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U.S. House reignites gun-control debate with planned vote

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will vote next week on a measure ...

Latest gun control bid falters in Congress, Democrat sit-in ends

Another attempt at gun control faltered in the U.S. Congress on Thursday despite outrage at the Orlando massacre, ...

Democrats wind down gun protest after occupying U.S. House

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives began winding down a "sit in" at the chamber on Thursday, but vowed to renew the fight for more gun control after the gay nightclub ...
June 23, 2016 | 08:56 pm GMT+7

U.S. House Democrats hold "sit-in" demanding gun control vote, Republicans move to shut down

Democrats staged a "sit-in" on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday demanding the chamber remain in session until the Republican leadership agrees to a vote ...
June 23, 2016 | 09:28 am GMT+7

U.S. Senate blocks Democrats' plan to deny firearms to those on 'watch lists' after Orlando shooting

The U.S. Senate on Monday rejected four measures restricting gun sales after last week's massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to advocates who have failed to ...
June 21, 2016 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Orlando "moment of silence" disrupted over tighter gun policy debate

The U.S. House of Representatives erupted in shouting on Monday as lawmakers held a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Orlando mass shooting as Democrats protested the ...
June 14, 2016 | 07:55 am GMT+7