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Suit Seeks to Block Obama Order on Background Checks for Gun Buyers

A conservative advocacy group in the U.S. became the first group Tuesday to sue to block President Barack Obama's executive order calling for more background checks for gun buyers. Freedom Watch, which frequently contests actions taken by the Democratic president, contends that Obama did not have the legal authority to expand the government's background checks absent congressional action on the controversial issue. Gun ownership is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. Congress...

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