Bernie Sanders Admits His Real Motives For Running...Again  Townhall

Democrats seem to think that if they continue running for president that maybe, just maybe, one day their hope will become a reality. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 10:35 pm
Little Rock sex offender arrested after dressing as elf for school holiday event, police say  Arkansas Online

A Little Rock sex offender is accused of dressing up as an elf at a local elementary school's holiday photo event late last year, authorities said.

Posted: February 22, 2019, 10:30 pm
After background checks bill, lawmakers prepare wide variety of gun bills  Elko Daily Free Press

Hundreds of impassioned supporters and opponents flooded the halls of the Nevada Legislature last week to testify on a contentious measure requiring ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 10:13 pm
Great Falls Children’s Receiving Home names new head amid charges against ex-employee  Great Falls Tribune

The Great Falls Children's Receiving Home announced the resignation of its executive director as well as a replacement following abuse charges against a ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 9:14 pm
Airport to start search for new director  Martha's Vineyard Times

Airport commissioners voted unanimously at Thursday's meeting to hire ADK, an executive search firm, to locate qualified applicants to fill Ann Richart's current ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 8:37 pm
Congresswoman Gabby Giffords joins March for Our Lives Charleston town hall  Abccolumbia.com

Charleston, SC (WOLO) — Charleston South Carolina is getting to become part of what's become a National movement started by a student led organization.

Posted: February 22, 2019, 8:30 pm
How easy are background checks for app-based cab drivers?  Times of India

What do you do when you need a safe transport option late at night? You book a cab. But what if the driver who comes to pick you up has a criminal his.

Posted: February 22, 2019, 7:30 pm
Worry about U.S. - South Korea alliance ahead of Trump-Kim summit  Fox11online.com

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As President Donald Trump seeks a nuclear deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week in Vietnam, some in Seoul are ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 5:49 pm
Rep. Haley Stevens at Milford town hall: 'We need to find a way to regrow the middle class'  Hometownlife.com

Wages, climate change, immigration, underfunded education and the next president were among many topics Congresswoman Haley Stevens touched upon in ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 5:42 pm
Vista Outdoors on Target to Sell Savage Arms Division  Motley Fool

Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) still wants out of the firearms business and says it's made great progress towards selling Savage Arms, the maker of affordable rifles ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 4:01 pm
Doctor-affiliated PACs fund political candidates who oppose firearm safety policies  Medical Xpress

Political action committees (PACs) affiliated with physician organizations contribute more money to political candidates who oppose evidence-based policies to ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 4:00 pm
What Lurks Behind "Universal" Background Checks  NRA ILA

In January, while the United States government was still partially shut down, anti-gun members of the U.S. House of Representatives decided to focus on gun ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 2:39 pm
Bill would create voter paper trail  The Herald

The electronic voting machines that are currently being used in elections cannot show a voter his or her vote on paper. But a bill being considered by the Indiana ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 2:14 pm
Port Richey mayor appears before judge to face attempted murder charges  WFLA

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) - - Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad was in court Friday to face five charges of attempted murder, four counts of practicing medicine ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 1:02 pm
Karen Celestino-Horseman: Gun ownership should come at a price  Indianapolis Business Journal

Until recently, I never contemplated owning a gun because my father had told me that if you do not think you can kill someone, you do not need to be pointing a ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 1:00 pm
Study: Banning criminal conviction questions on job applications increases hiring of ex-prisoners  Phys.Org

Efforts to ban such questions show promise to ease re-entry into workforce for increasing number of Americans with criminal histories.

Posted: February 22, 2019, 12:57 pm
Rep. Reschenthaler On Whitaker Hearing, Background Checks, Collaborating In Washington  90.5 WESA

Representative Guy Reschenthaler has only been in Congress for a couple months, representing a swath of rural southwestern Pennsylvania. But he's already.

Posted: February 22, 2019, 11:45 am
'My Plan Is Not To Enforce It.' Washington Gun Law Highlights Constitutional Sheriffs Movement  KUOW News and Information

Last fall, Washington voters approved a package of firearms restrictions, generally called I-1639. It raises the minimum age for buying semi-automatic rifles, ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 7:05 am
Brindisi talks reproductive rights, Amazon, guns and Social Security at town hall in Rome  Oneida Dispatch

Rome, N.Y. — Congressman Anthony Brindisi met with constituents from across the 22nd Congressional District to discuss reproductive rights, Amazon, guns, ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 3:37 am
What the Democrats should do about gun background checks  Washington Times

Like all deceits, the Democrat's narrative about gun background checks is crumbling under inspection — thankfully, it is also exposing what must be done.

