One prominent group has issued a 'stand down order,' saying it feared being associated with racist protesters.
+27 Since August 16th
Incidents of gun violence in America so far this year
from the Gun Violence Archive
The city has launched an ambitious program to collect DNA from every gun recovered by police. But questions remain about effectiveness, and cost.
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Fear doesn’t move AR-15s like it used to, and three big companies just reported a cumulative $111 million dip in sales.
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Today, Texas’s campus carry law is extended to two-year community colleges. The policy took effect at the state’s four-year universities on August 1, 2016. Community colleges, which maintain discretion to ban guns in certain places, have different factors that affect the law: More students are over 21, the minimum age to carry; and more campuses have vocational programs, which raises questions about whether students should be allowed to carry guns while doing hands-on training.
Republican Representative Chris Collins of New York on Monday introduced a bill that would limit states' ability to regulate the design of certain types of guns. Legislators in his home state have repeatedly tried to repeal the SAFE Act, the 2013 state law that prohibits certain assault rifle features and magazines holding more than 10 rounds. Collins wants to block similar state laws from ever making it onto the books.
An Indiana police officer was fatally shot when responding to a car accident involving a vehicle that flipped over. One of the car’s passengers began firing when Lt. Aaron Allan approached the scene of the wreck. Another police officer, who was off duty, arrived in his personal vehicle and returned fire with his personal weapon, injuring the gunman, who has been identified as Jason Brown. Brown was charged with misdemeanor drug possession in 2014.
The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would prevent the ATF from enforcing a rule that requires gun dealers in states along the Mexican border to report bulk sales of rifles and shotguns. The 2011 rule was instituted to combat firearms trafficking to Latin America. Democrats criticized the portion of the bill that gutted this rule, but did not try to remove it. The legislation now moves to the floor of the House.
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There have been at least 325 road-rage gun incidents so far this year.
The gunmaker announced a "voluntary upgrade" of its P320 handgun, but put off sharing details on the fix.
Researcher Erin Kearns on the potential effects of the gun group’s latest video campaign.
“You can’t be anti-government if your guy has the top job,” said one expert.
Five years ago, a mass shooting at his relatives' temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, had Gurveer Singh reconsidering his plans to come to the United States. When he decided to go ahead with the move, he found a very American way to show he would not be afraid.
Gun Thieves Increasingly Target Cars. Police Say a Georgia Duo Hit 161 Vehicles Before Getting Caught.
"This is an epidemic,” said one law enforcement expert.
My Job Is to Tell the Public When People Are Shot in Baltimore. This Time, It Was My Little Brother.
Stricken by grief by the July slaying, T.J. Smith, the chief spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department, now feels overwhelmed by the support that has poured in from around the country.
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They worry that the hard-core regimen for self-defense shooters leaves them behind — and could put members at risk.
Midyear data for fatal shootings show no relief for St. Louis and Detroit, and an acutely alarming trend in Baltimore.
Fixated on Latin American gangs like MS-13, the Trump administration tiptoes around a major source of their weapons.
Guns Are Stolen in America Up to Once Every Minute. Owners Who Leave Their Weapons in Cars Make It Easy for Thieves.
Police data shows thefts of firearms from vehicles are rising in many large cities. One gun swiped from a truck in Atlanta was used in three crimes, including a murder.
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As violent crime rates drop, fear, savvy marketing, and NRA-backed laws have given pistols an extreme makeover.