Biden wants to end gun maker liability protections That could sink the industry advocates say

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden would like some divine help on his gun control agenda, but his ask might be surprising. And firearm makers warn the results could be dire for their industry. During remarks announcing new executive actions to curb gun violence Thursday, Biden’s speech took a detour as he imagined being ableContinue Reading

Biden to unveil executive actions to curb gun violence nominate a permanent ATF director

President Joe Biden is set to unveil six executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence on Thursday, following a string of mass shootings that has put pressure on the administration to act the president’s long-held campaign promise to tackle gun control. The president also is expected to announce his nomination of David Chipman as the director of the JusticeContinue Reading

Latina ex Rep Debbie Mucarsel Powell is on a new personal mission gun control

MIAMI — Seeing her father’s body with gunshot wounds was one of the most traumatic moments for former Florida congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell as she grappled with the shock and grief of losing him to gun violence in 1996. The former Democratic lawmaker, who was the first South American-born member ofContinue Reading

Biden poised for major Hill victory but faces some flashing red lights

By most conventional measures, President Biden should be riding pretty high.He is about to score his first major legislative victory, pumping nearly $2 trillion—a staggering figure—into the economy to deal with the pandemic. A new ABC poll shows 68 percent of those surveyed approving of his approach to the crisis, a figure that includes 35…Continue Reading