• Gabby Giffords steps into New Mexico firearms debate

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former Congresswoman and mass shooting survivor Gabrielle Giffords and her national advocacy group for gun safety stepped into a tense debate Wednesday at the New Mexico Legislature about proposals to expand background checks on nearly all commercial firearms transactions and to restrict access to guns temporarily in domestic violence situations.

  • New Mexico considers restricting guns in Statehouse

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Visitors to the New Mexico state capital would no longer be able to openly carry firearms under a bill endorsed by a panel of lawmakers.