"If you're talking about going and taking people's guns from them there's going to be a lot of violence," McCain said on 'The View' Wednesday.
Gun owners in the state of Texas can now legally bring firearms into churches, synagogues and schools after a loosening of restrictions passed by legislators earlier this year.
On Sunday, sweeping new changes on gun laws take effect in the Lone Star State — making it easier to carry guns in public places, including schools and churches.
Fox News' Judge Andrew Napolitano was tasked with explaining to an incredulous Martha MacCallum and Ainsley Earhardt how the Dayton, Ohio shooter was able to legally purchase guns.
"Australia has strict gun laws and they still own guns AND the country is safe from unnecessary gun violence. See how that works?"
U.S. social media users have deployed hashtags such as #NRA to criticize changes in New Zealand gun laws, analysis finds.
"As a New Zealander, I can't imagine a country that is less likely to ignore this and do nothing as the United States has done after Columbine, Sandy Hook and all the others," said gun control expert Philip Alpers, a researcher at the University of Sydney and founding director of GunPolicy.org, which tracks gun laws around the world.
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan proposed that parents hold a nationwide boycott of schools until U.S. gun laws are changed to protect students.
America doesn't have a gun problem. It's enduring a crisis of inappropriately treated mental illness that began decades ago but has worsened in recent years.
Campaign groups identify 10 states where pro-gun lawmakers could be forced out.
Out-of-state residents can apply for a nonresident concealed carry permit in Virginia without ever stepping foot in the state, or placing a finger on a trigger.
Since the Parkland, Florida, shooting, we've seen a surge of support for prevention of gun violence.
Retail giant Walmart announced it would be raising the age for firearms buyers to 21 and will ban items resembling assault-style rifles
Many social issues divide Americans by age. Gun control is not one of them.
Police say that the Florida high school student showed poor judgement but is not a threat.
The gun rights group has its own lobbying arm and employs in-house lobbyists.
The poll also shows rising support for stricter gun laws.
National walkouts have been called over gun control following the Florida shooting.
"Parents have the right to send their kids to school in the mornings and see them home alive at the end of the day," organizers of the walkout wrote on a Facebook page.
The military has moved quickly to add a backlog of thousands of names to the list after the mass shooting by an ex-serviceman.
"If we were to make an apology, that would suggest that we have done something wrong," the company said.
Texas's defiance and love of firepower lives on.