New legislation in Congress would expand prohibitions against racial profiling.
One bill would require congressional approval for any major new rules.
Dealers are now required to report the race and ethnicity of gun buyers.
Gun owners would receive up to $2,000 in tax breaks for voluntarily turning in guns.
Holmes Norton says Washington, D.C., is the “epicenter” of the fight over guns.
Police departments would receive federal funding to purchase bulletproof vests under new...
The measure was introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).
The House legislation would order the federal government to take a hands-off approach.
"Since President Obama took office in January 2009, the federal government has issued more than 468...
Another piece of legislation aims at banning armor-piercing ammunition.
The bill ensures that renters living in foreclosed properties aren't immediately evicted.
Sen. Booker says proposal would "right decades of wrong."
House Democrats are vowing to fight any gun proposals in appropriations legislation.
Children would have access to medical marijuana under new legislation introduced Tuesday.
A more comprehensive civil rights bill will be introduced later this spring.
New GOP legislation is once again pitting the conservative gun lobby against the deep blue District.
Eleanor Holmes Norton accuses Marco Rubio of "bullying" District residents.
The GOP legislation was introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Jim Jordan.
Sen. Jim Inhofe is seeking to prohibit the ATF from restricting "popular ammunition."
Rep. Kristi Noem's bill would relax standards supported by first lady Michelle Obama.
New legislation would prevent the administration from ever attempting to ban bullets.
Republicans do not have the votes to override a veto by Obama.
Rep. Eliot Engel said there is "no compelling argument" for "cop-killing ammunition."
Sens. Tom Udall and David Vitter are leading a bipartisan group of lawmakers.