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.
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.
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.
Asir Brown, a teenager from Philadelphia, is one of at least 71 people shot at a barbecue this year.