Democrats End 25-Hour House Floor Protest Over Gun ControlWeary but jubilant House Democrats ended their extraordinary sit-in on the chamber's floor Thursday more than 24 hours after it began, a protest that let them broadcast their demands around the world for gun-control votes in the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida nightclub.
Bay Area Democrats Speak Out For Gun Control At House Sit-In ProtestMany Bay Area Democrats spoke out in favor of gun control at the House sit-in on Capitol Hill.
Facebook Removes GOP Candidate's AR-15 Giveaway PostA congressional candidate's contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle is still on despite the original post being taken down by Facebook.
House Democrats Stage Sit-In To Demand Vote On Gun ControlRebellious Democrats disrupted the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures. Exasperated Republicans were forced to recess while cutting off the C-Span cameras that showed the protest.
Senate Stays Gridlocked On Gun Control ProposalsA divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns on Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in gridlock anyway -- even over restricting firearms for terrorists.
Congress Stalemated On Guns Despite Shooting, FilibusterThe slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the Senate did little to break the election-year stalemate in Congress over guns Thursday, with both sides unwilling to budge and Republicans standing firm against any new legislation opposed by the National Rifle Association.
U.S. Senators Participate In Day-Long Gun Control Filibuster Following Orlando Mass ShootingU.S. Senate gun control filibuster, and proposed amendment, come in response to the Orlando mass shooting that left 49 dead and 53 wounded.
State Lawmakers Debate Proposed Gun Control BillsThe State Senate Committee on Public Safety reviewed five bills on guns Tuesday, with one proposed law focusing on limiting the purchase of long guns to one firearm per month per person.
California Lawmakers Seek Stricter Gun Laws In Wake Of Orlando MassacreLawmakers are pointing to Sunday’s massacre at a LGBT nightclub in Orlando as the reason to close a number of what they call "loopholes" in California's gun laws.
Wide-Ranging Gun Control Measures Approved In California SenateDemocrats in the California Senate made another attempt Thursday to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable ammunition magazines as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control bills that were approved.
California State Senate Considers Sweeping Gun Control MeasuresNearly a dozen measures would significantly reshape California's gun laws, already among the strictest in the nation.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Bringing Tighter Gun Controls To November BallotLt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and gun control advocates plan to turn in over 500,000 signatures to qualify an initiative for the November ballot.