For four years, a Dartmouth student had been relentlessly stalked by an older man. The legal system couldn't protect her, so she wanted permission to carry a gun on campus. One year after becoming a gun-rights poster girl, Taylor Woolrich tells her story.
A grand total of zero mass shootings in 19 years.
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Shaneen Allen, a black single mother from Philadelphia, got a raw deal from police and prosecutors. But her biggest champions came not from the political left, but the right.
Observers on all sides of the gun rights argument are scratching their heads after the failure of an ATF plan to ban bullets for AR-15s.
A new "framework" issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms would effectively ban the sale and importation of so-called "green tip" AR-15 ammunition.
Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown blamed the NRA for a lack of a U.S. surgeon general, and Congressional Republicans for cuts to public services.
I grew up and raised my family in Newtown, Connecticut — and own guns. After 26 of my neighbors were massacred, I signed up to see how the organization that controls our gun debates works.
The National Rifle Association is walking back comments it made referring to a pro-gun group as "scary" and "downright weird."
When Michael Bloomberg announced he would spend $50 million on gun control this year, he said he hoped to make the National Rifle Association "afraid." This weekend, the Bloomberg-backed group Everytown for Gun Safety will help pay to send hundreds of anti-gun violence supporters to the NRA's annual convention in Indianapolis.
"My point is simple, more guns doesn't mean less crime as the NRA repeatedly tries to tell you -- it means more gun violence, more death, and more profits for the gun manufacturers," Morgan said in the final segment of his CNN show Piers Morgan Live.
The producer plans to tackle the National Rifle Association in a new movie starring Meryl Streep that he claims will make the gun rights organization "wish they weren’t alive." (UPDATED)
"This administration should get serious about prosecuting violent criminals who misuse guns and stop focusing its efforts on law-abiding gun owners," says NRA spokesperson Andrew Arulanandam.
Kessler said he doesn't regret anything he posted on YouTube.
The mayor's office says the chief is acting within his First Amendment right to express himself in his free time.
The groups reportedly didn't interact on the one-year anniversary of the theater shooting.
"It's a dead story," Zombie Industries CEO Roger Davis tells BuzzFeed. "Not intentional."
Months after Obama’s gun control push went down in flames, opponents and supporters of the effort agree that it reframed the conversation. Vice President Joe Biden will give a speech Tuesday celebrating the White House's efforts.
Powerful website puts faces on the background check vote failure.
Sarah Palin also a featured speaker at NRA's May 3rd "Leadership Forum."
"This legislation met [the] test," Obama says. "Too many Senators failed theirs."
With time running out for a deal, proponents hope extra time granted by attack will tilt the scales in their favor.
The bill now goes to Democratic Governor Dannel P. Malloy, who plans to sign it at noon on Thursday, Associated Press reports.
A fresh approach after school leaders balked.
“Shame on us if we’ve forgotten. I haven’t forgotten those kids. Shame on us if we’ve forgotten," Obama says.
Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper is also planning to sign a bill reviving user fees for gun purchasers needing background checks, Associated Press reports. Colorado charged $10 background-check fees more than a decade ago, but the fees were dropped.
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Advisers outline calculated effort to bring down NRA-backed candidates. A blueprint for more Bloomberg-financed elections to come.
"I happen to have some money, and that's what I'm gonna do with my money," said the New York City mayor.
The media puts a powerful gun lobby on the ropes for a weekend.
The NRA has a published list of its enemies, which includes over 200 celebrities.
Move over, Koch Brothers and the Tea Party: Liberals have a new villain-in-chief. Cornyn complains of "demonization."
"You must act. Be bold, be courageous. Americans are counting on you," Giffords tells lawmakers.
About a dozen gun enthusiasts yelled "Second Amendment!" and "Do not infringe on our rights!" at Neil Heslin, who called for an assault weapons ban during a legislative hearing.
"Barack Obama is saying that the only principled way to make children safe is to make lawful citizens less safe and violent criminals more safe," says LaPierre.
A sharp response as a gun control battle brews.
"[Load] your damn mags, make sure your rifle’s clean, pack a backpack with some food in it and get ready to fight." UPDATE: Tennessee has suspended his handgun carry permit.
Legislation may be dead, but both sides are getting increasingly nasty as decades-old 2nd Amendment fight flares anew.
The first holiday that's all about guns will take place a little over a month after Sandy Hook.
Once a third-rail issue for moderate Democrats, opposition to the NRA is suddenly en vogue.