GOP Leader Says NRA-Backed Gun Bill Shelved IndefinitelyHouse Republican leaders offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill on gun silencers would be shelved indefinitely.
Judge Upholds ATF's Decision Banning Ammo Design For AK-47A federal judge in Seattle has upheld a decision by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to ban ammunition originally designed for AK-47 assault rifles.
Inslee Visits US House Floor During Gun Debate Sit-InInslee tweeted a picture of himself standing on the House floor Wednesday
Gun-Safety Group Seeks New Washington MeasureA gun-safety group is turning to Washington state voters after lawmakers failed to pass a bill to create "extreme-risk protection orders."
President Barack Obama Unveils Executive Actions To Reduce Gun ViolencePresident Obama spoke at the White House today about executive actions he plans to take in order to reduce gun violence.
Judge Tosses Challenge To Expanded Gun Background ChecksA federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit challenging parts of Washington state's new law expanding background checks on gun transfers, saying gun rights activists couldn't challenge it because they aren't being prosecuted for violating it.
Gabby Giffords Spoke In Seattle For Gun ControlFormer Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was wounded three years ago in Tucson, spoke in Seattle Wednesday as part of a cross-country tour to promote gun control.
Poll: Competing Gun Measures Lose Some Support A ballot initiative that would expand background checks on all firearm sales and transfers in Washington state has lost some support in the past few months but still has a lead over another measure that would prevent any such expansion, according to a new poll released Monday
Rival Gun Measures On Ballot In Washington Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales. One is seeking universal checks for all sales and transfers, including private transactions. The other would prevent any such expansion.
Steve Ballmer, Wife, Give $250K To Gun Initiative Former Microsoft CEO and new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and his wife, Connie, have donated another $250,000 to a campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales in Washington state.
Shooting By 9-Year-Old Girl Stirs Debate Over Gunshe accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.
Arming School Administrators In Eastern Washington Sparks DebateEleven school administrators in one eastern Washington school district will be carrying guns on school grounds when the new school year begins.