As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.
A U.S. senator from Connecticut has sent a letter to media mogul Rupert Murdoch asking that Fox network not broadcast Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.
Some residents of the Connecticut community devastated by December’s school shooting said they’re outraged over robocalls they’ve received from the National Rifle Association only three months after a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre challenged the national news media, saying that coverage of gun control is skewed against gun owners’ Constitutional rights.
The National Rifle Association is stepping up its lobbying efforts in Connecticut since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, helping to bus gun rights supporters to the state Capitol as legislative leaders try […]
The National Rifle Association is stepping up its lobbying efforts in Connecticut since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, helping to bus gun rights supporters to the state Capitol as legislative leaders try to craft a bipartisan response to the massacre.
President Barack Obama has unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
The president of the University of Rhode Island has issued a statement supporting the right of a professor to express his views after he called for the National Rifle Association CEO’s “head on a stick.”