These guns, magazines and gear were legal in Texas and Ohio. But that wasn’t always the case.
By Laura Santhanam
What exactly is on the table legislatively in Washington when it come to changing gun laws and school safety?…
By Lisa Desjardins
Seven states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws banning assault weapons. The others are California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey, according to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
By Associated Press
The AR-15 is the most popular rifle in America, and the most reviled. A civilian variant of the U.S. military’s standard-issue M16, the AR-15 has gained recent notoriety for its use in mass shootings in Newtown, Aurora, San Bernardino and…
By PBS NewsHour
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
At a rally for his presidential campaign Saturday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders addressed the recent rash of shootings on American college campuses and recommended policies to curb gun violence, including an assault weapons ban.
Lacking Strong Democratic Support, Senate Pulls Plug on Assault Weapons Ban…
In other news Thursday, the Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee approved a new ban on assault weapons. Also, President Barack Obama met with both Senate Republicans and House Democrats on Capitol Hill to push a long-term budget agreement.
In a Google Plus hangout Thursday moderated by the NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan, Vice President Joe Biden addressed many issues about gun safety, from an assault weapons ban and background checks to armed guards in schools and mental health resources.
Obama to Announce Proposal for Restricting Availability of Guns, Ammunition…
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