The gun that the GOP lawmaker referred to was not invented until nearly 80 years after the Second Amendment was drafted.
A 6-3 SCOTUS decision on a 100-year-old New York gun law could have a "ripple effect" across America.
As the House determines whether Donald Trump broke the law, the actions of the U.S. Capitol crowds on January 6, 2021, are yet again under scrutiny.
The aftermath of the Uvalde school shooting has drawn focus toward the sale and regulation of the gun used to commit the atrocity: The AR-15 rifle.
More than 13,000 Americans were killed by firearms in 2020, compared to just over 1,700 who were killed by knives.
Ninety percent of respondents to the survey said they were afraid that a shooting would happen at their schools.
The girl reportedly shot a woman in the head while she was engaged in a physical brawl with her mother.
Authorities are investigating who originally purchased the weapon and how it was stored at the home.
Gun owners who don't "properly secure their firearms are just one split second away from one of these tragedies happening in their homes," warned a sheriff.
Authorities found a sizeable collection of weapons and ammunition at the home of Javier Torres, less than 1,000 feet from a local elementary school.
The Canadian government announced Monday that it would put a national freeze on importing, buying or selling handguns.
"We must identify every individual for their credentials for their mental capacity to bear arms," the conservative actor said in a video on Saturday.
Entrepreneur Rose Nguyen described school shootings as "a uniquely American problem" in tweets calling for tighter gun controls.
"The offender brandished a suspect firearm and pointed it in the direction of the victims and fled the scene on foot," said Chicago Police.
A former neighbor said the accused school shooter, who died in the incident, had a "rough life" with his mother.
Nineteen children and two teachers were killed when an 18-year-old gunman attacked the Texas elementary school.
A 2-year-old girl was shot dead as two brothers allegedly fought over a Carhartt T-shirt.
A Mexican restaurant and its taco trucks were described by authorities as a "regional hub" for selling drugs.
"We were lucky that round didn't strike that child or anyone else for that matter," authorities said after a gun was later discharged.
"How are illegal guns reaching the hands of criminals in Canada?" Canadian authorities asked in a tweet.
While attempting to find a plug adapter, the reporter shared a photo of several BB guns, seemingly mistaking them for "rifles."
Daystar Peterson appeared at the hearing in Los Angeles as part of his felony assault case, to which he previously entered a not guilty plea.
The lone opposition vote came from Senate Minority Leader Morgan McGarvey who called the bill "insane."
The child shot his mother while they were inside a car, said Dolton police.
The laws allow someone to use deadly force if they feel threatened, without the obligation to flee, and have increased monthly homicides by 11 percent.
"The families I represent have enough to worry about with gang violence, air pollution and a high cost of living," City Councilman Kevin de León said.
Republicans that passed the bills in the state's General Assembly Thursday called them an important protection of Second Amendment rights.
The woman initially said an attempted robber shot her daughter outside her home, but the crime scene was inside the house.
When firefighters tried to notify Stephen Roch about the evacuation order for the Marshall wildfire to get him to leave, he allegedly became belligerent.
After authorities found a loaded handgun in the student's bag, they charged him with possessing a firearm on school grounds.