SCOTUS gun ruling could turn NY into ‘Wild East’

The Supreme Court ruling striking down a century-old New York gun law will cause the amount of firearms in the hands of “criminals” to skyrocket — turning the Empire State into the “Wild East,” a top police official warned. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller predicted in an interview aired Sunday that the number of people … Read more

Law enforcement officials: Supreme Court gun ruling will make our jobs harder

CNN — The Supreme Court decision which struck down a New York law placing restrictions on carrying a concealed gun outside the home will have drastic consequences for law enforcement, inhibiting their ability to remove illegal guns from the street and protect the public from shootings, officials said. In the widest expansion of gun rights … Read more

Biden signs bipartisan gun control bill into law

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law the most significant gun control bill in three decadesone day after the House approved bipartisan gun legislation that was approved by the Senate late Thursday and sent to Mr. Biden for his signature. The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act passed the lower chamber by a vote of 234-193. … Read more

Gun safety bill: Senate will take critical vote to advance bipartisan legislation

CNN — The Senate is poised to take a critical vote on Thursday to advance a major bipartisan gun safety bill toward final passage. The vote is expected to succeed with Republican support, putting the legislation on a path to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The bipartisan gun deal represents the first … Read more

Officers with rifles, ballistic shield entered Uvalde school 9 minutes after gunman

Multiple police officers armed with rifles and a ballistic shield were inside Robb Elementary School 19 minutes after the gunman, according to new details — yet law enforcement still waited roughly an hour to breach the classroom where the shooter carried out his deadly rampage last month. The new details were included in reports by … Read more

Cornyn faces boos at Texas GOP convention

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) was booed while delivering remarks during a Texas GOP convention in Houston, Texas, on Friday. Boos from a crowd of people listening to his remarks could be heard from several videos posted on Twitter. Cornyn has an A-plus rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and is the top Republican negotiator … Read more

Conservative senators frustrated at Cornyn’s handling of gun talks

Frustration inside the Senate GOP conference is boiling among conservatives at the way Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) is handling the bipartisan gun reform negotiations — putting the man who aspires to succeed Mitch McConnell as Republican leader in a political jam. Why it matters: Some senators are viewing these negotiations as a test case for … Read more

Calvary Lutheran School evacuated, searched after bomb threat

Students attending summer activities at a Kansas City-area Christian school had to be evacuated Wednesday morning after someone made a bomb threat against the building. According to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, a bomb threat was reported against Calvary Lutheran Church and School of Wornall Road around 9:30 a.m. Police said students inside for … Read more

McConnell says he will likely vote for gun safety bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday announced he supports a bipartisan framework on gun safety and will likely vote for legislation that reflects it. “For myself, I’m comfortable with the framework and if the legislation ends up reflecting the framework, I’ll be supportive,” McConnell told reporters after the weekly Senate GOP conference lunch. … Read more

Manchin on Senate gun deal: ‘No law-abiding gun owner should be offended by this’

Sen. Joe Manchin (DW.Va.) on Monday defended the bipartisan Senate agreement on gun reform reached over the weekend in the wake of the latest spate of mass shootings, saying none of the measures agreed upon should concern America’s lawful gun owners. During an appearance on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” Manchin said that gun … Read more