Firearms

Lawmakers Want Social Media Checks Before Gun Purchases

"There would have been a clear indicator of the shooter in the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh," Eric Adams, the president of Brooklyn Borough, said. "The profile of a person who was mentally unstable of purchasing or possessing a firearm would have been flagged."

NRA Wants Guns Across U.S. Without Permits

Six states have passed permitless carry laws—also called constitutional carry—in the last two legislative years, resulting in widespread reductions in gun license requirements from Republican-led legislatures.

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