Even Fox News' polling shows overwhelming support for expanding background checks. Has Fox joined the liberal gun-grabbing conspiracy?
The New Jersey governor's national ambitions could be complicated by his embrace of gun reform in his home state.
The hidden lesson of the Manchin-Toomey defeat is that Dems have every incentive to keep pushing gun control, all the way through 2016.
When Republicans claim that the White House is using the families as "props," they are suggesting the families are incapable of thinking for themselves.
With the news that Senator Kelly Ayotte will vote against the Toomey-Manchin background check compromise today, that effectively cuts off the last route to 60 votes for the proposal. Senator Heidi Heitkamp — a red state Democrat — also announced her opposition moments ago. Barring a string of last minute flip-flops, which all but certainly won’t happen, Toomey-Manchin looks to […]
McConnell's office initially turns down the request, but families intend to keep up the pressure.
Not long ago, conservatives widely cited the ACLU's "concerns" about gun legislation to make their case that it was a threat to privacy. Now, however, the ACLU confirms that its concerns have been resolved -- and that it thinks the Manchin-Toomey proposal would make a national gun registry less likely.
Will red state Dems kill the Toomey-Manchin compromise?
Senator Tom Coburn has sent a letter to colleagues pitching his own plan on background checks. In the process, he has demolished the right's leading arguments against expanding them.