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.
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.
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.
The NRA's Losing Case Against Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act
Extreme risk protection orders have worked at the state level.
The Best Gun-Control Laws Target Who Buys Guns, Not What They Buy
New research finds several state-level statutes are linked to homicide rates, including universal background checks.
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.
What Happens If Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce State Gun-Control Laws?
Second Amendment sanctuary counties are coming to liberal states, like New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington.
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.
The 116th Congress Is Refocused on Gun Control in the Wake of Parkland
A Pacific Standard analysis reveals the only other time a new Congress has introduced so many gun-control bills was in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting.
Democrats Used to Disagree About Gun Control. The 2020 Candidates Don't.
The current crop of frontrunners in the 2020 Democratic primary show the homogenization of the left's views on combating gun violence.
Brett Kavanaugh Has Already Had an Impact on the Supreme Court, Starting With Gun Rights
For proof of the newest Supreme Court justice's influence, look to a New York gun rights case.
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.
Why Thousand Oaks Students Left Anti-Gun Rhetoric Out of Their Gun Violence Demonstration
In the wake of the recent mass shooting, college students in Ventura County attempt to call for action without alienating a conservative community.
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.
In a Final Round of Signatures and Vetoes, California's Governor Takes Some Legislative Risks
At the end of his last term, Jerry Brown is showing willingness to clash with opposition both within the state and at the national level.
American Medical Association Endorses Proposals to Curb Gun Violence
The American Medical Association came out in support of a slew of progressive proposals to curb gun violence on Tuesday.
Viewfinder: Stoneman Douglas Students Discuss Gun Violence at the U.S. Capitol
Charlie Mirsky, and Alfonso Calderon, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, take part in a Gun Violence Prevention Forum at the House Visitor Center.
Cities Are Fighting Back Against State Preemption Policies on Local Gun Control Laws
There is brimming triangular tension between local, state, and national governing bodies about how cities should best protect their citizenry from gun violence.
A Federal Judge Dismisses a Challenge to Massachusetts' Assault Weapons Ban
In a Friday ruling, the judge upheld Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's crackdown on copycat assault weapons.
Workplace Shootings Like Today's at YouTube Are Becoming More Common
At least four people are injured and one is dead after today's shooting, and government statistics show that workplace shootings are on the rise.