California Rep. Eric Swalwell -- a recently announced Democratic presidential candidate -- said Sunday his call for a ban on assault weapons was not a step toward broader gun bans.
The Pittsburgh City Council voted Tuesday to restrict assault weapons months after 11 people were shot and killed with an assault rifle and other guns at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue.
Montana Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock said Sunday that he "would" support an assault weapons ban, staking out a strong position on the issue ahead of a possible run for president in 2020.
Bank of America plans to stop lending to manufacturers of "military-style firearms" used by civilians, an executive told Bloomberg.
The village of Deerfield in northern Illinois has passed a ban on assault weapons, but it affects much more than sales and manufacturing.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Petitioners for an initiative that would restrict the sale of assault weapons in Oregon have submitted some of the signatures necessary to make the November ballot.If the batch submitted Monday in Salem includes at least 1,000 valid signatures, the attorney general will begin the ballot title drafting process. Petitioners must ultimately submit 88,184 signatures by July 6.
Survivors of the deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida, high school led thousands Saturday in March for Our Lives on Washington, delivering impassioned pleas to the nation for stricter gun control laws.
President Donald Trump announced on Friday that his administration will issue a new rule banning bump fire stocks, a gun accessory that makes it easier to fire rounds quickly from a semi-automatic weapon, mimicking automatic fire.
If you're trying to offer tickets to the "gun show" on Bumble, it's going to have to be of the muscle tee variety only. The dating app is banning photos with guns from its platform.
Dick's Sporting Goods expected some backlash when it said it would stop selling assault-style rifles. Instead, it got flowers.
High school students who survived a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, earlier this month, met with high-profile congressional leaders this week, including House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday.
Rep. Steve Scalise, the number three House Republican leader, who was seriously wounded by a gunman targeting a GOP congressional baseball team practice last summer, met with high school students from Parkland, Florida, on Monday afternoon to share their experiences and talk about coping after being attacked.
A Republican congressman from Florida announced his support for a ban on assault weapon sales Friday in an op-ed in The New York Times.
President Donald Trump called for reforming background checks for gun purchases in a tweet on Tuesday night.
A portion of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's campaign website dedicated to the Second Amendment was altered this weekend, days after a deadly Florida high school shooting.