Californians have used the state’s gun violence restraining order process to seize guns from potential mass shooters in nearly two dozen cases.
But public sentiment has rarely translated into action in a state where Republicans dominate.
Republican Governor Mike DeWine and his GOP predecessor both favored the civil gun seizure tool. After Dayton, there may be a new political window.
Gun rampages do more than kill and injure. They also damage Americans’ communal life. Yale sociologist Vida Bajc analyzes the aftershocks.
Three reform-minded National Rifle Association board members have resigned from the organization less than two…
The Mexican government in late July announced a major new joint operation with the United…
Roughly two dozen members of the National Rifle Association’s board of directors are said to be unflinchingly loyal to Wayne LaPierre, and the group’s bylaws make it difficult for dissenters to win seats.
Dissenters continue to fear reprisals, but there are glimmers of momentum for an internal campaign to withhold contributions to the gun group.
A countersuit by ousted NRA president Oliver North points to the gun group leader’s “total dictatorial control over the NRA.”
Representative Eric Swalwell of California was the first candidate to drop out of a crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field.