New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes questions during a statehouse news conference to announce he will not run for president.  (10/3/2011)  Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Tuesday, October 04, 2011 15:31:01 4896 3264

Chris Christie announces plan to review New Jersey gun laws

Chris Christie for reports: On the cusp of a Presidential bid, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) late Monday announced that the state’s gun purchase and permitting laws would be under official review. Christie by executive order directed that those who apply for a... Read More
Congressman David Cicilline. Photo:

Congressman from Rhode Island introduces new gun control bills

Mark Schieldrop for reports: Two weeks after the mass-killing of worshippers at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, has introduced three bills to restrict access to guns. Cicilline, a founding member of Mayors Against Illegal... Read More
Kalashnikov USA is now selling its first American-made guns, like the US132Z picture here with a 30-round high capacity magazine. Source: Kalashnikov USA

CNN: The first American-made Kalashnikovs are now for sale

Aaron Smith for CNNMoney reports: Kalashnikov USA announced on Tuesday that it is now selling AK-47 assault rifles and shotguns that have been manufactured at a U.S. factory. The Kalashnikov USA web site provides a menu of two rifles and two shotguns, all semiautomatics. One... Read More
District of Columbia Court of Appeals

WaPo: Federal appeals court lets new D.C. gun law stand, pending final ruling

Spencer Hsu for The Washington Post reports: A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the District can continue enforcing its new rules for gun permits, pending a final ruling on whether the restrictions are constitutional — indicating that the judges see some merit in the... Read More
President Barack Obama on Friday delivered a eulogy for Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney, a victim of the mass shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. (Photo: New York Times) Obama calls on supporters to back gun control

Jared Morgan for reports: Following his Friday eulogizing of the victims of a brutal mass shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, two weeks ago, President Barack Obama on Sunday called on supporters to rally behind him in implementing more gun control in... Read More