House and Senate appropriators struck an agreement that will inject $25 million into studying a problem long obscured by a dearth of government-backed research.
Just 41 gun seizure orders have been sought since the law was enacted in January. Campaigners hope publicity is the missing ingredient.
Priorities in Congress have given short shrift to community gun violence, activists say.
Private funding is attracting new scholars and new ideas, but scientists say federal dollars remain the missing ingredient.
A guide to the policies and players that could prove key in the gun violence debate.
The city has used the law aggressively — and says it has prevented suicides and mass shootings.
Californians have used the state’s gun violence restraining order process to seize guns from potential mass shooters in nearly two dozen cases.
But public sentiment has rarely translated into action in a state where Republicans dominate.
Republican Governor Mike DeWine and his GOP predecessor both favored the civil gun seizure tool. After Dayton, there may be a new political window.
Critics say blaming mass shootings on mental illness is a canard that distracts from real discussions about gun laws.