Senators unveil deal on gun sales background check

Two pivotal senators have announced a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more gun buyers…

Connecticut now has some of the toughest laws in the country

A gun control group says Connecticut is joining states like California, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts in having the country’s strongest gun control laws…

Mementos to be used to build permanent memorial

All of the countless mementos that are arriving in Newtown, Conn., paying tribute to the 20 children and six adults killed at an elementary school, will be used to make a permanent memorial…

NRA wants armed officers in schools

The most powerful gun-rights lobby in the U.S. says it wants to address gun violence by having an armed police officer in every school in the country…

Rush to purchase armored backpacks and gun sales

firearms enthusiasts across the U.S. are stocking up on semi-automatic rifles in anticipation of tighter gun control measures as President Barack Obama demands “real action, right now.”

Obama wants curbs on gun violence

President Barack Obama is asking a team led by Vice President Joe Biden to offer “concrete proposals” to curb gun violence no later than January…

Some Republicans say gun control should be debated

Some Republicans now say they’re willing to discuss the politically treacherous issue of gun control, along with mental health issues and violent video games…