawmakers in Congress that they planned to make it a major issue in the upcoming elections.

“We’re going to …

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Submits Notice to Ban the Gun Accessory Known as the Bump Stock

The Department of Justice has submitted a notice to the Office of Management and Budget to expand the definition of “machinegun” to include any gun outfitted with “bump stocks.”  President Trump had pledged to make the accessory illegal in the …

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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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