Gun Control

Ocasio-Cortez Offers Four-Point Gun Control Plan

"Instead of training children, teachers, houses of faith & concertgoers to prep for being shot," the United States needs to introduce tighter gun control laws, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has asserted.

Ocasio-Cortez Praises New Zealand's Weapons Ban

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compared New Zealand's swift action on gun control following the mosque attacks with persistent U.S. inaction after mass shootings.

Will New Zealand Attacks Spur U.S. Gun Law Changes?

"As a New Zealander, I can't imagine a country that is less likely to ignore this and do nothing as the United States has done after Columbine, Sandy Hook and all the others," said gun control expert Philip Alpers, a researcher at the University of Sydney and founding director of, which tracks gun laws around the world.

Gun Control Top of Democrats' List

The key plank of Democratic policy will be to increase background checks on those who buy guns online and at gun shows.