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The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control. Wednesday's vote was a jarring blow to the drive to curb firearms sparked by December's massacre of...
Assignment ManagerSenator Tim Kaine says he will vote in favor of banning certain types of assault-style weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. In an editorial published Tuesday morning in the Norfolk Virginian Pilot newspaper, Kaine says he also supports...
The National Rifle Association will be the title sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas next month. NRA's sponsorship with Texas Motor Speedway was announced during the track's media day Monday. The April 13 race, the first scheduled night...
WDBJ7 ReporterA new Roanoke College poll sheds light on how people in Virginia feel about guns. Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson conducted the poll. he's no stranger to polling, but says it's been a while since he's asked about guns, and despite recent events,...
WDBJ7 ReporterOn Sunday night President Obama hinted that tragedies like the Connecticut school shootings can't happen anymore. With that, the gun control debate re-enters the American conversation. People on both sides of the debate agree with the president that...
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ReporterThe concern over stricter gun laws and a possible ban on assault weapons is causing a mad rush at gun shows. But those in attendance aren't just there for guns, they're taking classes so they can get a conceal carry permit. The Roanoke Valley Gun...
WDBJ7 ReporterPut more guns in schools. That's one of the National Rifle Association's answers to preventing tragedies like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Roanoke City Schools superintendent Rita Bishop says keeping students safe is her number one...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The works do seem to be "gummed up" on Capitol Hill. And President Barack Obama isn't the only one to say so. Yet despite years of hand-wringing in both parties, little progress has been made toward changing congressional rules on...
AP National WriterSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a wireless controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved — and disable it remotely. The technology, but not an actual...
— Grieving parents of children killed at a Connecticut elementary school gave haunting testimony about their lost sons Monday as they tried to persuade the Illinois Senate to approve a ban on the sale of high-capacity gun magazines in Illinois....
It's not often a Florida governor gets caught in the crossfire between gun enthusiasts and the National Rifle Association. Unfortunately, that's where Gov. Rick Scott finds himself, thanks to a reasonable gun-control bill awaiting his signature. HB 1355...
The Baltimore SunA hunter, a mother and a minister are featured in new advertisements touting Maryland's new gun law, which was signed last week and represents one of the nation's most sweeping pieces of gun-control legislation passed this year. The ads, released in...
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