Where 2020 Democrats agree on gun violence policies — and where they don’t

Where 2020 Democrats agree on gun violence policies — and where they don’t

JUDY WOODRUFF: After the most recent back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democrats, including the party’s presidential candidates, renewed their calls for changes to gun laws. Amna Nawaz has more on where the candidates stand. AMNA NAWAZ: Many of the 2020 candidates spent the day at a forum in Las Vegas, explaining how Read more about Where 2020 Democrats agree on gun violence policies — and where they don’t[…]

What Should We Do About Guns?

What Should We Do About Guns?

The next time you hear a politician call for “common sense gun control,” listen for the details. You are likely to be treated to a torrent of platitudes about assault weapons, gun show sales and other half-measures. These sorts of proposals are rooted in a theory of gun control that has been around since the Read more about What Should We Do About Guns?[…]

‘We’re at a tipping point’ on gun violence, says group of American CEOs

‘We’re at a tipping point’ on gun violence, says group of American CEOs

AMNA NAWAZ: As Congress heads back to work following a string of deadly mass shootings this summer, pressure is building on lawmakers to pass meaningful legislation that could reduce gun violence in this country. Today, a number of corporate leaders and CEOs added their voices to the debate with a new campaign that’s directed at Read more about ‘We’re at a tipping point’ on gun violence, says group of American CEOs[…]

What Trump has said about expanding gun background checks

What Trump has said about expanding gun background checks

-You can’t touch the Second Amendment, and we have so many checks and balances right now, and the federal government does a horrible job. They don’t use them properly. We’re going to be very strong on background checks. We certainly have to strengthen background checks. Everybody agrees with that. We will act. Will do something. Read more about What Trump has said about expanding gun background checks[…]

NRA sues San Francisco over ‘domestic terrorist organization’ declaration

NRA sues San Francisco over ‘domestic terrorist organization’ declaration

The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against San Francisco Monday over the city’s recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a “domestic terrorist organization “The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the city and county of San Francisco and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors It Read more about NRA sues San Francisco over ‘domestic terrorist organization’ declaration[…]

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick ‘willing to take an arrow’ in bucking NRA on background checks

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick ‘willing to take an arrow’ in bucking NRA on background checks

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Friday he is “willing to take an arrow” as he pushed back on the National Rifle Association and joined calls for strengthened background checks in the state in the wake of a number of mass shootings “When I talk to gun owners, NRA members and voters, people don’t understand Read more about Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick ‘willing to take an arrow’ in bucking NRA on background checks[…]

How the NRA hijacks gun control debates

How the NRA hijacks gun control debates

It’s from a CNN town hall on gun violence held just days after a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. On one side, you’ve got the parents, teachers, and students who survived the shooting, and on the other, you’ve got Dana Loesch, a spokeswoman for the NRA who’s famous for saying things Read more about How the NRA hijacks gun control debates[…]

“Ex-Gay, Ex-Trans” Activists Participate in DC “Freedom March”

“Ex-Gay, Ex-Trans” Activists Participate in DC “Freedom March”

Hallelujah! Thank you God! Hallelujah! Ge can rescue anybody. I believe some of you here today are still battling thoughts and temptations. God wants to deliver you from every yoke of bondage. He wants you to take every thought captive and lay aside every weight and the sin that does so easily entangle you. I Read more about “Ex-Gay, Ex-Trans” Activists Participate in DC “Freedom March”[…]

President Trump Walks Back Support For Gun Control

President Trump Walks Back Support For Gun Control

BRIDGET: PRESIDENT TRUMP APPEARS TO BE BACKING AWAY FROM SUPPORTING TOUGHER BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR GUN SALES…SAYING THAT MENTAL HEALTH IS THE KEY ISSUE BEHIND RECENT MASS SHOOTINGS… ABC KAREN TRAVERS HAS MORE. ” IT LOOKS LIKE A MAJOR WALK BACK FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP ON GUN LEGISLATION. PEOPLE DON’T REALIZE WE HAVE VERY STRONG BACKGROUND CHECKS Read more about President Trump Walks Back Support For Gun Control[…]

Gun control rallies

Gun control rallies

PRESSURE CONGRESS TO END RECESS EARLY AND PASS LEGISLATION REQUIRING BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ALL GUN SALES, IN EL PASO A BAN FOR ASSAULT RIFLES IS BEING CALLED. THE RALLY MARKED TWO WEEKS SINCE THE WALMART MASS SHOOTING. I WISH WE DID NOT HAVE TO BE HERE FOR THIS PURPOSE. I WISH THAT CONGRESS WOULD HAVE Read more about Gun control rallies[…]