California Cracks Down On 'Ghost Guns,' Requiring Serial NumbersCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring hobbyists who assemble homemade guns to apply for a serial number and submit to a background check.
Gun-Control Advocates Hold Sit-In At Fox Theatre In Redwood CityAdvocates of stricter gun-control laws held a sit-in on Monday, right across from a Fourth of July festival in Redwood City.
Democratic Leaders Rally At San Francisco General For Gun ControlBuilding on a sit-in staged by House Democrats in the nation's capitol last week, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and members of the Bay Area congressional delegation Wednesday gathered in San Francisco to call for House Republicans to allow a vote on gun control bills.
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.