Florida Dems Proud Of House Sit-InThe shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando continued to reverberate in Washington, D.C., this week, as Democrats staged a daylong "sit-in" on the floor of the U.S. House calling for a vote on gun legislation.
After Capitol All-Nighter, Democrats Push On For Gun ControlExhausted but exuberant, House Democrats vowed to fight on for gun control Thursday as they ended their high-drama House floor sit-in.
Rebellious Democrats Disrupt House, Stage Protest Over Gun ControlIt appears that some in Washington aren’t going to allow the issue of gun control to be put on the back burner anymore.
New Gun Control Bill Emerges After Failed VotesA White House spokesman said that the president is taking a serious look at this last ditch effort to pass gun control legislation.
A Divided Senate Answers Orlando With Gridlock On Gun CurbsA divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, just eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting.
National Rifle Association: More Gun Control Not The AnswerThe National Rifle Association has reaffirmed its position that more gun control won't stop extremists or criminals from carrying out attacks.
Senator Wages Filibuster, Claims Progress On Gun ControlA Democratic senator who mourned the loss of 20 children in his home state waged a roughly 15-hour filibuster into early Thursday, asserting as he yielded the floor that Republican leaders had committed to hold votes on expanded gun background checks and a ban on gun sales to suspected terrorists.
Gun Measures Expected To Re-Emerge In 2017 SessionThe mass shootings in an Orlando nightclub this week are expected to spark new gun control proposals in Florida's 2017 legislative session.
Dem Senator Frustrated By Inaction On Guns Begins Filibuster A Democratic senator launched a filibuster meant to force a vote on gun control legislation days after at least 49 people died in the Orlando nightclub massacre considered the worst mass shoot in modern U.S. history.
GOP Candidates In North Florida Stick To Their GunsGOP candidates for an open congressional seat said the Orlando massacre hadn't changed their minds about gun control.
Hillary Clinton Speaks To Trayvon Martin Foundation, Talks Gun ControlHillary Clinton spoke Saturday night at the Circle of Mothers event supporting the Trayvon Martin Foundation.
NRA Endorses Donald TrumpThe National Rifle Association has announced their support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.