Obama may move on gun control issue without Congress; NRA promises fight - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: Obama may move on gun control issue without Congress; NRA promises fight

Washington : DC : USA | over 1 year ago  
Amid calls for new, more restrictive gun legislation, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has promised to fight any new attempts to regulate the sale and ownership of firearms....
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
   Reach     Credibility Credibility of 5
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Related news stories

  • Obama's guns gambit

      Politico | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama hardheaded architect of many grand but flawed compromises in his first term has always preferred winning ugly to losing nobly. Over the years, Democrats have jokingly referred to what they call the Obama Rule, enshrining the...
  • Obama now king of the gun grabbers

      Canadian Free Press | over 1 year ago
    In just one afternoon, the man who is suspected of okaying the smuggling of guns into the hands of the Mexican drug cartelsknown as Fast and Furioushas outed' himself as the king of the gun grabbers. He's also implementing the strategy of his former...
  • Obama proposes stringent gun control laws

      The Hindustan Times | over 1 year ago
    US President Barack Obama Wednesday signed 23 executive actions to curb gun violence and demanded Congress pass an assault weapons ban, saying America cannot put off gun control measures "any longer." Obama also called on Congress to pass deeper...
  • Obama's show of leadership on gun control was show – but very necessary | ...

      The Guardian | over 1 year ago
    Barack Obama signs executive orders to curb gun violence as Vice-President Joe Biden and invited guests look on...After years of silence, punctured by sombre responses to predictable slaughter, an American president has made a sober, principled and...
  • Obama proposes sweeping gun control measures

      Zee News | over 1 year ago
    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed sweeping gun control measures, including universal background check and ban on assault weapons, hoping that these would bring an end to deadly incidents like the Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting and...
  • Obama intends to go over heads of Congress in gun-control fight

      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
    Obama said his response to that opposition will be to try to mobilize public support, not just from the usual suspects, a reference to liberals and residents of urban areas and coastal states, but also in those areas, in congressional districts,...
  • Obama proposes ban on assault weapons, other gun control

      Miami Herald | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama proposed a broad package Wednesday designed to curb gun violence, including a ban on assault weapons, limits on ammunition magazines to 10 rounds, required background checks on all gun purchases and stiff new penalties for...
  • Obama unveils sweeping measures against gun violence

      Orlando Sentinel Online | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for speedy action on gun control measures and vowed to use whatever weight this office holds to make them a reality. We can't put this off any longer, Obama said in urging Congress to approve measures...
  • Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

      Chandler Republic | over 1 year ago
    Obama also signed 23 executive actions, which require no congressional approval. But the president, speaking at the White House, acknowledged the most sweeping, effective actions must be taken by lawmakers. To make a real and lasting difference,...
  • Obama seeks overhaul of U.S. gun laws

      MarketWatch | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a sweeping effort to change U.S. gun laws. Surrounded by children and families of victims of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting, Obama urged Congress to act swiftly on his proposals.
  • Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

      The Dallas Morning News | over 1 year ago
    Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and...
  • Obama unveils gun control plan

      BBC | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama has unveiled sweeping gun control proposals, setting the stage for a showdown with firearms rights advocates. Mr Obama is calling for a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines as well as universal background checks...
  • National Rifle Association of America calls Barack Obama 'elitist hypocrite'...

      The Financial Express | over 1 year ago
    The 35-second provocative television ad was released by the NRA ahead of Obama's proposed announcement on gun control to prevent the shootouts like the one in a Connecticut school last month that killed 26 people including 20 students. "Are the...
  • Obama to unveil gun violence plans today

      The Hindustan Times | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama is likely on Wednesday to call for universal background checks for gun buyers, an assault weapons ban and limits on high capacity magazines, in new plans targeting gun violence. Obama will unveil a comprehensive strategy to...
  • Obama to unveil gun control plan

      BBC | over 1 year ago
    US President Barack Obama is expected on Wednesday to unveil wide-ranging measures aimed at curbing gun violence. The proposals follow New York State's passage of gun restrictions considered the toughest in the nation. Mr Obama has said he favours...
  • NRA releases target practice video game

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    The National Rifle Association has released a cellphone target practice game it says is appropriate for ages 4 and older. The NRA has been critical of the video game industry for marketing violent video games to children as leaders in Washington...
  • Proposals expected from Obama to curb violence, through congressional or ...

