A report from the group “Safe Virginia Initiative” included seven policy recommendations, including a law that would require gun owners to report, within 24 hours, if a gun is lost or stolen and a measure preventing people from buying more than one handgun per month.
Twice in the span of 11 days last month, a black man who drew a gun in response to a crime in the U.S. was shot to death by a white police officer after apparently being mistaken for the bad guy.
On My Take, Clinton Yates reminds listeners that guns are designed to kill.
Most people under 21 won’t be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Justice Department “made a deal without the president’s approval,” referring to a settlement reached by the State Department in June. State acted on the advice of Justice Department lawyers.
“The bottom line is that we all deserve to feel safe where we study and where we work. There’s a lot more we could be doing and a lot more we should be doing,” said Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous.
In March, a 17-year-old boy shot and killed 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey at Great Mills High School. Students from the school will be holding a rally in Annapolis this weekend, demanding stricter gun control measures in Maryland. But, Willey’s mother isn’t sure she’ll be attending.
Police in Virginia say a 5-year-old boy shot himself in the wrist with his mother’s gun while she was driving him to a doctor’s appointment and talking on the phone.
In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, his views on gun control have not changed.
A gun rights group has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Maryland’s recently enacted ban on devices that increase the rate of fire of semi-automatic firearms.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s call to do “more than just pray” for the victims comes in a state that has fully embraced its gun culture and resisted previous attempts to scale it back.
Four students from Montgomery County were arrested Friday afternoon after they protested in support of gun control in front of Speaker Paul Ryan’s congressional office door.
The state of Maryland has stumbled across a novel way to satisfy gun-control opponents: create a licensing process that cannot be put into practice.
They are the “good guys with guns” the National Rifle Association says are needed to protect students from shooters: a school police officer, a teacher who moonlights in law enforcement, a veteran sheriff. Yet in a span of 48 hours in March, the three were responsible for gun safety lapses that put students in danger.
Marking 19 years since the massacre at Columbine High School that killed 13 people, local students are participating in a walkout protest on Friday to call for gun control. See photos.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.