The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools, prompting a storm of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and educators.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
There is nothing new in attempts by gun makers to exploit loopholes in government regulations, and these unregulated guns have been used to kill.
By Timothy D. Lytton, The Conversation
Two armed individuals wearing hoodies walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire, killing three people and wounding seven more.
By Associated Press
As America copes with an epidemic of gun violence that kills 96 people each day, there has been vigorous debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring weapons. But a little-known problem is what to do about…
By JoNel Aleccia, Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
By Gary Fineout, Associated Press
For more than a year, Florida failed to do national background checks that could have disqualified people from gaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
Vice President Mike Pence is offering a vigorous defense of the Second Amendment in an address to the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Dallas.
By Student Reporting Labs
Students of color, whose communities are disproportionately affected by gun violence, say the March for Our Lives was especially significant to them.
"Many of our undocumented youth and many of the immigrant population has been coming to the United States because they’re fleeing gun violence."…
By Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Support for tougher gun control laws is soaring in the U.S., according to a new poll that found a majority of gun owners and half of Republicans favor new laws to address gun violence.
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