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Trump faces NRA after his flirt with gun control

Back for a return engagement, President Donald Trump’s address to the National Rifle Association on Friday comes after he temporarily strayed from the group’s...

Marco Rubio’s hypocrisy on gun issues highlighted

It was one week after the fatal shootings at a Parkland, Florida, high school, and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was looking to show solidarity...

Past time to reduce guns in America

I've been a gun owner, hunter and sportsman for most of my life.  I grew up hunting, have expert weapons ratings and own a...

Gun control: A new civil rights?

Bernard Lafayette was all smiles as he watched his civil rights comrade John Lewis commandeer the floor of the U.S. House for an old-fashioned,...

Cracks in NRA’s iron grip on Congress

Even after the Orlando shooting slaughter, no one expects Congress to dramatically tighten firearms curbs. Yet a few modest election-year cracks have shown in...

Dem House sit-in doesn’t sway GOP leaders

Democrats carried a remarkable House floor sit-in into a second day, disrupting the business of Congress with demands for gun-control votes in an unruly...

NRA buys GOP votes to stop gun control

Among the Senate's most vulnerable Republicans, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey stood firmly with the powerful National Rifle Association on the latest ill-fated attempts at...

Gun control changes? Not likely

Democrats get their long-sought votes on gun control a week after the massacre in Orlando, Florida, but election-year politics and the powerful National Rifle...

Obama offers solace, wants gun control

Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans' security Thursday as a strong...

Filibuster on gun control in the Senate

A Democratic senator who mourned the loss of 20 children in his home state of Connecticut waged a roughly 15-hour filibuster into the early...