gun control

Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s been no shortage of madness this March

Get your Boss Buttons ready, day-jobbers … It’s that thrilling time of…

 

The family of Abel Esquivel, a man killed with a revolver stolen from a San Francisco police officer's car, has filed a claim against The City and the police department. (Courtesy photo)

Family files claim against SF over son killed with cop’s stolen gun

The family of a 23-year-old man shot and killed with a revolver…

 

This photo provided by Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., shows Democrat members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center, and Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., left, participate in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Rep. John Yarmuth via AP)

Rebellious Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over guns

WASHINGTON — Rebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday,…

 

In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns…

In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

California lawmakers approve gun-violence research center

SACRAMENTO — California's state budget includes $5 million for a gun violence…

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., right, and other Democratic senators, calls for gun control legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando LGBT nightclub this week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress stalemated on guns despite shooting, filibuster

WASHINGTON — The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the…

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., right, and other Democratic senators, calls for gun control legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando LGBT nightclub this week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
This frame grab provided by C-SPAN shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on  Wednesday, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. (Senate Television via AP)

Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns wages filibuster

WASHINGTON — A Democratic senator waged a filibuster into the night Wednesday,…

This frame grab provided by C-SPAN shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on  Wednesday, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. (Senate Television via AP)
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers down during their visit to a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting Thursday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

In Orlando, Obama calls for healing, meets with families

ORLANDO, Fla. — President Barack Obama said Thursday that a military campaign…

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers down during their visit to a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting Thursday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

California Democrats advance gun control bills after Orlando

SACRAMENTO — Democrats on a California legislative panel voted Tuesday to advance…

Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)
Gun owners in San Francisco are now required to secure any firearms left in a parked car by keeping them in the trunk if inaccessible from inside of the vehicle or in a lock box affixed to the car out of view such as under the seat. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF requires safer storage of firearms left in vehicles

San Francisco added a new gun control law to the books Tuesday…

Gun owners in San Francisco are now required to secure any firearms left in a parked car by keeping them in the trunk if inaccessible from inside of the vehicle or in a lock box affixed to the car out of view such as under the seat. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
President Barack Obama wipes away tears from his eyes as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday about steps his administration is taking to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

‘It gets me mad’ – Obama acts alone on gun control

WASHINGTON — Tears streaking his cheeks, President Barack Obama launched a final-year…

President Barack Obama wipes away tears from his eyes as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday about steps his administration is taking to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama’s move on guns may have only modest effect on violence

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's move to tighten controls on guns could…

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama moves to require background checks for more gun sales

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama moved Monday to require all gun sellers…

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama explores unilateral steps on guns

HONOLULU — President Barack Obama is looking for ways to keep guns…

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. talks about the compromise process of working on the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill with the Republicans holding the majority in Congress.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Reid suggests Dems to blame on gun bill losses

WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said Thursday his party has…

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. talks about the compromise process of working on the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill with the Republicans holding the majority in Congress.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In this Dec. 9 photo, sales associate Mike Conway, right, shows Paul Angulo a pistol at Bullseye Sport gun shop in Riverside. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

States expanded gun rights after Sandy Hook school massacre

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School,…

In this Dec. 9 photo, sales associate Mike Conway, right, shows Paul Angulo a pistol at Bullseye Sport gun shop in Riverside. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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San Francisco continues to increase gun control laws

San Francisco gun control efforts continued Thursday with a proposal to ban…

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A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

SF finalizes settlement in Nevada ‘patient dumping’ case

A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada approved Tuesday by the San…

A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Amy Schumer became emotional during a news conference in New York on Monday. She is teaming up with her distant cousin, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, to try and enact gun control regulations. (Seth Wenig/AP)

Scoop: Amy Schumer speaks for gun control

Not everything is funny in Amy Schumer’s life. On Monday, the comedian…

Amy Schumer became emotional during a news conference in New York on Monday. She is teaming up with her distant cousin, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, to try and enact gun control regulations. (Seth Wenig/AP)
High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Up in arms: San Francisco’s last gun shop concerned about proposal to video record all firearm sales

Steven Alcairo was working underneath his car outside his Visitacion Valley home…

High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)