The House approved the bipartisan bill 234 to 193 exactly one month after a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. It's the first gun control measure to come out of Congress in nearly three decades.
The film on the former Arizona congresswoman and her recovery from the 2011 shooting explains how she navigated gun control campaigns and later a Senate campaign.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former Georgia U.S. Attorney B.J. Pak is expected to testify before the Jan. 6 committee hearings this morning. Plus, a bipartisan Senate committee has reached a possible deal on gun legislation. Meanwhile, rifts widen between Trump-aligned GOP officials and Gov. Brian Kemp.
"My own historically Republican mother told me she looked up her senators and called them for the first time in her life," Liz Hanks, who leads the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action, told NPR.
Friday on Political Rewind: The Jan. 6 Committee hearings featured the testimony of Georgia-born Capitol Hill Police officer Caroline Edwards. Plus, how will Kemp and Abrams focus on rural Georgians' issues? Meanwhile, the U.S. House passed gun safety legislation led in part by Rep. Lucy McBath of Georgia.
New York's mayor testified at a House committee hearing on gun control this week, urging federal lawmakers to act. He spoke to Morning Edition about the steps his city is taking.
U.S. House lawmakers passed a bill that would implement federal “red flag” laws under mounting pressure to respond to the country’s seemingly never-ending string of mass shootings.
Monday on Political Rewind: Congress negotiates gun safety laws in the wake of mass shootings. Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court considers a major Second Amendment case and a PAC supporting Herschel Walker fuels controversy over a gas giveaway.
While some cardinals have sidestepped political discussions, Cupich spoke out against gun violence on Twitter hours after the shooting at Robb Elementary School.
After mass shootings in Buffalo and at a Texas school, Jacobs said he would vote for a federal assault weapons ban if he had a chance. His comments sparked a furious reaction from conservatives,
Thursday on Political Rewind: The Tulsa shooting raises the stakes in the gun control debate as the U.S. House prepares to pass bills in response. Our guests weigh in on how it'll impact Georgia races this fall.
Speaking at the White House, Biden sought to drive up pressure on Congress to pass stricter gun limits after such efforts failed following past attacks.
The political climate has changed drastically since a 10-year assault weapons ban passed in 1994. The lack of political will and other barriers stand in the way of it even coming to a vote today.
The small community of Uvalde, Texas is grieving one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Perdue conceded to helping Kemp win the race for Governor, but will Trump do the same? Meanwhile, Democrats are mobilizing voters across the state. And, Herschel Walker is mounting millions. Plus. questions about gun safety linger.