Rule On Guns And Mentally Ill People Faces A GOP RollbackIn a sign of the new climate taking hold on gun issues under a Trump administration with a Republican-led Congress, a rule to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people is on its way to being scrapped.
LeBron James Leads Call To End Gun Violence At ESPY AwardsLeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling.
Seeking A High-Tech Solution To Make Firearms SaferGun pioneers are spending more and more time working to develop — and someday bring to the market — a firearm that the wrong person cannot fire. It is intended to work without fail in the hands of its owner in a life-or-death situation.
Texas Politicians Respond To President's Plan To Fight Gun ViolencePresident Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the country and congress to tackle gun violence with more urgency, saying that executive actions won't undo the last mass shooting but can help stop the next one.
Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To HappenOver 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor's own home.
Perry: 2nd Amendment Trumps Obama, Any PresidentGov. Rick Perry says he's disgusted by the left using the massacre in Newtown, Conn., to advance a pro-gun control agenda.
Obama Signs 23 Executive Actions On Gun ViolenceBraced for a fight, President Barack Obama unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
White House Calls NRA Video Repugnant, CowardlyThe White House says a National Rifle Association video referencing President Barack Obama's daughters is "repugnant and cowardly."
Biden Seeks Video Game Industry Input On GunsVice President Joe Biden is reaching out to the video game industry as the White House seeks to assemble proposals to combat gun violence in response to last month's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.
Violence Plays Role In Shorter U.S. Life Expectancy A new report says the U.S. suffers more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked.
Conn. Congressman Blasts Perry's Guns In Schools CommentA Connecticut congressman lit into Governor Rick Perry over comments that Texas teachers should be allowed to carry guns in schools. Democrat Jim Himes’ district is close to Newtown, where 20 children and six adults were gunned down.
President Obama Sets Up Gun Violence Task ForceFive days after the murder of 20 children and six faculty members at a Connecticut elementary school, President Obama announced the formation of a task force to provide immediate recommendations of how to reduce gun violence.