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.
The same media consultant purchased ads for the NRA and for Senate candidates in the Missouri, Montana, and North Carolina races.
The gun group’s latest tax filings disclose a wealth of new details, including generous executive benefits amid a growing cash crunch and mysterious payments to a former official.
A vocal group of doctors is pushing physicians groups to stop contributing to candidates supported by the National Rifle Association.
High-Capacity Magazines, Like the One Used by the California Mass Shooter, Are Deadly and Easily Available
The state's efforts to ban the devices have been stymied in court, leaving plenty of them in circulation.