The coronavirus pandemic has inspired grassroots efforts to promote safe gun storage.
News and notes on guns in America
Shootings typically jump during summer months. Gun violence prevention groups hope reinforcements can stem the tide.
Tracking gun violence tied to face masks, store closures, and social distancing rules.
Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, and Washington all closed dealers because of the coronavirus. Firearms were still flying off shelves.
When the Shootings Don’t Stop
How Coronavirus Shutdowns Are Affecting Gun Stores in Each State
We’re tracking orders to shutter — or keep open — firearms retailers across the country.
The Coronavirus Has Gun Sales Soaring. His Fear Is Selling to the Wrong Person.
The surge in firearm sales has posed new challenges for Michael Cargill, a gun store owner and safety advocate who tries to screen each new buyer.
Gun violence activists are assembling a multi-state effort to reverse policies they say put people of color at risk.
He’s a Doctor Who Never Felt Drawn to Politics. Treating Shooting Victims and Coronavirus Patients Changed That.
Brian Williams relocated to Chicago to focus his work on gun violence victims. Now he spends half his time treating coronavirus patients, while grappling with the role that race plays in both crises.
More than ever, our leaders need to prioritize policies and resources that protect vulnerable communities.
Data shows gun violence outpacing other types of crime in several major cities and running higher than 2019 levels nationally.
Laws that impose liability on adults who allow kids to access their weapons are among the most effective gun policies, according to a landmark RAND review.