Gun Control

Guns Killed More Kids Since Sandy Hook Than Soldiers

The number of children killed by gunfire in the United States since the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is greater than the total of U.S. soldiers killed in overseas combat since 9/11, according to a Department of Defense report.

In Pictures: National School Walkout

The protests commemorated the 17 students and staff killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14.

Trump Administration Takes Action on Gun Control

The Department of Justice submitted notice of proposed regulation to clarify the meaning of "machinegun" in the National Firearms Act and Gun Control Act includes bump stock devices, and that federal law, therefore, prohibits their possession, sale, or manufacture.

Most Voters Support the Backlash Against Gun Industry

A new poll shows American voters think the majority of Congress is afraid of the NRA and support companies like Dick's Sporting Goods, which announced it will stop selling assault-style rifles or raise the age restriction to 21.

McConnell Delays Gun Debate to Queue Up Bank Bill Vote

The Senate Majority Leader scheduled a banking reform bill for consideration this week, effectively delaying a debate on gun control in Congress's upper chamber as much of the country turns to Capitol Hill for stricter firearms regulations. 

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