The Second Amendment Sanctuary movement began after Democrats took over both chambers of Virginia's state legislature in the Nov. 5 election.
Beto O'Rourke's recent vow to take away people's assault rifles raised one big question: How is it possible to round up the millions of such guns in the US?
Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres.
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott raised concern about private firearm sales but didn't commit to crack down on them or act on gun control issues.
The shooting brought out renewed demands for national gun control by politicians in California, which already has some of the strictest firearms laws in the nation.
Deep-pocketed interest groups and activists on both sides of the long-running fight over gun laws are gearing up for a major clash in Virginia.
Gun control is a never-ending argument in American politics, but it should not be an issue within U.S. law enforcement agencies.
A key House committee on Wednesday approved a Republican bill to expand gun owners' rights — the first gun legislation since mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas killed more than 80 people.
Poll: The nation is closely divided on whether restricting firearms would reduce mass shootings, though a majority favor tighter laws.