This Congress Has Made More Progress on Early Gun Bills Than Any Other in the Last 10 Years
In the wake of a week of racist, terroristic mass shootings, here's a look at the status of the new firearms bills introduced at the beginning of the year.
After a Weekend of Deadly Shootings, Republicans Offer Renewed Support for Red Flag Laws
Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., already have such legislation, also known as extreme risk protection order laws, in place.
Domestic Disputes Are More Likely to Turn Deadly in Cities Where Guns Are Easy to Obtain
New research finds a link between intimate-partner homicides and the per-capita number of gun dealers in an urban county.
Firearm Buybacks Could Be Part of a Solution for Gun Violence in the U.S.
The strategy is complicated by the sheer number of guns in American homes—nearly half of the total number of firearms worldwide.
A Deadly Weekend in America Renews Attention to Congress' Languishing Gun-Control Bills
Could a weekend of deadly violence in the United States lead to federal gun-law reform?
The NRA's Legal Counsel and Executives Have Been Billing the Non-Profit Millions of Dollars in Fees
Accountants have been attempting to investigate what they believe to be financial mismanagement since 2018, but attempts were thwarted according to a senior employee.
Research Finds That Having a Gun in Your Home Can Make Your Household Less Safe
A new study finds that residents of states with higher levels of gun ownership are more likely to be shot to death by a family member or intimate partner.
As the Republican Senate Blocks Reform, States Pass Their Own Gun-Control Laws
Since their governors' offices flipped to Democrat, New Mexico and Nevada have paved the way on gun reform.
A 'Morbid Fascination' With Columbine High School Might Lead to Its Shuttering
The 20th anniversary of the massacre has prompted an increase in security concerns as devout "Columbiners" flock to the campus.
If You're Diagnosed With Dementia, Should You Lose Your Second Amendment Rights?
When a family member gets diagnosed with dementia, gun-rights advocates have a difficult choice ahead of them.
Minority Students in Texas Raise Concerns Over a Program Arming Teachers
The state is looking to expand its school marshal program, which allows teachers to carry firearms in case of an active shooter, causing some students to worry about their safety.
Cory Booker's Gun Control Plan: An Essential Reading List
Booker's proposal includes a gun licensing program, an assault weapons ban, and more support for victims and communities of gun violence.
Viewfinder: Trump Supporters Take Selfies at the National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting
Skippy Thomas, a member of the National Rifle Association, takes a selfie with President Donald Trump in the background during the NRA's annual meeting at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 26th, 2019.
When Older Americans With Depression and Dementia Have Access to Firearms
A new study finds that older Americans with risk factors for harming themselves or others don't seem to be any less likely to have access to firearms than anyone else their age.
Are Active Shooter Drills Harming More Than They're Helping?
Some teachers have reported being shot with pellet guns and experiencing ongoing trauma after the drills, yet the effectiveness of the training is unproven.
The NRA's Losing Case Against Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act
Extreme risk protection orders have worked at the state level.
Viewfinder: A Remembrance Service for the Christchurch Victims
Guests and members of the public look on during a National Remembrance Service at Waitangi Park on March 29th, 2019, in Wellington, New Zealand.
Can Congress Pass a Law Disarming People in Crisis?
The Republican-controlled Senate on Tuesday held a hearing about extreme risk protection orders, which are supposed to prevent pre-planned mass violence and firearm suicides.
To Prevent School Shootings, Texas Legislators Want to Focus on Mental Health
Advocates have raised concerns that this approach can stigmatize people with mental illness as if they're inherently violent.
The Psychological Aftermath of Surviving School Shootings
The recent Parkland student suicides call attention to the long-term effects of school shootings on mental health, academic performance, and economic achievement.
A Week of Mourning After the Christchurch Shootings (in Photos)
Communities across continents held vigils, protests, moments of silence, and prayer services.