Rights Groups Object To Texas Superintendent's Threat To Punish Protesting StudentsCivil rights groups have warned a Texas school district superintendent that his threat to punish students who protest current gun laws may violate their constitutional free speech rights.
FedEx Bucks Corporate Trend, Sticks With NRAAnother company, FedEx, has become embroiled in an intensifying discussion about guns in the United States after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida.
Trump Says He's Willing To Buck NRA; Congress Not So Sure"You guys, half of you are so afraid of the NRA," the president said Monday at a meeting with the nation's governors. "There's nothing to be afraid of. And you know what? If they're not with you, we have to fight them every once in a while. That's OK."
About 100 Shepton High Students Walk Out In Support Of Gun Legislation The demonstration began at 12:20 p.m., shortly before the school’s block lunch, and ended by 1:10 p.m.
TCU Professor Says Public Should Take Florida School Shooting Survivors SeriouslyIn many instances the students have vehemently taken on politicians and pressed them on questions over lack of action on gun control.
District Will Suspend Kids Who Leave Class To Protest Florida Shooting - 'We Are Here For An Education And Not A Political Protest'"A school is a place to learn and grow educationally, emotionally and morally. A disruption will not be tolerated."
Trump Offers Support For Limited Effort On Background ChecksPresident Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.
White House: President Supports Improving Gun Background ChecksThe White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.
Pediatric Trauma Surgeon Fed Up With Treating Children For Gun WoundsThe hardest part for Dr. Faisel Qureshi, though, is seeing the families’ desperation and grief, often heart-wrenching scenes like the ones witnessed this week in Florida.
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.
Texas Massacre Seized On By Both Sides In Gun DebateGun-rights supporters have seized on the Texas church massacre as proof of the well-worn saying that the best answer to a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Gun-control advocates, meanwhile, say the tragedy shows once more that it is too easy to get a weapon in the U.S.
POTUS Trump: Gun Control May Have Caused More DeathsPresident Donald Trump says stricter gun control measures might have led to additional casualties during a mass shooting at a south Texas church.
'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.
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.