      Star Tribune | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama will unveil proposals Wednesday to curb gun violence, his response to the December massacre of 26 students and teachers at their elementary school in Newtown, Conn. The plan is to be based on recommendations from Vice President...
  • Many Americans support gun policy proposals: Poll

      Zee News | over 1 year ago
    A majority of Americans support tougher measures to counter gun violence, but are divided on how much priority the Obama administration and Congress should give to gun issues, says a new poll released Tuesday.
  • Obama to announce gun plans tomorrow

      CNN Blog | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama to decide how he wants to try to reduce gun violence. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will announce Obama's plan for reducing gun violence on Wednesday, the White House said Tuesday afternoon. Biden had given recommendations...
  • Biden's Anti-Gun-Violence Task Force Will Work Around Congress

      Vanity Fair | over 1 year ago
    And so Vice President Joe Biden's post-Newtown anti-gun-violence task force sputters to its inevitably disappointing end today. In a conversation with President Obama, Biden suggested 19 executive actionspolicies that do not require congressional...
  • Obama weighing executive action on guns

      SF Gate | over 1 year ago
    Facing powerful opposition to sweeping gun regulations, President Barack Obama is weighing 19 steps that could be taken through executive action alone, congressional officials said. Those steps could include ordering stricter action against people...
  • Obama backs gun limits, concedes tough fight ahead

      The Boston Globe | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama endorsed controversial bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines on Monday, as well as stricter background checks for gun buyers but conceded he may not win approval of all in a Congress reluctant to...
  • Guns: Examine your conscience - Obama

      News 24 | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama said on Monday he's reviewing a list of proposals on how to reduce gun violence and expects to present specifics later this week, even as the country's top gun lobbying group insists Congress doesn't have enough votes to pass a...
  • Obama reviewing gun violence options

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    President Obama says he expects to announce his gun violence package of legislative and executive initiatives this week. "My starting point is not to worry about the politics," Obama said during a news conference Monday. "My starting point is to...
  • Obama: ‘Executive Action' on Gun Control ‘Within My Authority as President'

      CNSNews.com | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama said Monday he would take some unilateral executive action pertaining to gun control, following up on proposals that will be put forward by a group headed by Vice President Joe Biden. After the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.,...
  • Biden gives Obama proposals to prevent gun violence

      Zee News | over 1 year ago
    US President Barack Obama Monday said Vice President Joe Biden has provided him with a list of proposals on how to prevent gun violence, and that he plans to present the details to the American people later this week.
  • Biden presented ‘sensible' plans to curb gun violence, Obama says

      The Globe & Mail | over 1 year ago
    Cabinet If there is a step that we can take that will save even one child from what happened in Newtown, we should take that step, Mr. Obama said of the elementary school massacre that left 26 people dead, plus the shooter. The belief that we have to...
  • Obama: 'We got to pay our bills'

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    President Obama says he will not negotiate with congressional Republicans on raising the debt ceiling, saying America is not a "deadbeat" country. "The debt ceiling is not question of authorizing more spending," Obama said in what is likely his last...
  • Obama says he'll outline gun-control proposals by the end of the week

      The Hill | over 1 year ago
    But while he encouraged members of Congress to "vote their conscience," the president refused to say whether he viewed an assault weapons ban as essential. "I'll give a fuller presentation later in the week," Obama said. The president said he planned...
  • Obama says gun proposals to be unveiled this week

      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
    President Obama said Monday that he will unveil a package of proposals to combat gun violence later this week, but acknowledged the daunting politics of getting all the legislative components through Congress . Speaking at a news conference on the...
  • Obama: Assault weapons ban makes sense

      News 24 | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama said on Monday he thinks an assault weapons ban makes sense, after accepting what he said was a "sensible" list of plans to curb gun violence from Vice President Joe Biden. At a White House press conference a month after the...
  • Obama: Gun control specifics to come within days

      SF Gate | over 1 year ago
    Signaling an all-of-the-above approach to reducing gun violence, President Barack Obama said Monday he is reviewing a range of proposals, including executive actions that would bypass Congress, and will present his plan within days. Stronger...
  • Citizen Dave: The truth about the gun lobbies, or how the NRA is a paper ...

