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.
Activists warn the practice of detaining people at courthouses and other government venues has discouraged immigrants from cooperating with authorities, even when they are victims of violent crimes.
Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., already have such legislation, also known as extreme risk protection order laws, in place.
The choice to treat the El Paso, Texas, shooting as domestic terrorism opens up law enforcement's ability to investigate 8chan and the sites where extremism finds a home.
Could a weekend of deadly violence in the United States lead to federal gun-law reform?