Cornyn Proposing Gun Background Check BillSen. John Cornyn is introducing legislation that would reward states for sending information about residents with mental problems to the federal background check system for firearms purchasers.
Virginia Politician Defends Nude Bounty On Exotic Hunter, College CheerleaderA Virginia politician has offered $100,000 to anyone with nude photos or videos of Kendall Jones, the 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader who posted photos of her exotic kills in Africa.
NRA Rolls Back 'Open Carry' CriticismThe NRA has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing 'open carry' rallies in Texas in which gun rights advocates have brought assault rifles into public places.
Texas Gun Groups Threaten To Leave NRASeveral gun groups in Texas are threatening to pull out of the NRA after the association called them "weird" and "foolish" for bringing assault rifles into restaurants and businesses.
National Rifle Association Admonishes Local "Open Carry" GroupCalling them “weird,” “foolish,” and “attention hungry,” the National Rifle Association is blasting the pro-gun group Open Carry Texas for demonstrations that resulted in guns being banned from several restaurant chains.
Texas Gun Range Law Gets Tested In CourtAdam Morgan is suing to have his gun range reopened under an untested 2-year-old state law backed by the NRA, designed to prevent nuisance suits against gun ranges.
Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To HappenOver 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor's own home.
NRA Vendor Sells "Bleeding" Female Mannequin Target In TexasA company is selling a female zombie doll that bleeds fake blood when shot. The 'Alexa' doll is reportedly one in a range of life-size zombie mannequins sold by Zombie Industries, which displayed its products at last weekend's NRA convention in Houston.
Republicans Sound Off At NRA ConventionThe National Rifle Association held their annual meeting in Houston today. This year's theme is "Stand and Fight," and some politicians in attendance had plenty to say about it.
Texas Gov. Perry Urges Fight Against Gun ControlTexas Gov. Rick Perry says passing new gun control laws won't stop criminals and would only make law-abiding citizens easy targets by depriving them of weapons to defend themselves.
NRA Preparing For Start Of Annual Convention In Houston The NRA annual convention is about to get underway in Houston after the group spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in two states and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington.
Senate Votes Against Tighter Background Checks For Gun BuyersSenate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, refusing to tighten background checks on firearms buyers or ban assault weapons as they spurned the personal pleas of families of the victims of last winter's elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn.