Wednesday's shooting at a congressional baseball practice marked the first high-profile test of Trump-era gun politics: Republican control of Congress and the White House has all but eliminated talk of tightening federal gun laws.
By Steve Peoples and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
Donald Trump's campaign is saying the Republican nominee was touting the "amazing spirit" of Second Amendment supporters when he suggested they "could do" something to prevent Hillary Clinton as president from overturning the right to bear arms.
By Associated Press
CLEVELAND — Several hundred Donald Trump supporters and opponents held rallies a half-mile apart as the four-day Republican National Convention opened on a hot and sticky Monday with police on edge in this summer of violence.
By Michael Hill and Mark Gillispie, Associated Press
In a 7-4 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco overturned a 2014 decision in a lawsuit against a San Diego County sheriff who had denied concealed weapons permits to some applicants. Instead, the court said…
By Laura Santhanam
By Sergio Bustos, Associated Press
Donald Trump's gun policies are "not just way out there" but "dangerous" and would make America less safe, Hillary Clinton said Saturday.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Trump called the endorsement a "fantastic honor" and said he would not let NRA members down.
By Associated Press
Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush and other Republicans declared their opposition to stiffer gun laws Friday in the aftermath of the Oregon college mass shooting.
By Sheila V Kumar, Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all gun sales in the state made it through the Legislature on Monday, overcoming obstacles that stymied two previous attempts to pass similar laws.
By Rachel La Corte, Associated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales. One is seeking universal checks for all sales and transfers, including private transactions. The…
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