President Trump continues to be pressured by Democrats to take up universal background check legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke with the president about the matter Sunday.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pushing back on a declaration, which labels the group a “domestic terrorist organization.” The NRA filed a lawsuit Monday, challenging the declaration filed by the city of San Francisco. The gun rights advocacy group is claiming it violates their First Amendment rights of free speech.
Congress is poised to consider a slew of hot topic legislation as they return to the nation’s capitol, following a six week recess. Lawmakers will begin talks on an array of issues, including gun control, spending and trade.
A leading gun rights advocate has warned upcoming legislation in Congress could threaten Second Amendment rights. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.
El Paso residents are flocking to the gun range, following a mass shooting at a local Wal-mart that left 22 people dead.
Firearms have taken center stage in public conversation, and now they are set to make an appearance before the Supreme Court. One America’s Dana Alexa breaks down those upcoming cases.
As blame is assigned to the cause of mass shootings in forms such as mental illness, guns, video games and the internet, some are saying the crumbling of the family unit is a factor and women are the solution. President Trump recently signed an overlooked act addressing just that. One America’s Chanel Rion reports.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has shut down rumors that he will call the upper chamber back into session to address gun legislation. In an interview Thursday, he argued if the Senate came back before September 9th then lawmakers would use that time to score “political points.”
As Democrats call for more restrictions on gun rights, a leading scholar on the relationship between firearms and crime says none of the proposed restrictions will make Americans safer. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.