8:51 a.m. April 7, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
Biden to announce executive actions on guns on Thursday: reportPresident Joe Biden is expected to roll out a package of executive actions on Thursday aimed at curbing gun violence, according to a citing unnamed sources. The actions will include directing his administration to start the process of requiring background checks for buyers of "ghost guns," which are homemade firearms without serial numbers, the report said. Gun stocks jumped following the report but have since given up that gain, leaving Sturm, Ruger & Co. shares down 0.9% in recent trading, while Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. shares were up 0.8%.
12:32 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020
- By Davide Mamone
‘Their first instinct was to face the crisis by buying a gun’: Charlotte deals with life after the GOP Convention amid COVID-19 — and braces for November’s election ‘I am a raging pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, pro-everything social liberal, as far left you can get in this country. But I am also a proud pro-Second Amendment supporter,’ says Jonathan Lee, 46, an Uber driver ‘I am a raging pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, pro-everything social liberal, as far left you can get in this country. But I am also a proud pro-Second Amendment supporter,’ says Jonathan Lee, 46, an Uber driver.
2:41 p.m. July 3, 2020
- Associated Press
Michigan couple face criminal charges after wife points gun at fellow customer in Chipotle parking lot The couple, who are white, engaged with a Black woman and her daughters in the altercationA white couple face criminal charges after one of them was captured on video pulling a handgun on a Black woman and her daughters in a restaurant parking lot in Michigan.
4:53 p.m. June 24, 2020
- Associated Press
So seriously, what’s up with the fireworks everywhere these days? From bored kids to police conspiracies, theories aboundThey’ve become a nightly nuisance ringing out from Connecticut to California, angering sleep-deprived residents and alarming elected officials.