WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People would be able to bring legal, concealed guns into any U.S. state under legislation the House of Representatives approved on Wednesday that would also bolster the national background check system and require a study of the "bump stocks" used in October's Las Vegas mass shooting. (Reuters Politics) More
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Posted on 17 December 2017 | 8:49 am | Google News
Warren tells constituents to stay engaged on issues
Gloucester Daily Times
She will need 51 votes in the Senate and a bare majority in the House to be successful. "I think this is a disaster — this is a disaster for America," Warren said. "This really is about democracy versus a handful of the rich and powerful who want to ...
Posted on 16 December 2017 | 6:29 pm | Google News
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Gun bill could face showdown in Senate
Times Record News
The legislation makes “it easier for domestic abusers, stalkers, and violent criminals to carry loaded, hidden weapons across state lines,” U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty said on the House floor before the vote. On Oct. 1, gunman Stephen Paddock, 64, killed ...
Posted on 16 December 2017 | 1:09 am | Google News
Five years after Sandy Hook, the legislative landscape on guns is . . . confusing
Here's a rundown of the legislative landscape around guns. It's not where gun-control groups thought they'd be immediately after Sandy Hook, let alone five years later, but they think it's slowly inching in their direction, which would be a notable ...
5 years after Newtown, no easy answers in gun debate
Posted on 14 December 2017 | 10:07 pm | Google News
Top gun rights priority prospects dim, even in GOP-controlled Washington
Kansas City Star
That measure would allow people with gun licenses to carry concealed weapons across state lines. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who has championed concealed carry, says he hopes to move the background check fix and the concealed carry measures separately ...
Rep. Bradley Byrne explains the concealed carry reciprocity act
National gun rights bill could be public threat
Posted on 14 December 2017 | 5:41 pm | Google News
Concealed-carry bill backers brace for Senate fight
Gun-control advocates insist the legislation would allow concealed-carry laws to follow the traveler, arguing somebody from North Dakota, for example, could carry a concealed handgun through Times Square. “When I go to New York, I have to follow New ...
Gun News: House Approves National Carry, But Will Senate Reciprocate?
House passes bill making it easier to take concealed-carry firearms across state lines
Letter: Concealed weapons deprive others' rights
Posted on 11 December 2017 | 3:20 pm | Google News
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