      Isthmus | over 1 year ago
    Based on the reporting I\'ve seen as of today, I\'m not optimistic. But my pessimism probably isn\'t about what you would think. \n\n It\'s not that I believe that Biden\'s proposals will not pass; rather, I\'m concerned that they won\'t be worth...
  • NRA: Gun Sales Up Because Americans Fear Obama

      International Business Times | over 1 year ago
    Reuters/Max Whittaker) Background checks for gun sales were at record levels at the end of 2012, according to FBI statistics. Last month's shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., not only jump-started a long-stalled conversation about gun control in the...
  • NORTH: Preserving the Second Amendment

      The Washington Times | over 1 year ago
    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. Full disclosure right up front: I'm a proud life member of the National Rifle Association . I am on the...
  • U.S. May Focus More on Gun Background Checks

      The New York Times | over 1 year ago
    The staggeringly low number of prosecutions for people who lie and try, as it is called by law enforcement officials, is being studied by the Obama administration as it considers measures to curb gun violence after the Connecticut elementary school...
  • NRA says Dem threats boost gun sales

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    The president of the National Rifle Association denied the NRA was stirring up fears over U.S. gun control in order to increase sales by its members' companies. David Keene said Sunday it was the Obama administration and congressional Democrats who...
  • NRA says Congress won't ban assault weapons

      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
    The head of the National Rifle Assn. expressed confidence Sunday that the current Congress will not pass a new ban on assault weapons, a major aim of gun-control proponents in the wake of last month's killing of 20 schoolchildren in Connecticut. I...
  • US gun lobby claims it has enough clout

      News 24 | over 1 year ago
    The president of the top US firearms lobby said on Sunday that his organisation has enough backing from lawmakers to defeat a plan to outlaw assault weapons and sales of high-capacity ammunition clips. David Keene, president of the National Rifle...
  • Gun groups predict assault weapon ban will fail in US Congress

      GMA News | over 1 year ago
    Gun rights groups on Sunday forecast that bids to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips would fail in Congress, as Vice President Joe Biden prepares this week to give President Barack Obama proposals to curb gun violence...Democratic...
  • Gun groups predict assault weapon ban will fail in Congress

      Reuters | over 1 year ago
    Topics David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), speaks during a news conference in Washington December 21, 2012. Gun rights groups on Sunday forecast that bids to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips would...
  • NRA president predicts assault weapons ban won't pass Congress

      The Hill | over 1 year ago
    NRA President David Keene, in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union with Candy Crowley," said that right now the group had enough support in Congress to prevent such measures. "I would say that the likelihood is they're not going to be able to...
  • NRA says Congress will not pass weapons ban

      Associated Press | over 1 year ago
    The powerful gun lobby is gauging enough support in Congress to block a law that would ban assault weapons, despite promises from the White House and senior lawmakers to make such a measure a reality. Senators plan to introduce a bill that would ban...
  • NRA President: There's No Way An Assault Weapons Ban Will Pass

      BusinessInsider | over 1 year ago
    After a week during which his organization met with Vice President Joe Biden to talk proposals to curb the nation's rash of gun violence, NRA President David Keene predicted Sunday that two of the White House's big proposals would fail in Congress.
  • Liberal think tank gives Obama gun control proposal that includes steps to ...

      Fox News | over 1 year ago
    FoxNews.com The Center for American Progress, the influential liberal think tank, is purportedly recommending 13 new gun policies to the White House, including some that call for executive action that sidesteps congressional approval. The proposals...
  • Biden Tackles US Gun Violence After Newtown Massacre

      International Business Times | over 1 year ago
    Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks before he meets with representatives of the video-game industry, in a dialogue about gun violence, in his Washington office on Thursday. President Barack Obama's administration is making it a priority to...
  • Sweeping new gun laws proposed by influential liberal think tank

      Washington Post | over 1 year ago
    CAP's proposals which include requiring universal background checks, banning military-grade assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips and modernizing data systems to track gun sales and enforce existing laws are all but certain to face stiff...
  • Obama faces 'limited' options on executive action on gun violence

      The Hill | over 1 year ago
    Vice President Joe Biden is expected to propose legislative solutions to what President Obama has called the nation's gun-violence "epidemic" as early as Tuesday, but he says he's also eying executive orders empowering the administration to take...
  • NRA readies gun-control counterattack

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    The head of the National Rifle Association says his group is digging in for an expected political battle over gun control in the United States. The public-relations counterattack will be based on print and television advertising and will target...
  • Biden gun proposals likely to spark fight in Congress

      Kuwait Times | over 1 year ago
    Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up a series of White House meetings on Friday and prepared recommendations to curb US gun violence that will call for expanded background checks on gun buyers and set up a heated, likely uphill battle in Congress to...


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.