Ideological lines get tangled when reforming the system means people once barred from owning firearms can get them back.
News and notes on guns in America
The gun group alleged in a new lawsuit that its second-ranking leader was part of an April attempt to oust Wayne LaPierre.
Using fraudulent invoices, Woody Phillips diverted more than $1 million from a consulting firm to his personal account.
The devices turn semiautomatic pistols into illegal machine guns, and their appearance in the U.S. has spiked since 2016, according to government data.
Secrecy, Self-Dealing, and Greed at the NRA
The organization’s leadership is focused on external threats, but the real crisis is of its own making.
12 Months. 1,200 Kids Killed By Guns.
Working in partnership with The Trace and the Miami Herald, teen journalists across the country have created an unprecedented record of how gun violence impacts America’s children.
His Only Living Boy
Roger Stringer testified against his son Zac in the fatal shooting that killed his younger child. Now he believes Remington’s defective rifle is to blame, and he’s fighting to hold the gun maker accountable.
The pre-eminent gun rights organization is mired in scandal, but its political influence across the United States remains vast.
The new products can reliably fire 40 or more rounds before requiring reloading. They’re ending up in the hands of mass shooters.
Organizations working to reduce shootings in the state have long struggled to secure steady sources of funding. “We’re on the cusp of something really spectacular,” said one prevention worker.
The use of semiautomatic handguns since 1990 has outpaced an already growing gun market.
Oriel Davis-Lyons and Gustavo Dorietto hope their marketing campaign will prompt states to adopt the kind of graphic labels that adorn cigarette packs in more than 100 countries.
Virginia Has Resisted a Ban on High-Capacity Magazines, but Data Suggests a Federal Version Was Effective
When a federal 10-year ban was in place, Virginia police saw as much as a 52 percent decline in the seizure of such accessories.