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Jennifer Mascia is a news writer at The Trace. She previously covered gun violence at The New York Times.
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.
Nearly eight out of every 10 killings in the area last year involved a firearm.
Thirteen years after 9/11, why do passengers continue to stow guns in their carry-ons?