A bill to increase the length of time authorities are given to process background checks for firearm purchases from 3 to 10 days could be dead on arrival in the Oregon Senate.
Every now and then, an advocate for gun control will express the desire to repeal the Second Amendment.
A measure that aims to shore up the nation’s firearms background check system is getting negative feedback from both gun control and gun rights groups.
The Mental Health and Safe Communities Act aims to fix the existing background check system without expanding it, said Texas Sen. John Cornyn.
Sen. Joe Uecker said many feel like access to the information violates permit holders’ Second Amendment rights, but Dennis Hetzel, with the Ohio Newspaper Association, argues that the First Amendment is just as important as the second.
A report detailing the methods used throughout CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program is expected to create a wave of backlash against Americans abroad.
The 2014 midterm elections are just around the corner, and so far forecasts are not indicating blue skies for the Democratic Party. On Nov. 4, it’s all about control of the United States Senate.
Although the bill had originally passed earlier this year in the Republican-dominated state house by an overwhelming 111-28 vote and the senate 21-7 vote, Gov. Jay Nixon halted the bill with a veto.
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst wants Iowa to give her a shot, so she…
While the #GotBalls? is more or less an attempt for a long shot candidate to get attention, it’s backed by a very sad and eye-opening story.