gun laws

Mass Shootings

Texas Is About to Make It Easier, Not Harder, to Carry a Gun

The state is loosening regulations on firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes.
Tim Marcin
gun control

People Went Nuts Trying to Buy Ammo Before California's Background Check Law Kicked In

California just became the first state to require gun owners to pass instant background checks before buying bullets.
Kelly Vinett
mosque attacks

New Zealand prime minister vows to keep the mosque shooter "nameless"

"He may have sought notoriety, but we in New Zealand will give him nothing—not even his name.”
Emma Ockerman

New Zealand will have new gun control laws within 10 days of the Christchurch mosque attacks

The prime minister vowed: “Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism, we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer."
David Gilbert
Jacksonville shooting

Why Maryland’s strict gun control laws couldn't stop the Madden 19 shooter

Maryland has had some of the toughest gun laws in the country — the sixth strongest, to be specific.
Tess Owen
gun control

Get ready for the new era of 3D-printed guns starting August 1

A self-described "crypto-anarchist" finally won his five-year legal battle with the government to put blueprints for 3D-printed guns on the internet.
Tess Owen

Florida mayors are suing Rick Scott for making local gun control impossible

A 2011 law allows the state legislature to punish mayors who try to enforce stricter gun laws.
Tess Owen

Randy Bryce's Message to Paul Ryan About the Immediate Need for Gun Reform

The Speaker of the House's challenger in the 2018 midterm elections addresses the urgency of much-needed gun control.
Randy Bryce
Rise Up

The GOP-Led Congress Must Fix America's Gun Crisis Now

Why isn’t Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, and Mitch McConnell's Republican government doing anything to stop this from happening again and again and again?
Matt Branham
Islamic State

One-legged militant reminds ISIS followers it’s easy to buy guns in the U.S.

"Your society is cracking into chaos.”
Tessa Paoli

Here's What to Do to Make Sure 2018 Isn't the Deadliest Year for Mass Shootings in the US

19 states are taking proactive preventative measures against the nation’s mass shooting epidemic.
Katelyn Harrop
texas shooting

The Texas massacre suspect was a domestic abuser. So how the hell did he own a gun?

The Texas shooter shares one characteristic in common with a great many mass shooters in America: they are men with a history of domestic violence.
Tess Owen