WASHINGTON — Conservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to supporters of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether President Obama can push significant gun controls t…
Flowing Wells School District Superintendent Nicholas Clement addresses reporters. With him are Vicki Balentine, left, former Amphitheater schools superintendent; Roger Pfeuffer, former TUSD superintendent; and Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich. They say the NRA report is way off base.
Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich and several local educators on Tuesday denounced an NRA report suggesting that schools train selected staff members to carry firearms on campuses to keep students safer.
WASHINGTON — The Senate gun control debate on the near horizon, a National Rifle Association-sponsored report on Tuesday proposed a program for schools to train selected staffers as armed security officers. The former Republican congressman who headed the study suggested at least one protect…
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.
Speaking in a clear, forceful voice, former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this morning implored the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to do something about gun violence.
WASHINGTON — Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke briefly as an unscheduled witness Wednesday at the year’s first congressional hearing on curbing gun violence, adding drama to a session that was already slated to hear from a top official of the National Rifle Association.
PHOENIX - With the threat of new federal gun control laws and regulations looming, a state legislator wants to provide legal cover for Arizonans who do not want to obey them - and penalize federal officials who try to enforce them.
Gun shows could be a thing of the past at the Tucson Convention Center if Councilman Steve Kozachik gets his way.
President Barack Obama's broad effort to reduce gun violence will include a proposed ban on military-style assault weapons,high-capacity clips, paranoia and bullying. The National Bullying Association has vowed to fight this response to the Newtown massacre declaring,”My right to bully shall…
WASHINGTON — A new shooting game for mobile devices by the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.
In response to Councilman Steve Kozachik's gun buy back event, former State Senator Frank Antenori plans an attention buy back event. "I will pay cold hard cash for attention. I'm willing to pay anything for a little ink..a little airtime...anything. Just notice me. Please, God, just notice …
City Councilman Steve Kozachik's somewhat controversial gun buyback has been set for Tuesday at 9 a.m.
A proposed gun buyback program in Tucson could place the city in a legal fight with the National Rifle Association.
PHOENIX - Calling it a compromise between extremes, Attorney General Tom Horne on Wednesday proposed training and arming principals or other top administrators at every public school.
PHOENIX - The National Rifle Association said Friday it wants armed police officers in every school, raising cost questions from Republican state legislators who normally are its natural allies but picking up support from a key Democrat.
"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun."