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.
There's an Anti-Immigrant Amendment Tucked Into the Dems' Gun-Control Bill
Twenty-six Democrats in the House joined Republicans to pass a provision requiring that vendors notify ICE when background checks reveal gun applicants to be undocumented.
Viewfinder: Nancy Pelosi Introduces Legislation to Expand Background Checks for Gun Sales
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds a press conference with former Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords and Representative Mike Thompson (D-California) to introduce legislation expanding background checks for gun sales at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 8th, 2019.
California Has Some of the Country's Strictest Gun-Control Laws. How Could a Mass Shooting Happen There?
A quick look at the regulations and numbers doesn't necessarily suggest the state's laws are useless.
There's a Good Chance Congress Includes Background Check Legislation in Its Funding Bill
Congressional leaders intend to include a bipartisan measure called Fix National Instant Criminal Background System, which addresses the thoroughness of gun-purchase background checks by encouraging state use of criminal databases.
Democrats Push to Restart Funding for Gun Violence Research
New legislation would increase CDC funding for gun violence research from zero dollars to $10 million. The NRA calls the push “unethical” and an “abuse of taxpayer funds.”
Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money
Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going.