LISA MARIE PANE

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorney general for Washington D.C. has issued subpoenas to the National Rifle Association and its related charitable foundation as part of an investigation into allegations of financial misconduct inside the powerful gun lobbying organization.

Jul. 12, 2019 4:49 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Guns

ATLANTA (AP) — THE ISSUE: The right to bear arms is fundamental to the U.S., carved into the Constitution and seemingly embedded in the national DNA.

Oct. 22, 2016 3:58 AM EDT
Trump endorsement by police group exposes divide among ranks

ATLANTA (AP) — A national police organization's endorsement of Donald Trump has exposed a divide within the ranks of law enforcement: Can they support someone who calls himself the law-and-order candidate but was caught on tape bragging about sexually predatory behavior toward women?And what about Trump antagonizing the very minority communities that police agencies need to win over amid turmoil over police shootings of unarmed black men?Last month, the national Fraternal Order of Police endorsed the New York businessman, saying he's the candidate who takes time to understand the issues facing law enforcement.

Oct. 14, 2016 10:33 AM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Guns

ATLANTA (AP) — THE ISSUE: The right to bear arms is fundamental to the U.S., carved into the Constitution and seemingly embedded in the national DNA.

Sep. 28, 2016 12:58 PM EDT
Call to arms or satire? Petition pleads for open carry

A petition seeking to allow firearms to be openly carried inside the arena for this summer's Republican National Convention is sparking debate, attracting tens of thousands of signatures in a matter of days.

Mar. 28, 2016 3:38 PM EDT
Call to arms or satire? Petition pleads for open carry

A petition seeking to allow firearms to be openly carried inside the arena for this summer's Republican National Convention is sparking debate, attracting tens of thousands of signatures in a matter of days.

Mar. 28, 2016 3:33 PM EDT
Petition wants open carry of guns at Republican convention

A petition seeking to allow firearms to be openly carried inside the arena for this summer's Republican National Convention is sparking debate, attracting tens of thousands of signatures in a matter of days.

Mar. 28, 2016 3:33 PM EDT
Gun control not resonating as key issue in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Charleston. San Bernardino. Roseburg, Oregon. With each mass shooting in the United States in the past year, a debate raged about whether gun-control measures were overdue to make Americans safe.

Feb. 5, 2016 4:58 PM EST