Posted: February 22, 2019, 1:51 am
Clyburn, Cunningham vow to close "Charleston loophole" in gun background checks  ABC NEWS 4

Lowcountry congressmen are going after what's known as the “Charleston loophole” in an effort to curb gun violence. On Thursday, they announced a new piece ...

Posted: February 22, 2019, 1:11 am
Some Sheriffs Refuse To Enforce Washington State Gun Control Measures  NPR

Some sheriffs in Washington state say they won't enforce a new gun law. It's the latest example of sheriffs exercising what some regard as their duty to resist ...

Posted: February 21, 2019, 9:16 pm
Politics Colorado 'red flag' gun bill gets first hearing of session The Associated Press 2:14  The Denver Channel

Colorado Democrats launched another attempt Thursday to get a "red flag" gun law on the books — an effort backed by law enforcement officials to allow the ...

Posted: February 21, 2019, 9:14 pm
Disney Not Planning Extensive Social Media Checks After 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Firing  Comicbook.com

By now Marvel fans are all too aware of how Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn's social media past came back to haunt him. Last year, Gunn was ...

Posted: February 21, 2019, 8:45 pm
Montana House passes bills to restrict local gun control  Great Falls Tribune

The Montana House on Thursday passed two bills seeking to prohibit local governments from passing strict gun ordinances.

Posted: February 21, 2019, 8:08 pm
Bill co-sponsored by Morelle calls for universal background checks for gun purchases  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – Representative Joe Morelle was in Rochester Thursday to discuss gun reform legislation. In a meeting with members of Moms Demand Action ...

Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:29 pm
Houston Commission Against Gun Violence releases new recommendations  KTRK-TV

Mayor Sylvester Turner presented four legislative recommendations from his Commission Against Gun Violence platform.

Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:12 pm
Disney Film Chief On James Gunn Firing & Future Of Background Checks  Heroic Hollywood

In a recent interview, Disney's Alan Horn discussed James Gunn's firing from the studio and the future of background checks after what happened.

Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:11 pm
News, Beloit narrows superintendent search to two  Beloit Daily News

BELOIT - The School District of Beloit Board of Education has announced two candidates will be invited back to interview for the superintendent position.

Posted: February 21, 2019, 4:01 pm
Sturm Ruger CEO: Democratic midterm victory did not drive sales bump  Fox Business

Gun sales tend to jump when the political environment favors activity on new firearm regulations.

Posted: February 21, 2019, 2:33 pm
Former top military advisers urge Congress to pass gun background checks bill  Roll Call

More than a dozen retired top military commanders, leaders and advisers, whose careers spanned both Republican and Democratic administrations, are ...

Posted: February 21, 2019, 10:00 am
U.S. Rep. Underwood talks gun background checks, climate at Sycamore town hall  Northwest Herald

Underwood met with constituents Tuesday at Sycamore High School.

Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:58 pm
Minnesota: Setting the Record Straight on “Universal” Background Checks and "Red Flag” Legislation  NRA ILA

Recently, there has been misinformation spread that gives the impression that NRA-ILA does not oppose so-called “universal” background checks and “red flag” ...

Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:23 pm
When Background Checks Fail, Job Of Taking Guns From People Who Aren't Supposed To Have Them Falls To An Understaffed ATF  Kaiser Health News

Even though background checks are required to purchase guns, the overtaxed system doesn't always work in a timely fashion. More weapons are getting into ...

Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:41 pm
Support legislation to expand background checks on all gun sales  Kane County Chronicle

To the Editor: In the next few weeks Congress will vote on a bipartisan bill - House Resolution 8 (HR 8), a widely supported piece of legislation that will require ...

Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:00 am
Virginia Beach City Council votes to keep background checks for food truck employees  13newsnow.com WVEC

Virginia Beach City Council voted 7-4 to continue to require Food Trucks to perform background checks on their employees.

Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:16 am
Pols support universal background checks  Newsday

Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), Linda Beigel Schulman, whose son died in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting last year, along with gun violence prevention ...

Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:40 pm
BOB BARR: Democrats again chase Holy Grail of 'universal' background checks  MDJOnline.com

While establishment Washington remains focused on the growing scoreboard of Democratic presidential wannabes, and the media frets about whether actor ...

Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:23 pm
Bill seeks to fix background checks law that unintentionally thwarted school volunteers  The Nevada Independent

It was really meant for volunteers that were there on an ongoing basis and that were unsupervised,” Gansert said in an interview about her 2017 bill. “And when ...

Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:55 am
Background checks bill passes Nevada legislation after six year fight  The Nevada Sagebrush

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed Senate Bill 143 into law on Friday, Feb. 15, after it passed through the Nevada Assembly on a vote of 28-13. The bill requires licensed ...

Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:37 am
Aurora shooter Gary Martin passed 2 gun background checks despite felony conviction  Fox News

The disgruntled worker who killed five people in Aurora, Ill., last week after being fired had passed two gun background checks five years ago, despite a criminal ...

Posted: February 18, 2019, 6:47 pm
Aurora shooting raises questions over gun permit background checks  The Boston Globe

An initial background check five years ago failed to flag a felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers, ...

Posted: February 17, 2019, 6:19 pm
Democrats reject push to alert ICE when illegal immigrants fail firearm background checks  Fox News

Democrats this week approved a bill to require background checks for all sales and transfers of firearms -- but rejected GOP-led efforts to amend the legislation ...

Posted: February 17, 2019, 2:10 pm
Red Flag Law, Universal Background Checks Fail to Stop Illinois Shooting  Breitbart

A red flag law and universal background checks failed to stop the Aurora, Illinois, shooting that killed five people Friday.

Posted: February 16, 2019, 2:38 am
Background Checks Are...Wrong  Townhall

Why are we seeking background checks? We want to stop murder..02/16/2019 8:18:12AM EST.

Posted: February 15, 2019, 6:40 pm
You Could Learn a Lot About Someone With This Easy Background Check System  Life&Style Weekly

BeenVerified.com, a “one-stop approach” *service*, has over 100000 subscribers who use it to perform easy background checks.

Posted: February 15, 2019, 6:14 pm
NH Lawmakers Debate Gun-Free School Zones, Background Checks  Claims Journal

The day before the one-year anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, New Hampshire lawmakers said they are hoping to take advantage.

Posted: February 15, 2019, 2:56 pm
The NRA Slams Universal Background Checks On The Parkland Shooting Anniversary  Bustle

One of the first bills Democrats brought up after taking back control of the House of Representatives signals that the party's campaign promises on gun control ...

Posted: February 14, 2019, 6:55 pm
Physicians united to push firearm background checks bill  American Medical Association

Legislation reflecting AMA policy on background checks for firearm purchases is likely to pass the U.S. House, but may face a tough test in the Senate.

Posted: February 14, 2019, 6:52 pm
NRA lobbyist Dan Reid on background checks, red flag laws, lawsuits  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The background check bill currently being rushed through the Nevada legislature isn't the same as the background check initiative voters passed in 2016, ...

Posted: February 14, 2019, 6:04 pm
House Democrats advance gun background checks on eve of Parkland anniversary  Politico

Closing arguments in Harvard affirmative action trial — Trump administration renews 'Pell for prisoners' pilot.

Posted: February 14, 2019, 3:00 pm
Among top priorities are expanded background checks, gun violence report  Las Vegas Sun

When I ran for Congress, I promised to fight for policies that make our communities safer. That's why I've put preventing gun violence at the top of my legislative ...

Posted: February 14, 2019, 10:00 am
Background Checks Bill Introduced One Year After Parkland Shooting  WVXU

It has been one year since the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen students and staff members were killed.

Posted: February 14, 2019, 9:06 am
Gun control bills in New Mexico Legislature target background checks, private sales, more  Las Cruces Sun-News

Lawmakers prepared for key hearings and votes on gun control bills that could put New Mexico in front of efforts to stem gun violence by legislation.

Posted: February 13, 2019, 1:00 pm
Nevada tackles gun safety background-check - a catalog of public testimony  Nevada Capital News

Reno – Almost to the day, a year ago a mentally ill gunman killed seventeen students and faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, ...

Posted: February 13, 2019, 8:00 am
GHC Sheriff responds to AG's open letter regarding I-1639 background checks  The Daily World

Scott: “I haven't talked to a single sheriff that said they weren't going to do the background checks”

Posted: February 13, 2019, 8:00 am
28818 guns for sale in Minnesota last year, no background checks required  City Pages

Under Minnesota law, you can sell a gun online with no background check, no questions asked, and no way to know if the buyer is…

Posted: February 11, 2019, 12:13 pm
Capitol Tracker: North Coast legislators back universal background checks for gun sales  Eureka Times Standard

North Coast lawmakers are backing universal background checks for prospective gun owners. Assembly Joint Resolution 4 was introduced by Assemblywoman ...

