Democrats have long contended their support for gun control laws doesn't mean they want to take away law-abiding citizen's firearms.
The bill comes six months after a gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch.
The 27-year-old man allegedly told police that he wanted to "kill many people."
Walgreens, CVS and Wegmans have joined similar calls from Kroger and Walmart following multiple mass shootings in recent weeks.
It remains unclear how the suspect, who killed seven people and injured 23 others, obtained the AR-style rifle used in the rampage.
An FBI agent says authorities are responding to "an active shooter every other week in this country," as incidents trend up every year.
Several new laws going into effect on Sunday will make it easier to carry firearms in public places, like schools and churches.
“I’m still a little shook up," said the witness who took the video. "I’m just trying to wrap my mind around this because I never thought I would witness this."
Agents relied on Oregon's "red flag" law to take proactive measures to head off potential violence, The Oregonian reports.
The driver said he'd forgotten the weapon was in his vehicle, and school officials said there was no threat to the college.
President Trump's contradictory statements on gun policy this month have been confusing — but his stance has fluctuated many times in the last 20 years.
Following news that the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter bought his gun in Nevada, California asked its neighbor state to crack down on firearms.
The rule comes after police were involved in a record-breaking 44 shootings last year.
The incident raises serious concerns that concealed guns intended to protect students could kill them.
The Boyert Shooting Center in Katy said its summer sale was meant to celebrate teachers, but some have called the messaging insensitive.
The House speaker cited a constitutional provision that permits presidents to order lawmakers back to Washington “on extraordinary occasions.”
Mitch McConnell told a Kentucky radio station that Trump called him Thursday morning and they discussed several ideas.
In a new letter, mayors from across the country ask Senate leaders to bring the chamber back from recess to act on gun violence.