Despite passage by both chambers, a bipartisan sportsmen’s package was stuck in committee quicksand where lawmakers left it at the end of the session.
Noted anti-gun lawmaker New York Sen. Chuck Schumer will lead Democrats in the Senate while California’s Dianne Feinstein was named ranking Dem on the Judiciary Committee.
A poll released this week by Gallup found the lowest support of a ban on firearms classified by some as “assault weapons” in the 20 years they have asked the question.
A group of moderate lawmakers from both parties joined forces last week to introduce a bill to bring increased scrutiny to those on certain watch lists when buying guns.
House Democrats wrapped up their 26-hour protest over gun violence Thursday after the body broke for vacation while the Senate took a cautious first step towards passing a compromise bill.
A group of moderate senators from both parties came together Tuesday to introduce a measure to the Senate to bring increased scrutiny to those on certain watch lists when buying guns.
It was all hands on deck Monday evening when a full 100-member Senate took roll calls on a set of gun control amendments only to see each one rejected in turn.
With a “We The People” petition to ban civilian ownership of the AR-15 gaining 180,000 signatures, the White House held a special call with Valerie Jarrett on Monday.
Short-cutting the normal legislative process, the upper chamber of Congress will vote on four recently added amendments to a Justice Department spending bill focusing on increased gun restrictions.
The U.S. House was the scene of parliamentary shenanigans Tuesday as a block of Democrats urged passage of a measure to prohibit gun sales to those on the no-fly list.