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Jennifer Mascia is a news writer at The Trace. She previously covered gun violence at The New York Times.
Accounts from the front lines of urban gun violence. This week: North Omaha, Nebraska.
The almost-forgotten story of the Gekas amendment.
A step-by-step guide to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, which vets anyone who attempts to buy a gun through a federally licensed firearms dealer.
Despite murders and suicides, background checks aren't required on customers who rent guns.
Arrowhead Pawn Shop was once named a top exporter of crime guns.
Mapping the youngest victims of gun violence.
A bill to extend the criteria for domestic violence victims in Delaware brings fierce pushback from the gun-rights group.
An amendment to the state constitution creating an "unalienable" right to firearms is keeping them in dangerous hands.
The end of the state ban is the latest push to ease access to weapons regulated by the eight-decade-old National Firearms Act.
GOP presidential contender expedites firearms permitting process for those "living under a direct or material threat."
President cites daily tally of murders by firearm in his eulogy for Charleston church shooting victim.
A 19-year-old prohibition on CDC studies of gun violence stays in place.
A pattern of noncompliance by gun owners gives fresh fodder to anti-regulators.
The powerful lobby is giving its tacit approval to measures banning guns from abusers.
"There's no accountability," says a ballistics examiner.