US President Barack Obama Tuesday called for greater national effort against gun violence just hours after a latest school shooting happening in the US State of Oregon Tuesday left two dead, including a student.
The Obama administration announced new steps on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a loophole that lets circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations.
A US Republican provoked extreme reactions on social media sites with the inflammatory new bumper sticker released by his re-election campaign that connecting the debate over abortion with that of gun control.
Choking back tears almost from the start, the mother of a Newtown, Connecticut, shooting victim made a deeply personal plea from the White House for Americans and their leaders to embrace her call to act on gun violence.
Members of the Sikh Community joined President Barack Obama as he sought to spur lawmakers into action against gun violence in the wake of tragedies like the Newtown massacre in December that killed 20 first-graders.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a new USD 12 million television ad campaign that will push senators in key states to back gun control efforts, including comprehensive background checks.