The gun safety and gun law advocate group, Everytown, is once again ramping up their campaign in promoting reforms to the current gun policies and reduce gun violence by releasing a new video advertisement. The [more]
With the ongoing debate over the country's controversial firearm laws, gun control proponents Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Chris Murphy and Sen. Dianne Feinstein along with their constituents from Connecticut are apparently tired of debating and [more]
The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, is no stranger to Americans and is now a household name in the United States. Her stand on federal gun laws is also equally known to those who [more]
Smithsburg, Maryland – The annual Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. gun raffle is now requiring winners to undergo an extensive background check before being able to claim their prizes. Surprisingly the recent addition of the [more]
Donald Trump, one of the leading republican presidential candidates in the recent GOP polls, has presented his stand regarding the current gun control and background check laws in the country. He had recently expressed his [more]
The recent increase in the media coverage of gun related incidents has driven millions of Americans to purchase firearms at an alarming rate resulting in a record breaking number of gun background checks in the [more]
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968
The Omnibus Crime Bill also prohibited interstate trade in handguns, increased the minimum age to 21 for buying handguns, and established a national gun licensing system. This legislation was soon followed by the Gun Control Act of 1968, which set forth additional gun control restrictions.