The Orlando shooting has renewed attention to the tourniquet as a simple, cheap solution to save lives in civilian mass shootings.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
A drained and dwindling group of Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday.
By Gwen Ifill
In the wake of Orlando, President Obama's words on the gun debate at a PBS NewsHour Town Hall take on new poignancy.
By Nancy Benac, Associated Press and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Donald Trump's speech Monday painted a picture of a nation overrun by terrorists and with cowed leaders doing little to keep them out. The reality is far more complex. Clinton, too, spoke about how to fight the terrorist issue, but…
By Laura Santhanam
In a 7-4 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco overturned a 2014 decision in a lawsuit against a San Diego County sheriff who had denied concealed weapons permits to some applicants. Instead, the court said…
By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline
Gun safety advocates have pushed for commercially available smart, personalized guns that could only be fired by a specific person through radio frequency chips, fingerprint scans or other technology, for more than three decades. Now, there are signs that a…
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.
By Joshua Barajas
A Connecticut judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against the manufacturer and sellers of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings that left 26 people dead.
By James Anderson, Associated Press
The father of a man killed in the Colorado movie theater shootings said Tuesday he is running for a state Senate seat so he can bring his personal campaign for middle-class values and gun control to the Legislature.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama wants to hear from gun control supporters and opponents alike when he takes questions at a televised town hall meeting on gun violence.
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