HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association kicked off its annual convention Friday with a warning to its members they are engaged in a “culture war” that stretches beyond gun rights, further ramping up emotions surrounding the gun control debate.
Too many senators support easy access to guns for criminals and people who are dangerously mentally ill.
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…
Friends Sergio Arellano and Artemisa Gaxiola, both gun enthusiasts, work on their firearms at Gaxiola's apartment. Gaxiola recently purchased her revolver, and Arellano acquired his gun through a bankruptcy auction.
"The gun is not bad. It is how the person uses the gun," says Artemisa Gaxiola, whose gun and ammo are seen above.
Artemisa Gaxiola's pink .38-caliber revolver matches her necklace and makeup.
Most of our top elected officials probably didn't notice - they were too busy making fools of themselves over an idiotic budget "crisis" of their own manufacture - but something worth remembering happened in Washington this week: A parent pleaded softly for a ban on military-style weapons li…
Recreational target shooting is now illegal at Ironwood Forest National Monument, following years of controversy about the practice.
A bullet-riddled BLM sign warns that it's illegal to leave shotgun shells behind at Ironwood Forest National Monument.
Officials said they believed shotgun blasts felled this saguaro in an area used for wildcat target shooting at Ironwood Forest.
Citizens surrendered hundreds of guns and rifles at a buyback program in Tucson last month.
PHOENIX - A House panel voted Wednesday to bar cities, counties and the state from destroying guns that are voluntarily surrendered to them, as was done with hundreds of firearms turned in at a Tucson gun buyback last month.
In January 2011, after a wildly psychotic Jared Loughner shot 19 people in Tucson, the National Rifle Association still wanted to make it easier for people judged mentally ill to rearm themselves.
Gun-control proponents Judy Aitken, center left, and Karen Clifton (hands in lap) react after the City Council voted to require background checks for gun sales on city-owned or city-managed property.
Margo Newhouse, center, and Karen Clifton, center right, supporters of the Community Committee Against Gun Violence, share a relevant "Doonesbury" comic strip with Councilman Steve Kozachik before the meeting.
Gun-rights supporters Amanda Sipes, left, and Jill Henderson taped their mouths shut in silent protest during the council meeting.
Gun shows that allow individual sales without background checks will be prohibited at the Tucson Convention Center.
The moment that most deserves to be remembered from Sunday's thrilling Super Bowl came before the game, when Jennifer Hudson joined students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in singing "America the Beautiful." It was a heart-rending elegy for the fallen - and a stirring call to action.