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GOP primary challenger Joe Walsh says he’s ‘a big gun guy’ and that ‘the numbers’ on gun violence have been good the pas...

GOP primary and Trump challenger Joe Walsh is aligned with most Republicans who want to maintain strong gun rights.
A employee outside of a Walmart store.

A gun advocacy group says members were able to bring guns into Walmart even after it asked people to stop openly carrying firearms in stores

Aldi and Meijer announced that they are asking customers not to open carry in stores, joining CVS, Walgreens, and Kroger in following Walmart's lead.

In retail’s battle over firearms, Walgreens is following Walmart’s lead and barring customers from openly carrying guns

Walgreens isn't the only major retailer to take action as the gun control debate rages on in the United States. Kroger has also banned open carry.
A photo from the Dayton Police Department shows the shooter's AR-15-style gun outfitted with a pistol brace.

The Dayton shooter modified his gun with a ‘pistol brace,’ a device that could become the new bump stock of the gun-control debate

A device used in Sunday's deadly shooting in Dayton, Ohio, could spur a new debate over guns and how some owners are modifying them.
School teachers taking firearm training course.

Hundreds of teachers are preparing for ‘Train a Teacher Day,’ where they’ll learn how to shoot guns

Nearly 300 gun shops around the US will offer free firearm training courses for teachers and promote campus carry policies.
An estimated 4,000 people gathered to march for solidarity in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood while President Donald Trump was visiting October 30, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The march was in support of the victims of the Tree of Life mass shooting October 27, 2018.

‘We didn’t invite you here’: Observers gave Trump an icy welcome as his motorcade traveled to a synagogue shooting memorial in Pitts...

Some observers in Pittsburgh told President Donald Trump he was not welcome as he arrived for a memorial held for victims of a synagogue shooting.

Democrats in red states have started using guns in campaign ads

While Democrats are pushing for stricter gun control in record numbers across the United States, upstart candidates in more conservative regions are airing campaign ads featuring their exercise of the 2nd Amendment.
Maria Butina.

29-year-old Russian suspect Maria Butina viewed trading sex for favors as a ‘necessary aspect of her activities’ in the US, DOJ says

The Department of Justice says Maria Butina gained access to an "extensive network" of influential US individuals through a person denoted in a document as "US Person 1," widely believed to be the GOP strategist Paul Erickson.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) speaks during a House Foreign Affairs Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Subcommittee hearing.

Pro-Russia congressman thinks the indictment of Maria Butina is part of a ‘deep state’ plot against Trump

California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher called the indictment of a Russian national linked to the National Rifle Association "ridiculous" and part of a "deep state" attempt to undermine President Donald Trump's credibility.
A man with a NRA cap holds his gun while people with their AR-15-style rifles pray during a blessing ceremony at the Sanctuary Church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania on February 28, 2018.

An NRA-linked Russian national was arrested and charged with spying

Maria Butina, a Russian gun-rights activist with deep ties to the National Rifle Association, was arrested on espionage charges this weekend. Butina is accused of working as a Russian agent at the direction of a high ranking Russian government official believed to be Alexander Torshin.