Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, four Democratic governors from the Northeast have announced a coalition on gun control, dubbed States for Gun Safety. They say they want to intercept illegal guns and share intelligence. Also, former Trump campaign chair Paul…
Judy Woodruff talks with Maddison Westcott, a Rio Salado College student, and Ian Parish, a Liberty University student, about various restrictions and other gun control measures being raised, as well the prospect of arming teachers.
By Associated Press
A so-called "smart gun" is a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun.
In Washington state, where there was a deadly school shooting just last month, a different district has been training administrators to carry guns in case of a confrontation with an active shooter. Special correspondent Terry Murphy of KCTS Television in…
By Colleen Shalby
A shooting was reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, north of Seattle. According to the Associated Press, two people have been airlifted to a nearby hospital.
Members of Congress weigh in on President Obama's vow to adjust the Affordable Care Act…
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.
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