The Firearm Owners Protection Act is one of the most significant gun bills passed at the federal level. Here’s how it made it harder to shut down scofflaw gun stores and private firearms dealers.
The Illinois House on Tuesday approved the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act by a vote of 65 to 49. Just two months ago, Republican Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed a similar bill.
At a briefing this week, experts on gun policy and Latin America addressed the vicious cycle by which loose American gun laws fuel soaring crime south of the border and send refugees fleeing north.
Republican Governor Bruce Rauner’s rejection of the bill sparked a lobbying effort that’s drawn support from the Chicago Police Department, religious leaders, and the State’s Attorney, among others.
At the national level, the #NeverAgain movement is working to elect candidates…
Since the Parkland shooting, eight states have enacted legislation that allows law enforcement to remove guns from individuals deemed a risk to themselves or others.
The new reality for federal gun violence research is the same as the old one: Congress hasn't stepped up to pay for it.
Even before Governor Rick Scott of Florida publicly recommended…
Gun-rights advocates have submitted thousands of comments to the Federal Register slamming the ATF’s application to classify bump stocks as machine guns.
The federal law banning gun sales to people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence doesn't violate the Second Amendment, an appellate court panel ruled.
Educators are training to repel mass shooters in districts across the state. But policies vary widely, and parents don’t always know whether their children's teachers are armed, or not.