Politics Aug 31

A sign similar to what is to be placed in the Times Square "gun free zone" is seen after a news conference with New York Governor Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Eric Adams regarding new gun laws in New York, U.S., August 31, 2022. Photo by Brendan McDermid/REUTERS
Federal judge declines to put sweeping New York gun law on hold

New York City will begin posting signs proclaiming the iconic tourist destination Times Square as a "Gun Free Zone." Under a sweeping new state gun law that goes into effect Thursday, it would be one of scores of "sensitive" places…

Jul 29

House passes semi-automatic gun ban

The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootings ripping through communities.

Jun 24

The House sent President Joe Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades on Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists.