The recent increase in firearms sales is expected to continue throughout the presidential election, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) debates Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) on a hot-button issue at stake this election.
The Louisville Metro Police Department and the protesters' attorney offered different narratives on whether the protester was defending herself or endangering those around her.
A gun shop and range center in West Palm Beach has banned customers from wearing mask over fears of theft and difficult communicating with shoppers.
"This kind of activity will put more people at risk, and it could mean that more people will die," said a spokesperson for Governor Whitmer Thursday.
"We are mixing into this epidemic the most lethal means for suicide that has ever been invented," Dr. Eric Fleegler, a professor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and a pediatric emergency physician, told Newsweek.
In March 2020, the FBI conducted around 3.7 million background checks, more than in any single month since the NICS system was established in 1998.
Gun stores say they are struggling to meet demand and FBI figures show that background checks were at an all-time high.
"We're working seven days a week, 12 hours a day, just to keep up with the public at the door," one gun-store owner told Newsweek.
A run on gun stores during times of crisis is not a new phenomenon, but dealers told Newsweek that there was something unique about the current pandemonium.
The prevalence of ghost guns has begun to alarm some lawmakers at the state level, producing legislation to more closely regulate these weapons.
The legislation also contains a somewhat unique provision allowing for firearms rights to be restored after two years based on the approval of a state judge.
"Weapons from the U.S. end up in places all over Mexico," an arms export control expert told Newsweek.
Unfinished receivers that have not been fully manufactured are not traditionally considered firearms, although some states have cracked down on unregulated precursors.
Lead poisoning, especially when it occurs during cognitively important development in adolescence, is associated with a range of long-term health consequences.
The changes to the United States Munitions List, governing which weapons are subject to the State Department's scrutiny, are a long time coming.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's legal opinion argues that the state's definition of "firearm" is expansive enough to encompass 80 percent receivers.
Researchers have published a study investigating the prevalence of firearms in California, the types and numbers of weapons people owned, and their reasons for having them.
Illinois law does not explicitly authorize district employees to carry weapons in school, nor does it delegate the authority to make such a decision to local boards.
The indictment charged Richard Holzer with obstructing the free exercise of religious worship and two other counts related to the alleged plot.
"The burden of death due to firearm violence is a significant public health problem in the United States," wrote the authors of the study.
Las Vegas' city council voted Wednesday unanimously to ban toy and replica guns from the entertainment district, but maintains the city's open carry policy for real weapons.
A 1989 study found that FBI recruits were unable to differentiate between fake weapons and actual firearms in real time.
Each year, some 70,000 people in the U.S. survive being shot.
The 1976 Arms Export Control Act gives the president the authority to control the flow of weapons out of U.S. borders.
While conducting a traffic stop, deputies noticed the handle of a "machete or bowie knife" protruding from a compartment inside the car.