The proposal would expand who could apply for a risk warrant and prevent people in crisis from buying guns.
About 400 members of Moms Demand Action, a gun control group that was formed the day after the Dec. 14, 2012, Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, say they are interested in running for office, and many may do so next year.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy is travelling to New Hampshire next week to help sell Hillary Clinton’s gun safety plan in a state with strong gun rights supporters.
Since the shootings in Newtown, a resurgence of the gun control movement is challenging the status quo. Nonprofit organizations on each side of the gun rights issue are battling like they haven’t in years, all trying to shape the country’s politics and win over the American people.