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US gun control debate

New Associated Press-GfK poll shows nearly 2/3rds of Americans support stricter gun laws - AP

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2016 Republican National Convention

Donald Trump Jr. at RNC: 'Hillary Clinton is a risk Americans can't afford to take,' makes references to gun control; says US needs president who won't allow politically-correct culture to put 'safety and well-being' of loved ones at stake

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Officers shot in Baton Rouge, July 17, 2016

Statement: Former US Rep. Gabby Giffords and husband release statement on Baton Rouge shootings, saying 'our nation remains in the grips of a gun violence crisis - @elizabethcrisp

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2016 Republican National Convention

Update: Spokesperson for Ohio Gov. John Kasich responds to call for suspension of open carry law during RNC, says governors 'do not have the power to arbitrarily suspend federal and state constitutional rights or state laws' - ABC News

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2016 Republican National Convention

Cleveland Police union asking Ohio governor for temporary end to legal open carry of weapons during Republican National Convention - @edgallekfox8

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US gun control debate

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., to launch new fundraising initiative aimed at raising cash for congressional candidates who pledge to make gun control a marquee priority - Politico

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

Retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar publishes essay on police violence, urges gun control reform - Time

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton, speaking in Springfield, Ill., says most gun owners agree on common sense restrictions; says: 'If we're looking for common ground, this is common ground' - @mikememoli

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Orlando gay nightclub attack

Orlando police: 10 people arrested for trespassing at building of Sen. Marco Rubio's office during 'Sit in for the 49' protest; 'Grateful to peaceful protesters who understand we have a job to do'

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Orlando gay nightclub attack

Photo: 'Sit in for the 49' protest at Sen. Marco Rubio's headquarters in downtown Orlando - @JenniferNOrtega

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US gun control debate

Press secretary calls opposition to White House's gun control agenda 'dangerous' and 'does increase the risk that innocent people face' - @eilperin

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

President Obama: 'If you care about the safety of police officers, then you can't set aside the gun issue' - @ABCPolitics

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Police shooting of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn.

Source: Philando Castile had a valid permit to carry a gun when he was slain by an officer in Minnesota - Star Tribune

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

More: Attorney General Lynch, on Dallas slayings: 'We must take a hard look at the ease with which wrongdoers can get their hands on deadly weapons'

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politics

House Speaker Paul Ryan says all options being considered in possible discipline of House Democrats who staged sit-in on House floor calling for more gun control - Reuters

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US gun control debate

Video: Crowd gathered at US Capitol for Democrats' gun violence presser - @sarahdwire

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US gun control debate

Report: US House Freedom Caucus plans to oppose House GOP 'anti-terrorism' package because new gun restrictions don't go far enough to protect gun owner's rights, sources say - Politico

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US gun control debate

Photo: US Capitol police arrest protestors who sat down on the floor of the Capitol rotunda to demand a gun bill vote - @sarahdwire

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US gun control debate

Photo: Families and friends of gun violence victims staging a sit-in in US Capitol's Rotunda, chanting 'No bill, no break' - @bridgetbhc

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US gun control debate

US House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says Democrats broke House rules during gun sit-in and that he and Speaker Paul Ryan are meeting with Sergeant at Arms on possible punishments - @jestei

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