WASHINGTON (AP) — A drained and dwindling group of Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday, disrupting the business of Congress in the wake of the Orlando shooting rampage with ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s do-it-himself plan for keeping guns away from those who shouldn’t have them falls far short of what he’d hoped to accomplish through legislation after a massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School shook the country ...Read More »
Criminal attorneys are closely watching an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that could drastically affect the number of convictions and guilty pleas under one of the most commonly charged federal crimes on the books: aiding and abetting the use of a firearm during a violent or drug crime.Read More »
Watched by tearful relatives of Newtown school massacre victims, gun control supporters in the Senate won the first showdown over how to respond to the December shootings in Connecticut, defeating an effort by conservatives to derail firearms restrictions before debate could even start.
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