By mid-June, there were 196 shooting incidents with least four people wounded or killed. That's up from 182 incidents over the same period last year.
By Steve Peoples and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
Wednesday's shooting at a congressional baseball practice marked the first high-profile test of Trump-era gun politics: Republican control of Congress and the White House has all but eliminated talk of tightening federal gun laws.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Republican-led Senate is trying to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a gun.
By Joshua Barajas and Gretchen Frazee
Eighteen states raised the minimum wage. California broadened restrictions on cellphone use for drivers.
By David Crary, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Voters in some states weighed in Tuesday on several of most volatile issues facing America — gun control, marijuana legalization, the death penalty and the right of a terminally ill person to get a doctor's help in…
By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
Gun control supporters hope passage of the proposals shows widening support for more measures designed to keep firearms away from dangerous people.
By PBS NewsHour
There was a brief moment of consensus at the first presidential debate when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump agreed that those on the no-fly list should not be able to purchase a gun. But overall, the candidates have incredibly different…
By Laura Santhanam and Megan Crigger
The deadliest year occurred in 1974, when homicides took 970 lives. But the past two years have also seen a sharp rise in mounting violence.
By Marc Levy, Associated Press
Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups.
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