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The high court prescribed a new constitutional test that experts say will cause a wave of challenges to gun regulations, some of which have already begun.
The measure is not nearly as expansive as progressives had hoped, but it does include some significant changes.
Breaking down the biggest federal gun reform measure in three decades.
In striking down New York’s “good cause” permitting law, the justices set a precedent that may imperil licensing regimes in at least five other states.
New York City’s most populous borough is using police and incarceration as a last resort — and seeing shootings decrease.
What To Know Today There’s now a Senate gun reform bill. After more than a week of negotiations, a bipartisan group of senators — including Democrats Chris Murphy and Kyrsten Sinema and Republicans John Cornyn and Thom Tillis — announced…
As city leaders double down on policing amid a spike in shootings, a new idea is gaining hold among experts: could less policing actually reduce gun violence?
Following a troubling surge in shootings, advocates worry the city's new administration is falling back on a "tough-on-crime" approach to reducing violence.
As Congress works out a potential package of gun reforms, we separate rhetoric from reality.
How We Fix This
After a two-decade freeze on federal funding, the CDC and NIH are backing dozens of studies examining gun use and access. But researchers say that the field has a lot of catching up to do.
Carolyn Jones was shot leaving church in 1996. In BRIC TV’s latest documentary, she reflects on her decades-long recovery.
BRIC TV profiles several Black firearms clubs and gun owners in New York, in the third installment of a series with The Trace.
BRIC TV embeds with a group of mothers who lost their children to gun violence, the second installment in a series with The Trace.
The first installment of a documentary series by BRIC TV, developed with The Trace, follows members of the Kings Against Violence Initiative as they work with shooting survivors.
Civil liberties advocates worry the NYPD is repeating the mistakes it made with its gangs list — and that innocent people are being tracked without even knowing it.