News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

US gun lobby

Full text of US President Barack Obama’s speech on new gun control measures

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday wept in public as he announced a slew of executive measures to tackle the gun violence that claims thousands of lives in the country each year.

Jan 06, 2016, 22:05 PM IST

US gun lobby opposes universal background checks

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

Feb 04, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

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

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

Jan 14, 2013, 13:42 PM IST

US gun lobby says firm `no` to gun control

The most powerful gun lobby in US has ruled out backing new proposed restraints on firearms and has pushed for placing armed guards in schools.

Dec 24, 2012, 19:39 PM IST

US gun lobby breaks silence over shootings

America`s powerful gun lobby finally broke its silence with a promise to make "meaningful contributions" to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

Dec 19, 2012, 16:32 PM IST