The perpetrator’s handgun was assembled from parts available for purchase without a background check.
After an international manhunt, Wilson pleaded guilty to a felony in Texas court. But the particulars of his deal left him in a legal gray area that allows him to own and work with firearms.
Calling itself the “Google of Crime,” Forensic Logic processes and analyzes troves of gun-related data so officers can spot patterns and make more informed decisions in the field.
The background check system once stopped some shooters from getting a gun. But in Texas, like 29 other states, private sellers don’t have to vet their customers.
The city has used the law aggressively — and says it has prevented suicides and mass shootings.
Critics say blaming mass shootings on mental illness is a canard that distracts from real discussions about gun laws.
With lawmakers poised to revisit gun issues in the Lone Star State after the El Paso mass shooting, here’s a look at where things stand.
Google Shopping has a policy against posting gun accessories. But we identified multiple listings for high-capacity magazines.
The Russian-developed 8M3 rifle round is known for its ability to expand and fragment on impact, creating catastrophic wounds.
California has among the strictest gun laws in the country. Some of its neighbors are another story.
In 2017, Honor Defense was called out by the gun community for making weapons that can fire when dropped. Now a police officer is suing the company after he was shot by his.