Dec 9, 2013 — But Republicans blocked a measure that would have strengthened the restrictions on the firearms that can skirt airport detectors.
Apr 2, 2013 — Echoing some of the things suggested by NRA leaders in the wake of the Newtown school shooting, a task force created by the association has come back with its report.
Feb 3, 2013 — A Super Bowl ad produced by a group backed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg uses old video of the NRA chief calling for limited background checks. The ad, which will air in some markets during the third quarter of the Super Bowl, comes amid a heated debate over guns.
Jan 30, 2013 — The national debate over gun laws has taken on urgency since last year's shootings at an elementary school in Connecticut and a movie theater in Colorado. Giffords, who was shot in January 2011, is adding her voice. At a Senate hearing, all sides made their cases.
Jan 27, 2013 — In an interview with The New Republic, the president said that those who dismiss the traditions of hunting "out of hand make a big mistake." The comments come amid his administration's efforts to push gun control in the wake of the shootings last month in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children were killed.
Jan 16, 2013 — The administration is releasing its plan for reducing gun violence. The National Rifle Association is using the fact that the president's daughters are protected by guards with guns to make its case for putting armed officers in schools. The video is "repugnant and cowardly," the White House says.
Jan 15, 2013 — Released one month after the mass shooting at a school in Connecticut, the app has angered many. So far, neither the NRA nor the company that developed the app have commented.
Jan 13, 2013 — David Keene said Sunday on CNN that Congress is not going to be able to pass as assault weapons ban. The comments come in the wake of a call by the White House and some lawmakers to ban assault weapons and curb the size of ammunition clips.
Jan 8, 2013 — The National Rifle Association says it is sending a representative to hear what the vice president's task force on gun issues has to say. The organization has made clear, though, that it opposes changes to gun laws if they restrict Americans' ability to buy firearms.
Dec 26, 2012 — Washington, D.C., city police are investigating whether NBC News' David Gregory broke the district's laws when he displayed what he said was a "magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets" on Sunday's edition of Meet the Press.