Background Checks

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Parts of this image have been pixelated at source to conceal the identity of the defendant due to court order.) The man charged in relation to the Christchurch massacre, Brenton Tarrant, gestures in the dock for his appearance for murder in the Christchurch District Court on March 16, …

New Zealand Attacker Purchased All Firearms Legally

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Christchurch shooting suspect Brenton Tarrant had a license to own guns and obtained the five guns used in the Mosque attacks via that license.

Pelosi gives longest US House speech in more than a century

Pelosi: Bipartisan Background Check Legislation ‘Will Be a Priority’

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that bringing up bipartisan legislation on background checks “will be a priority for us in the next Congress.” Pelosi stated, “First, let me

A retailer in Muncie, Ind., advertises its acceptance of SNAP payments.

Report: Obama Admin Approved 71,000 SNAP Retailers Without Background Checks

The Obama administration approved more than 71,000 retailers to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits but did not require many of these retailers to undergo background checks, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Institute (GAI).

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 04: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds up the Speaker's gavel after being elected as the first woman Speaker during a swearing in ceremony for the 110th Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 4, 2007 in Washington, DC. Pelosi will lead …

Pelosi: Having Gavel Will Give Me ‘Leverage’ over Trump

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Tuesday that regaining her Speakership will give her leverage in her conversations with President Donald Trump and will make “all the difference in the world” when negotiating on issues like amnesty and gun control.