House Panel To Weigh Bill Expanding Gun RightsThe Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a National Rifle Association-supported bill that would allow a gun owner with a state-issued concealed carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.
Is Gun-Maker Liable For Newtown? Court Takes Up The CaseAn attorney is asking the high court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against the Remington Arms Company. He said their AR-15-style firearms are designed as military killing machines and are too dangerous for the public.
'Murder Insurance' Or Protection In Self-Defense Cases?The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence.
Gun-Control Group Sues 'Bump Stock' Makers, SellersOne of the nation's leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of "bump stocks."
NRA Opposes Full Ban On 'Bump Stocks' Used By Vegas GunmanThe National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on "bump stocks" like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire guns, stressing its support for more limited regulations.
White House, NRA, Congress Agree On Regulating Bump StocksThe National Rifle Association announced its support Thursday for regulating "bump stocks," devices that can effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons and that were apparently used in the Las Vegas massacre to lethal effect.
GOP Leader Says NRA-Backed Bill Shelved IndefinitelySpeaker Paul Ryan said there's no plan for the House to act soon on an NRA-backed bill to ease regulations on gun silencers. A House panel had backed the bill last month.
Dems Push For Gun Safety Bills; GOP Legislation In LimboDemocrats are renewing calls for gun safety legislation after Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but their pleas are falling on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress.
Abbott Signs Law Making Texas Gun Fees Lowest In U.S.Gov. Greg Abbott visited a gun range on Friday to sign a law that reduces the fee for a license to carry a handgun in Texas to the lowest in the nation. Abbott then took target practice.
After Girlfriend's On-Air Killing, Anchorman Makes Drastic Life ChangeThe tipping point for Chris Hurst came while reporting on a shooting at a rail car factory. When the camera turned off, he wept. Just more than a year earlier, the reporter's girlfriend was gunned down on live TV.
Senate Votes To Block Rule On Guns And Mentally ImpairedThe Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
Deputies Arrest Man For Kiddie Porn Possession, Find Weapons CacheDeputies in Navarro County arrested a 79-year-old man for possession of child pornography and found a cache of weapons and ammunition at his home.