Posted: February 11, 2019, 8:00 am
Opinion: Firearms background checks bill is useless legislation  NorthJersey.com

We're told that H.R. 8 will prevent bad guys from getting their hands on guns. That would be a great if criminals actually purchased guns legally.

Posted: February 11, 2019, 8:00 am
Gun safety advocates push for universal background checks at March for Our Lives Town Hall  KEYE TV CBS Austin

Gun safety advocates want changes and on Saturday, they made their concerns known at a March For Our Lives Town Hall hosted in partnership with the ...

Posted: February 10, 2019, 8:00 am
Letter: Encourage Congress to pass background checks on all gun sales  The State Journal-Register

Crisis: 100 dead in America from gun violence every day.The current background check system approved in 1993 is out of date. The internet has changed many ...

Posted: February 9, 2019, 8:00 am
New bill would require stricter background checks for childcare providers  WOWT

The state of Nebraska is working to make sure your children are safe while you're at work or school. It's all in relation to a federal law from 2014 requiring all ...

Posted: February 9, 2019, 8:00 am
Background checks for gun purchases rise every year  KMVT

2018 saw new gun laws go into effect across the country, as well as here in the gem state. But what does that mean for gun sales.

Posted: February 8, 2019, 9:52 pm
Bill to expand firearms background checks clears House  Madison.com

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The House of Representative has approved a bill to expand background checks on firearms to nearly all private sales or exchanges.

Posted: February 8, 2019, 8:00 am
It's finally time to pass universal background checks | TheHill  The Hill

Over the last decade, we have seen countless tragic instances of gun violence across our country. In 2017, there were nearly 40,000 gun deaths in the United ...

Posted: February 8, 2019, 8:00 am
Gun background checks set for hearing at Nevada Legislature  Nevada Appeal

A joint meeting of the Assembly and Senate Judiciary Committees is set for Tuesday morning to discus the voter-approved background checks legislation.

Posted: February 8, 2019, 8:00 am
Floridians Can Buy Thousands of Guns Online With No Background Checks  New Times Broward-Palm Beach

The website ArmsList.com is full of shady gun deals.

Posted: February 8, 2019, 8:00 am
Marion Hammer said Moms Demand-backed background checks 'burdensome and unenforceable'  Florida Politics

The most prominent gun rights activist in Tallahassee remains steadfast against in her opposition to background check legislation filed this year. Marion Hammer ...

Posted: February 7, 2019, 8:00 am
Nassau County officials want background checks for hotel workers  Newsday

Nassau County Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, proposed legislation that would require hotels and motels to conduct criminal ...

Posted: February 7, 2019, 8:00 am
Nassau considers mandatory background checks for hotel employees  News 12 Long Island

Nassau County legislators are considering a bill to mandate criminal background checks for many hotel and motel employees.

Posted: February 7, 2019, 8:00 am
Nassau County May Become First In Nation To Make Background Checks Of Hotel/Motel Workers Mandatory  CBS New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Did you know background checks are not required on hotel workers who have access to your hotel room? Lawmakers on ...

Posted: February 7, 2019, 8:00 am
Local lawmakers oppose Gov. Wolf's call for expanding background checks  Uniontown Herald Standard

Area legislators remain steadfast in opposing Gov. Tom Wolf's call to pass gun safety legislation that institute universal background checks, arguing that Wolf's ...

Posted: February 6, 2019, 8:00 am
Moms Demand Action on guns in schools and background checks  Tallahassee.com

Tampa members of Moms Demand Action huddle up before departing for the Capitol where they would meet with lawmakers to lobby for stricter gun laws in ...

Posted: February 6, 2019, 8:00 am
Gun background checks bill by Rep. Mike Thompson gets House committee hearing  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

It was a hearing six years in the making: For the first time since Rep. Mike Thompson introduced his proposal to expand background checks for gun purchases in ...

Posted: February 6, 2019, 8:00 am
LTE: Tell Rep. Fitzpatrick you support universal background checks  Bucks County Courier Times

Bravo, Brian Fitzpatrick! He has co-sponsored a bipartisan bill that would require universal background checks for the nation. This bill would close the massive ...

Posted: February 6, 2019, 8:00 am
The fight for universal gun background checks returns to Congress. And now Democrats have the House.  NBC News

A bill before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that would require background checks on nearly all private sales. Advocates say it would close off a ...

Posted: February 5, 2019, 8:00 am
Do Your Franchises Need Background Checks. You Bet.  Business 2 Community

Imagine you are hit with a multi-million dollar court settlement. Can your franchise sustain it? In case you do, can you survive the reputational damage?

