New research indicates that people who routinely carry guns outside the home are at least three times as likely to have one stolen.
Facing rising homicides, officials are struggling to limit access to weapons equipped to fire more rounds without reloading.
“Cars were not designed to be gun safes,” said one Texas lieutenant.
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Thieves Are Stealing More and More Guns in St. Louis. One Official Wants to Force Owners to Better Secure Their Weapons.
Nearly 850 firearms were stolen in the city last year, and those are just the ones police know about.
Several favor ending firearms restrictions for the mentally ill, abusers, and on college campuses, but a few of the president elect's other selections have more ambiguous Second Amendment views.
Nearly Half of Americans Are Now Covered By Universal Gun Background Checks, But Giant Loopholes Remain
Private transactions, exceedingly slow reviews, and laws that don’t recognize the threat from abusers all pose steep challenges to keeping firearms away from people who can’t legally possess them.
But leaders of a dozen gun rights organizations say they don’t know anyone planning to monitor voting.
St. Louis has a murder rate three times higher than Chicago's. “We need to declare a state of emergency,” says one resident.
Last year, Charlotte reported the third most gun thefts among the nearly 50 large cities that provided data to The Trace.
“But our hands are tied,” one council member says.
We started with public records requests, but that wasn’t enough.