Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) debates Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) on a hot-button issue at stake this election.
The body count will keep rising if we don't act now.
To truly end the plague of mass shootings in America, we must address the root causes of what drives a person to pick up a firearm with violence in his heart.
It is not an exaggeration to say that the Second Amendment has never been under greater assault, and never facing greater risk, than it is right now.
It is quite hyperbolic to suggest that individual gun ownership is on the ballot this November.
The Democratic House speaker released a relatively caustic statement after her Senate colleagues, enabled through four Democratic votes, sidelined the bill.
In general, gun-rights supporters have voiced serious reservations about due process protections that they feel the proposed measures could erode.
"Owning a firearm is a privilege not a right," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in September as the country's parliament considered new gun control laws.
"I'm not a 'sports' type guy but I will definitely be going to @Dicks," Jeff Rodenkirch wrote.
Ten years after the ban expired in 2004, the number of mass shootings more than tripled and the number of fatalities spiked more than fourfold.
O'Rourke has become a champion for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons, such as AR-15s, that have been used in many recent mass shootings.
Still reeling from the mass shootings in Odessa and El Paso, the former Texas Representative told the Democratic debate crowd he would go beyond optional buybacks.
Thursday's decision looms large over both gun-rights supporters and gun violence prevention advocates, who are both keeping watch on Capitol Hill as Congress reconvenes and considers new federal gun control legislation.
"I don't know why it's taken 251 mass shootings now this year for people to start waking up," Christina Huelsman said.
In a New York Times op-ed, the presidential candidate for 2020 said: "We have to get these weapons of war off the streets."
If Congress won't work with her, Senator Harris plans to go it alone on an assault weapons ban should she ascend to the White House next fall.
"I want to get rid of that fear," said Representative Eric Swalwell, who launched his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination last week.
AR-15s and large-capacity magazines are beyond the scope of the Second Amendment and may be banned, the court ruled.
Republican Kelli Stargel opposed a ban on assault weapons.
The motion comes less than a week after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school.
The court found that military-style assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are not protected under the Second Amendment's right to bear arms.
Cluster bombs, chemical weapons and other banned weapons are now commonplace.
The Senate rejected four gun proposals in the wake of the Orlando massacre. Now what?
Top court may decide this week whether to hear challenges to laws in Connecticut and New York that ban semiautomatic weapons.