A strong majority of Americans not only support requiring background checks for all gun purchases, but also support requiring gun sellers to keep a record of their sales, a new poll has found.
Even as prospects of the US Congress approving the gun control legislation look dubious, President Barack Obama on Monday slammed Republicans for trying to stall gun reforms.
Melvin Lee Edwards pulled up to a stop sign near a busy off-ramp.
A former Arizona Congresswoman who survived being shot in the head is taking to the airwaves in hopes of persuading Congress to approve gun-control measures.
Obama said there is broad agreement among Americans on "common-sense steps" as requiring universal background checks.
A Sikh group has urged communities of all faiths to observe Feb 5, marking six months of the Aug 5 shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek.
US Vice President Joe Biden has hinted at launching background checks and restricting high-capacity magazines to check the gun menace.
Gabrielle Giffords, who was injured in a mass shooting, has launched a high-profile campaign against gun violence in America.
Day in Pics: 26th April
Showbiz World - April 26, 2015
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