Three awareness weeks share the first days of April and a common epidemic, gun violence. Youth Violence Prevention Week, National Crime Victims Week, and National Public Health Week are observed the first week of the month and gun violence is a serious, underlying problem shared by all three.
The verdict is in: the going rate to buy a Supreme Court seat is now in the millions. This week the corporate gun industry, led by the NRA, looks to Capitol Hill to cash in on millions of dollars it's spent convincing vulnerable senators to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. And for gun industry lapdogs in the Senate, the price is just right.
New data confirms: America's schools have a gun problem. From fatal shootings to middle schoolers packing more than books in their backpacks, there have been more than three gun incidents a day, and at least 558 total, during in the 2016-2017 academic year so far.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence announced the four questions about gun violence Judge Neil Gorsuch must be able to answer during his confirmation process for the post of U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
Later today, the House will vote on a bill that would allow at-risk former military service members who are currently prohibited from buying guns because they are deemed "mentally incompetent" by the Department of Veterans Affairs to once again buy and possess guns.
A busted Virginia gun trafficking ring and Maryland gun dealer robbery this week demonstrate how crime guns recovered in cities like Chicago and New York get their start.
Together with their spouses, New Hope Police Officers Beau Schoenhard and Joshua Eernisse today brought suit against Full Metal Gun Shop and its owner Troy Buchholz. The lawsuit alleges that the gun dealer negligently sold a firearm in a straw purchase that was then used by a prohibited, dangerous person in an attack in New Hope’s City Hall. The lawsuit is the first of its kind filed in Minnesota.
Donald Trump's Department of Justice now allows people with outstanding arrest warrants to buy guns. It's the second time in less than two months the new administration has directly undermined the Brady background check system to get guns back in dangerous hands.
A new People magazine profile highlights Pulse shooting survivor Angel Colon's journey from tragedy, through recovery, and on to becoming an advocate and agent for change as co-president of the Brady Campaign's Orlando chapter.
Today, in a landmark decision with national repercussions, a federal appeals court struck down an NRA-backed Florida law that restricted doctors from talking to their patients about the risks of guns.