A new "fugitive from justice" definition has increased the odds that some violent criminals will be able to buy a firearm, experts say.
A close call in Arizona illustrates why experts are worried about policy that now allows people with open warrants to buy firearms.
The Fix NICS Act would reward states for improving their reporting of criminal records and domestic violence data to the FBI’s gun background check system.
Connecticut Got $400,000 to Add Fugitives to the Gun Background Check System. Then the Justice Department Changed the Rules.
Information on 52,000 open warrants were purged from the FBI's list of banned gun buyers earlier this year.
UPDATE: Clarifying Our Reporting on the Military, Domestic Violence Records, and Gun Background Checks
A scan of active records shows the Department of Defense has forwarded just a single misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence to NICS.
In testimony before President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission on Tuesday, the …
Trump’s New FBI Director Will Inherit a Gun Background-Check System Marred by Missing Records and Manpower Shortages
Here are 3 challenges NICS faces.
Security experts see danger in a Justice Department policy that weakens the system for screening firearms buyers wanted by law enforcement.
More people with outstanding arrest warrants will be able to legally buy guns under new rule.
A Smaller ‘Private Sale’ Loophole Suggests We’re Closer to Universal Background Checks Than We Thought
The old 40 percent estimate came from a research paper I co-authored. Here’s why I think the new number is good news for reform advocates.
The Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter was one of several recent high-profile gunmen who suffered from psychiatric issues but did not meet the high bar for a firearms ban.