Posted: February 5, 2019, 8:00 am
From endorsements to background checks — how The Star covers City Council, mayor’s races  Kansas City Star

During the next eight weeks, The Kansas City Star Editorial Board will conduct a transparent endorsement and vetting process of the 11 candidates for Kansas ...

Posted: February 5, 2019, 8:00 am
House, Senate to consider background-checks law  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – Proposals to require background checks before almost any gun sale in New Mexico are now headed to the floor in both chambers of the state ...

Posted: February 4, 2019, 8:00 am
Background Checks Are Up In 2018: What Does That Mean For The Trump Slump?  WAMU 88.5

A recent report from the FBI shows there were more background checks conducted in 2018 than the year before. That doesn't necessarily mean there were more ...

Posted: February 4, 2019, 8:00 am
Stricter background checks could ensnare thousands of child care workers  The Boston Globe

The background checks, intended to improve safety in day care, could force out thousands who have a prior offense, even if they have worked without problems ...

Posted: February 4, 2019, 8:00 am
Florida Alert! Universal Background Checks, a Path to Gun Confiscation  NRA ILA

HB 135 - Transfers of Firearms by Rep. Margaret Good (D) prohibits the TRANSFER of a firearm from one law-abiding citizen to another without first having a ...

Posted: February 2, 2019, 8:00 am
Rozic bill would mandate more intense background checks for all school employees  TimesLedger

State Assemblywoman Nily Rozic introduced legislation Monday requiring prospective employees at all schools across New York state to undergo fingerprinting ...

Posted: February 2, 2019, 6:14 am
Wisconsin senator pushing for increased background checks for gun purchases  KTUU.com

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- There's a renewed push in Washington, D.C. to expand background checks for gun purchases. Democratic senators want private ...

Posted: February 1, 2019, 8:00 am
Automated background checks are deciding who’s fit for a home  The Verge

Automation has turned criminal background checks into pass-fail mechanisms, but advocates say simple algorithms can't capture the complexity of records.

Posted: February 1, 2019, 8:00 am
Bill aims to strengthen South Carolina background checks  WTOC

There is a renewed effort at the South Carolina state house to stop guns from getting into the hands of people who shouldn't have a firearm.

Posted: January 31, 2019, 8:00 am
Proposed Kansas bill would require background checks for private gun sales  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (KWCH) -- A new bill proposed in the Kansas House would require background checks on private gun sales. Currently, only federally licensed ...

Posted: January 31, 2019, 8:00 am
Price hike for digital fingerprints used in pre-employment background checks  KEYT

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors has approved a price increase to obtain digital fingerprints which are used to send to the Department of Justice ...

Posted: January 30, 2019, 8:00 am
New report shows Illinois has second most gun background checks  WGEM

A report from Your Local Security details gun background checks in each state, revealing Illinois has one of the most checks.

Posted: January 30, 2019, 8:00 am
Senate to consider background-checks bill  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE — A proposal now heading to the Senate floor would expand background-check requirements to almost every firearm sale in New Mexico.

Posted: January 30, 2019, 8:00 am
Ind. Lawmakers Propose Expanded Background Checks On All Gun Sales  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Will Indiana beat the Feds on expanded background checks?

Posted: January 29, 2019, 8:00 am
Flushing lawmaker's bill would mandate more intense background checks for all school employees  QNS.com

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic introduced legislation Monday requiring prospective employees at all schools across New York State to undergo fingerprinting and ...

Posted: January 29, 2019, 8:00 am
Wolf calls anew to expand background checks to gun shows  ABC27

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf is renewing his call for lawmakers to pass legislation expanding background checks on firearms in Pennsylvania and ...

Posted: January 29, 2019, 8:00 am
New bill would require social media background checks for FOID cards  week.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — A new bill would require the Illinois State Police to check the social media accounts of current or potential firearm owners.

Posted: January 28, 2019, 8:00 am
Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry urges federal action on universal background checks  Record Bee

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) has introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 4 with coauthors Senators Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Mike McGuire ...

Posted: January 24, 2019, 8:00 am
New York Bill Would Tighten Background Checks for Private-School Employees  Wall Street Journal

State lawmakers introduced a child-safety measure in Albany this week that would require staff at private schools to submit fingerprints and undergo ...

Posted: January 24, 2019, 8:00 am
Hearings to address gun sales, background checks  KRQE News 13

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - It was the story at the Roundhouse on Thursday: gun control. Democrats have proposed a slate of bills; the focus Thursday was on ...

Posted: January 24, 2019, 8:00 am