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?
A misogyny-fueled killing spree spurred reams of news coverage. Now an online archive aims to allow a community to tell its own story of grief.
Booker's proposal includes a gun licensing program, an assault weapons ban, and more support for victims and communities of gun violence.
Guests and members of the public look on during a National Remembrance Service at Waitangi Park on March 29th, 2019, in Wellington, New Zealand.
Communities across continents held vigils, protests, moments of silence, and prayer services.
Survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, have advocated for treating gun violence as a public-health issue.
A man lights candles at a vigil on December 13th, 2018, in memory of the victims of an attack near the Christmas market of Strasbourg in France.
A quick look at the regulations and numbers doesn't necessarily suggest the state's laws are useless.
After the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, here's what research can tell us about the tragedy's effects on mental health.
Studies find that many of them connect with like-minded believers online and broadcast their ideology and intentions before they act.
In his two years in office, Trump has done plenty to legitimize views previously considered too extreme for political discourse—and that, in turn, has opened the door for political violence.
People arrive for a vigil at the Allegheny County Soldiers Memorial in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 28th, 2018.
Retired carpenter Greg Zanis, who installed 58 crosses last year—one for each person killed—set up the memorial again with new crosses for the massacre's anniversary.
New research finds they are more likely than their black counterparts to be portrayed as victims of mental illness.
Researchers find that those who have a mental illness are more likely to be the victim of a violent crime.
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.
The coffin of Santa Fe High School shooting victim Sabika Sheikh, 17, is carried during her funeral service in Stafford, Texas, on May, 20th, 2018.