Many of the 2020 Democratic candidates spent Wednesday at a forum devoted to curbing gun violence, explaining how they would address the problem. Former Vice President Joe Biden chose the event to release his plan. Amna Nawaz learns more from…
The U.S. government this year banned a device that helped the Las Vegas gunman shoot more rapidly.
By Ken Ritter, Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
After a series of shooting massacres over the summer and renewed calls for stricter gun regulation, Senate Republicans have indicated some willingness to consider new legislation. But according to Sen. Mitch McConnell, President Trump has not yet weighed in on…
After a second Texas mass shooting in a single month, gun users from several Texas towns are showing just how nuanced people’s reactions can be.
By William Brangham, Kate Grumke
On Thursday, a number of American business leaders joined the clamor of voices demanding meaningful legislation to reduce gun violence. CEOs from 145 major U.S. companies sent a letter to senators urging them to expand background checks and implement a…
As Congress returns to Washington, three deadly mass shootings in August have reignited the debate over gun regulation. Meanwhile, some House Democrats are feeling pressure to step up impeachment inquiries. And with federal spending at record-high levels, settling on a…
By Laura Santhanam
The public wants Congress to take action and control gun violence, according to the latest PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist poll.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
"These incredible patriots responded to the worst violence and most barbaric hatred with the best of American courage character and strength," President Trump said at the White House as he shared a stage in the East Room with the 11…
By Lisa Desjardins
In the past month, Americans saw three mass shootings in which seven or more people were killed, sparking renewed attention on the issue of gun violence in Washington and around the country.
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