Gun Control Fodder ? After his attempted Murder, US Representative Steve Scalise still OPPOSES more Gun Control

Gun Control Fodder ? After his attempted Murder, US Representative Steve Scalise still OPPOSES more Gun Control

WASHINGTON — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who is still recovering from his wounds after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress in June, told Chuck Todd in an exclusive …
Will the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history change the debate over gun rights? Over the roar of the guitar, the gunfire erupted. At first the country-music fans at the Route 91 Harvest …
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Like characters in a video game, Valerie Fowler and Kaitlyn Roll were among the targets of the …
“I didn’t know if there was one shooter or five shooters,” he said. “You’re huddling under this bleacher. You’re hearing people screaming and crying and with blood on their faces. You think, all I have is my cellphone and I’m in flip-flops. I’m totally defenseless.”
“If I had a gun on me, I would have felt more safe,” Fowler remembers telling Roll, one of her old high school friends from Santa Rosa, as they sat on the couch of their Las Vegas rental the next morning, watching the news replaying the traumatic footage.
In the hours after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, when a man alone in a hotel suite sprayed gunfire on 22,000 concertgoers 32 floors below, leaving 58 dead and injuring almost 500, …
When a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers from his Las Vegas hotel room on Sunday night, he used guns and ammunition that appear to have been purchased legally. The attack left 58 people …
RENO, Nevada — Less than a week after a gunman mowed down 58 people halfway across the state, …
“The investigation into the tragedy in Las Vegas this week has sparked a larger debate in America between people who want common sense gun control, and people who are wrong,” “SNL’s” Colin …
The National Rifle Association on Thursday called on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to review whether “bump stocks” — similar to the devices used in Sunday’s Las Vegas …
A bump stock device, (left) that fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed Photo by …
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It’s a month before the November election, and I’m sitting pretty. Unopposed in my bid for the Alleghany County Board of Supervisors, I have nothing to prove but my basic competence and willingness to …

The ongoing gun control debate was reignited after Sunday’s deadly attack in Las Vegas. Robyn Thomas, the executive director of the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, joins CBSN with more on …
Re: “Guns kill people,” by Jack Molad, Wednesday Letters. Molad states, “We shouldn’t be selling that which can harm and kill people.” That means we will have to stop selling automobiles, because people …
It looks like a stunning breakthrough in a long-paralyzed debate. A bipartisan bill has been introduced. The White House appears to be on board. Even the National Rifle Association agrees that something …

October 7, 2017, 7:41 AM | Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock used a bump stock attachment to turn his rifles into virtual machine guns. The National Rifle Association now says it’s open to the idea of …

Gun homicides have become a common cause of death in the US. But the federal government still does not fund research into gun control. The state of California is looking to change that. Al Jazeera’s …
Andrew Leigh is a member of the Australian Parliament and a former professor of economics at the Australian National University. Australia experienced its deadliest mass shooting in 1996 after Martin …
What happened in Las Vegas could easily happen in North Carolina. The country needs better gun laws that reduce the sale of weapons that automatically fire hundreds of rounds per minute. A proposed bill …

Linda Sanchez, the highest-ranking House Democrat, said Thursday “it’s time” for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her team to step down and make way for the next generation. Momentum …
Since Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, we have received more than 300 letters to the editor on the massacre. All but a small handful of those letters focus on gun control, the preponderance of which …
FOLLOWING the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the response from many on the left was predictable — gun controlgun controlgun control. What’s dispiriting about these responses is not just the absence of logic in many instances, but that many gun control …
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders knows his extraordinarily ambitious proposal to supplant the private health insurance industry with a single government plan won’t become law anytime soon. Yet, as he told …

RICHMOND, Va. — Al Stenger, who is undecided in the Virginia governor’s race next month, is the sort of voter the Democratic candidate badly wants to reach. Mr. Stenger, a dentist who leans Republican, …
If there is one issue on which Congress has been utterly gridlocked, despite one mass shooting after …
A day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders deflected reporters’ questions about gun control by saying “there will certainly be …

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Trump administration is open to a …

Re “After Years of Resistance, G.O.P. May Back Gun Control Measure” (front page, Oct. 5): A “parts” ban, as has been proved over and over again, does three things very well. First, it creates a growing …
It’s not every day — or every year or every decade — you see Republicans raising questions about whether Democrats were tough enough on gun control when they were in power. Such is the case …

October 6, 2017, 7:06 AM | Investigators say the Las Vegas gunman may have considered other possible targets around the country for mass killings. Also, Tropical Storm Nate kills 22 people as it makes its …

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