North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the state crime bureau is “overwhelmed” with applications for concealed weapons licenses, creating longer wait times for applicants at a time when a change in state law recently raised the application fee from $45 to $60.
When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.
Relatives of victims of recent high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. traveled with activists to Washington on Tuesday to lobby again for gun control, a trip that took on new urgency in the wake of Monday's shooting in the capital that killed 13.
Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.
Survivors of mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut gathered with dozens of supporters Friday in a suburban Denver park to honor those killed in the massacre at an Aurora movie theater almost a year to the day after the attack.
Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaurant facing parents of children killed in the nation's latest school shooting.
Supporters here of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband, Mark Kelly, say the couple offer a middle-ground approach to gun regulation even a blood-red state like North Dakota can get behind.
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