The suit seeks to establish federal monitoring of the military’s compliance with reporting laws, after lapses were exposed following a massacre at a Texas church.
The Justice Department is continuing to work on the issue of bump stocks, despite public and private misgivings of its own officials.
The House easily passed legislation requiring each state to recognize another state’s concealed-carry gun permit. But the bill faces doubt in the Senate.
Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, said that the mass shooting in Texas this month showed that “relevant information may not be getting reported” to the database.
For many families across an America battered by wildfires, hurricanes and mass shootings, this Thanksgiving is the first major holiday since life was ripped apart.
Frank Pomeroy, whose daughter was among those killed in Sutherland Springs, Tex., must help heal a torn community while trying to heal himself.