5 Years After Sandy Hook, Mental Health Care Worries LingerThe massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary sounded alarms nationally about gaps in mental health care and led to calls for better screening and services, but some key reforms have yet to be delivered by Congress.
House Panel To Weigh Bill Expanding Gun RightsThe Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a National Rifle Association-supported bill that would allow a gun owner with a state-issued concealed carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.
Is Gun-Maker Liable For Newtown? Court Takes Up The CaseAn attorney is asking the high court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against the Remington Arms Company. He said their AR-15-style firearms are designed as military killing machines and are too dangerous for the public.
Texas Massacre Seized On By Both Sides In Gun DebateGun-rights supporters have seized on the Texas church massacre as proof of the well-worn saying that the best answer to a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Gun-control advocates, meanwhile, say the tragedy shows once more that it is too easy to get a weapon in the U.S.
FBI Releases Documents On 2012 Newtown School ShootingThe FBI has released more than 1,500 pages of documents related to its investigation of the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
'Murder Insurance' Or Protection In Self-Defense Cases?The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence.
GOP Leader Says NRA-Backed Bill Shelved IndefinitelySpeaker Paul Ryan said there's no plan for the House to act soon on an NRA-backed bill to ease regulations on gun silencers. A House panel had backed the bill last month.
Warning: Harvey-Related Scams On The RiseReports of fraud are on the rise as Tropical Storm Harvey flood waters are receding.
After Girlfriend's On-Air Killing, Anchorman Makes Drastic Life ChangeThe tipping point for Chris Hurst came while reporting on a shooting at a rail car factory. When the camera turned off, he wept. Just more than a year earlier, the reporter's girlfriend was gunned down on live TV.
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.
National Rifle Association Admonishes Local "Open Carry" GroupCalling them “weird,” “foolish,” and “attention hungry,” the National Rifle Association is blasting the pro-gun group Open Carry Texas for demonstrations that resulted in guns being banned from several restaurant chains.
NRA Vendor Sells "Bleeding" Female Mannequin Target In TexasA company is selling a female zombie doll that bleeds fake blood when shot. The 'Alexa' doll is reportedly one in a range of life-size zombie mannequins sold by Zombie Industries, which displayed its products at last weekend's NRA convention in Houston.