Gun shows in the United States
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control. Wednesday’s vote was a jarring blow to the drive to curb firearms.
GLENDALE (CNS) – The Glendale City Council voted 3-2 last night to approve an ordinance banning gun shows at city-owned buildings and parks, a move that would evict the Glendale Gun Show from its traditional home at the Glendale Civic Auditorium.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even in its heyday, the statistic wasn’t the kind you could count on. A finding that 30-to-40 percent of guns changed hands outside the background-check system was, at best, a rough guide post in the murky gun-ownership universe.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities are looking for a man accused of killing his grandparents in Renton, Wash., after getting out of prison.
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Reacting to the Connecticut school shooting massacre, the city of Glendale has decided to draft a law banning gun shows on city-owned property.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The Hearst Connecticut Media Group is apologizing because one of its newspapers ran an ad for an antique gun show next to an article about the Newtown school shooting.