Organizations working to reduce shootings in the state have long struggled to secure steady sources of funding. “We’re on the cusp of something really spectacular,” said one prevention worker.
Virginia Has Resisted a Ban on High-Capacity Magazines, but Data Suggests a Federal Version Was Effective
When a federal 10-year ban was in place, Virginia police saw as much as a 52 percent decline in the seizure of such accessories.
The Illinois Legislature concluded a marathon session over the weekend without advancing a…
An innovative prevention measure gives people the power to suspend their own gun rights. For the law professor who developed the concept, it’s deeply personal.
Lawmakers’ response to the February mass shooting in Aurora would increase the price of a gun license, and require prospective owners to submit their fingerprints.
An amendment to Washington’s red flag law aims to broaden the scope of the state's tool for civil gun seizure.
The proposal comes after an investigation by The Trace and The New Yorker found that thieves are exploiting lax security and stealing thousands of weapons that end up on the black market.
Several states passed civil gun-seizure laws after Parkland, but their impact has varied state by state.
In a rare congressional hearing on guns, lawmakers debated the impact and implications of the policies, which have been considered by dozens of states since Parkland.
Illinois revokes thousands of gun licenses every year. But it’s rare for law enforcement to remove firearms from owners barred from having them.
President Obama sought to stiffen enforcement of a federal rule that says frequent gun dealers need government authorization. Data show the crackdown never materialized.