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Has the NRA gone too far?

The election of President Donald Trump and Republican control of Congress meant the National Rifle Association could probably rest easy that gun laws wouldn’t...

More fights over guns planned

Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to...

Time to do something about guns

I removed and delivered for destruction or non-violent use certain weapons in my house that are not primarily needed for self-defense or hunting. An AR-15...

Obama now says NRA is lying

President Barack Obama mocked conspiracy theorists and tore into the National Rifle Association for pushing "imaginary fiction," as he described his plans to tighten...

Congressional limits on guns? Don’t bet on it

This week's slaughter of nine people in a South Carolina church left prospects that Congress will curb guns right where they've been for years...

For most GOP candidates, NRA bash is a love-fest

The parade of potential Republican presidential candidates speaking at the National Rifle Association's annual convention isn't one to make waves with the powerful gun-rights...

Congress renews undectable gun law last at last minute

Congress' easy renewal of an expiring ban on undetectable plastic guns belies the larger reality that one year after the horrific school shooting in...

NRA says answer is to get ‘homicidal maniacs” off streets

Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the...

Navy Yard massacre brings back talk of gun control

A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation's capital has reignited talk about guns, but it's uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a...

Illinois governor vetoes part of state’s new concealed carry law

Illinois governor Pat Quinn on Tuesday vetoed parts of a gun bill that would have allowed people to carry more than one gun, carry...