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Did the FBI ever complete it?
Organizers of one campaign note lack of support from NRA.
Despite murders and suicides, background checks aren't required on customers who rent guns.
Economists on the left and right alike embrace the theory behind the levy the city council president wants to implement. But the political realities are where things get sticky.
Inside the long, twisted, and occasionally very personal battle over Ohio's concealed-carry records.
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.
In Charleston, the president showed a renewed sense of urgency for gun reform. But what about his past efforts?
Why there's no such thing as a negligent gun store, no matter the facts of the case.
A pattern of noncompliance by gun owners gives fresh fodder to anti-regulators.
But expanding them would also require a cultural change.
Dylann Roof's reported obsession with the Florida case is a reminder of the inherent dangers of "Stand Your Ground" laws.
His remarks show that in the Palmetto State, prospects for tougher gun laws are slim indeed.
Very easy — the state has some of the country's weakest gun laws.
The post-Newtown spike in gun legislation continues as the issue settles into a new normal.