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Donald Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class

President Donald Trump has surprised lawmakers by embracing gun control measures that are tougher than usually supported by his party.

Mar 01, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

Viral Image: US mom breaks down to find her 3-year-old daughter standing on toilet seat - Read her Facebook post

A US woman urges politicians to think about gun control.

Jun 22, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

I was surprised too: Obama on his public crying

US President Barack Obama has said that he himself was surprised by his public crying this week while talking of steps to tackle gun violence.

Jan 08, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

Disagree with Obama's gun control measures, but his tears were real: Donald Trump

As President Barack Obama makes an aggressive push to curb gun violence, Donald Trump said he disagrees with the president on his gun control measures, but his tears were real.

Jan 07, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

US Prez Barack Obama weeps as he unveils gun control measures

Barack Obama summoned the memory of the 20 elementary school children killed three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

Jan 06, 2016, 00:20 AM IST

Islamist extremism vs gun control: How San Bernardino shooting polarised US politics

It seems that San Bernardino shooting incident has polarised the US politics.

Dec 06, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little likelihood of legislation on the federal level any time soon, despite changes in some states.

Aug 28, 2015, 04:02 AM IST

Meaningful gun control is possible: Amy Schumer

 Comedian Amy Schumer says she wants to promote the cause of gun control laws in the United States.

Aug 05, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Los Angeles takes a step toward gun control rules

 The city of Los Angeles on Tuesday endorsed a bill setting out rules for weapons owners on how to store their arms, a potential bellwether towards tackling the hugely controversial issue of gun control in the US.

Aug 05, 2015, 08:57 AM IST

Japan man jailed for making guns with 3D printer

A Japanese court today jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.

Oct 20, 2014, 14:32 PM IST

Obama calls gun control ``biggest frustration``

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.

Jun 11, 2014, 07:47 AM IST

Two charged in Chicago park shooting that wounded 13

Two men have been charged in connection with a shooting last week at a Chicago park that injured 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy, Chicago officials have announced.

Sep 24, 2013, 11:29 AM IST

Obama offers new gun control actions

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.

Aug 29, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

‘If babies had guns they wouldn`t be aborted’ election slogan sparks outrage in US

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.

Apr 13, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

Newtown mom pleads for gun control at White House

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.

Apr 13, 2013, 13:36 PM IST

Top Senate Democrat sets gun vote on Thursday

The Senate`s top Democrat says there will be a showdown vote on Thursday on his party`s effort to enact new gun restrictions.

Apr 10, 2013, 12:19 PM IST

US: 6-yr-old boy shot at by 4-yr-old, dies

A six-year-old boy has died in the US after being accidentally shot in head by his four-year-old neighbour while they were playing.

Apr 10, 2013, 11:39 AM IST

Sikh Americans join Obama in calling for gun control

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.

Mar 30, 2013, 00:47 AM IST

Sikh Americans join Obama in urging lawmakers on gun control

Sikh Americans on Friday joined US President Barack Obama in urging the lawmakers to pass laws to curb gun violence in the United States.

Mar 29, 2013, 15:02 PM IST

Obama again appeals for tough gun control laws

US President Barack Obama made passionate plea to lawmakers for tough gun control laws as details emerged of how Adam Lanza, gunman in Newtown school shooting, killed 20, planned another attack.

Mar 28, 2013, 23:01 PM IST