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Illinois expands background checks on all gun purchases

Illinois expands background checks on all gun purchases

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a gun-control measure into law on Sunday that expands background checks to cover all firearms purchases in the state, closing what he said was a…

Senator confronted over vote against gun background checks

Senator confronted over vote against gun background checks

A woman whose mother was killed in last year’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn., confronted Sen. Kelly Ayotte Tuesday during the senator’s first public appearance in New Hampshire since voting…

Obama will use power of Presidency to expand background checks on guns

Blocked by Congress from expanding gun sale background checks, President Barack Obama is turning to actions within his own power to keep people from buying a gun who are prohibited…

What now for gun control?

The impassioned push for new gun laws, born from the slaughter of schoolchildren, has collided with the marble-hard realities of Congress. Just persuading the Senate to debate tougher laws was…

Biden heads to Virginia to push gun-control

Biden heads to Virginia to push gun-control

Vice President Joe Biden is taking the White House’s campaign for gun control on the road to Virginia. Biden plans a roundtable discussion Friday in Richmond with experts who worked…