Gun Control

April 11, 2017

Trump tweeted the day after the Tennessee bus crash, but has been silent on San Bernardino

The president's Twitter feed has remained noticeably silent about Monday's shooting at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California.

March 30, 2017

NRA joins with Donald Trump Jr. to press for looser silencer laws

A bill deregulating silencers may soon land on President Donald Trump's desk.
March 30, 2017

In Trump’s America, liberals are finally reaching for their guns

Some on the left are getting serious about self-defense — disrupting 30 years of Democratic politics and enraging their comrades.
Feb. 15, 2017

Senate strikes down rule aimed at preventing mentally ill people from buying guns

The rule sought to prevent those deemed mentally incapable of managing their finances from purchasing guns.
Feb. 2, 2017

House Republicans just voted to weaken background checks on guns

The Obama regulation sought to prevent people with serious mental health problems from buying guns.
Jan. 6, 2017

Florida lawmaker tried to make guns legal in airports right before the mass shooting in Ft. Lauderdale

A Florida state senator filed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in airport terminals.

Dec. 8, 2016
Dec. 8, 2016
Nov. 8, 2016

The nation's biggest gunmaker plans to change its name to "American Outdoor Brands"

Smith & Wesson may ditch its 164-year-old name.
Oct. 26, 2016

Stevie Wonder serenades Hillary Clinton, praises her work for people with disabilities

The Democratic presidential nominee celebrates her 69th birthday on Oct. 26.
Oct. 4, 2016

Mike Pence's stance on gun control: The NRA gives him an "A" rating, if that's any clue

Here's what you need to know about Donald Trump's running mate on guns.

Oct. 4, 2016

Tim Kaine's stance on gun control: Why the candidate's firearms position may surprise you

Here's what you need to know about Tim Kaine's position on gun control
Sept. 21, 2016

These are the key issues to look out for this 2016 election season

State ballot initiatives will spotlight a host of hot-button issues.
Sept. 17, 2016
Sept. 16, 2016

What to know about California's 2016 gun control ballot measure, Prop 63

Californians will vote on whether to impose new ammunition restrictions.
Sept. 13, 2016

A "black rifles matter" sign is making people very uncomfortable

Linc Sample said Black Lives Matter activists should be "flattered" that he used the phrase.

Sept. 1, 2016

Survivors of the Aurora 'Dark Knight' shooting must pay the theater $700K in legal fees

Four victims will pay the $700,000 bill — another 41 will split a $150,000 settlement.
Aug. 29, 2016

Clinton and Trump fans find shaky common ground in unlikely place: gun control

Clinton voters put gun ownership regulations first. Trump backers prioritize gun rights.
Aug. 24, 2016

Texas students protest campus open carry gun laws by openly carrying dildos

As campus carry comes to the University of Texas at Austin, protesters are fighting back with different weapons: sex toys.
Aug. 12, 2016

Chicago Gun Violence Just Hit a Historic High: Nearly 100 People Were Shot in the Last 7 Days

The city hasn't seen this much gun violence since the 1990s.
Aug. 10, 2016

Donald Trump's Camp Got a Secret Sevice Talking-To Over the Second Amendment Comment

The agency has had "multiple conversations" with the Trump campaign over his remarks on Tuesday.

Aug. 4, 2016

ISIS Thinks Americans Are "Dumb" for Not Having Stricter Gun Laws

ISIS knows easy access to firearms in the U.S. makes their job easy, too.
Aug. 1, 2016
July 28, 2016

Here's Hillary Clinton's Stance on Gun Control

Here's where the Democratic presidential nominee stands.
July 28, 2016

The Mother of an Orlando Shooting Victim Just Gave the DNC Speech of the Night 

Leinonen told the audience Clinton is the only candidate running with a plan to end gun violence.

July 28, 2016

In One Powerful Quote, Gabby Giffords Brought the DNC Crowd to Its Feet

The former Arizona congresswoman survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 2011 assassination attempt.
July 20, 2016

Where Is It Legal to Carry a Gun? List of States With Concealed-Carry Laws

Concealed-carry laws vary under the auspices of state legislatures.
July 12, 2016

Donald Trump Says Crime Is Out of Control — Here's Why He's Totally Wrong

Donald Trump is wrong about crime in the U.S.
July 8, 2016

Black Lawmakers React to Dallas Shootings, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling

Black members of Congress see the tragedies as an opening to enact gun control and policing reforms.