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US top court rules domestic abusers can`t own guns

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 04:46

The US Supreme Court upheld a federal law Wednesday barring anyone convicted of even a minor domestic violence charge from ever owning a gun.

Obama for new gun laws to stop `ritual` of massacres

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 09:51

The killing of 12 people by an alleged lone gunman at the US Navy Yard here has revived the demands for strong gun control measures, absence of which has been the major cause for "ritual" of shooting massacres, US President Barack Obama has said.

US activist invokes Gandhi for gun rights

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 16:02

Activist Adam Kokesh, 31, who according to media reports, "has a history of rabble-rousing and self-promotion", has vowed to respond "with satyagraha".

Assaults weapon ban dropped from US gun control bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 12:35

The US gun control legislation that would be presented in the Senate next month, will not include ban on assaults weapons, US lawmakers have decided.

Four wounded in shooting on Bourbon Street

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 13:23

Four people were shot on very crowded Bourbon Street as revelers partied amid the countdown to Mardi Gras, sending people running, police and bystanders said.

Get weapons of war off the streets: Obama

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 11:34

Obama said there is broad agreement among Americans on "common-sense steps" as requiring universal background checks.

US gun lobby opposes universal background checks

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 08:58

The NRA`s Wayne LaPierre said that background checks would lead to a national registry of gun owners.

Firearms go off at gun shows in US: Five hurt

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 16:21

At least five people, including a woman, were injured after weapons went off at gun shows in three American cities, officials said Sunday.

Majority of Americans back stricter gun laws

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013, 18:18

Majority of Americans support stricter gun control laws in the country after the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in which 20 kids and 6 adults were killed, a new poll has found.

Sikh Americans favour tougher gun laws

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 13:23

Singh was among the select individuals invited for the White House event wherein Obama signed an Executive directive for gun control.

Obama proposes sweeping gun control measures

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 09:31

Obama also signed 23 executive-order measures, which do not require congressional approval.

US Congress unlikely to change gun laws: Pro-gun rights group

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 13:42

Leading gun-rights advocacy groups in the US have suggested that Congress would not pass major legislation limiting gun ownership.