Shaneen Allen, a black single mother from Philadelphia, got a raw deal from police and prosecutors. But her biggest champions came not from the political left, but the right.
The wife of James Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head during the assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan, devoted her life to strengthening gun control laws.
Observers on all sides of the gun rights argument are scratching their heads after the failure of an ATF plan to ban bullets for AR-15s.
A new “framework” issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms would effectively ban the sale and importation of so-called “green tip” AR-15 ammunition.
A second three-year-old child in Florida shot his mother in the leg just a few days after another three-year-old shot both his mother and his father in New Mexico.
These guys investigated gun control and challenged their own personal politics by shooting assault rifles. The lessons they learned will surprise you.
So far, three people have been arrested in connection with the six unconnected crime scenes. Officials said criminals have become emboldened as officers focus on protests in the region.
Photographer Shelley Calton documents the personal lives of those women who choose to bear arms in the Lone Star State.
The “Innocent Targets” project is aimed at raising awareness about gun violence.
The school board said guns are fine in yearbook photos as long as the photos are tasteful.
Bloomberg-backed gun control organization Moms Demand Action launched a campaign Thursday to get Kroger’s to change its policies on allowing customers to carry guns at its stores.
As you might expect, they weren’t that into it.
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
Brady’s family reports that the former White House press secretary, who went on to become a fierce proponent of gun control after he was shot in the assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan, died Monday.
At least 60 people were wounded and 11 killed by guns in Chicago over the holiday weekend. “Something’s gotta change,” Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday.
“The country has to do some soul searching about this. This is becoming the norm.”
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When Michael Bloomberg announced he would spend $50 million on gun control this year, he said he hoped to make the National Rifle Association “afraid.” This weekend, the Bloomberg-backed group Everytown for Gun Safety will help pay to send hundreds of anti-gun violence supporters to the NRA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.
State Sen. Leland Yee, who fought for gun control in California, was arrested Wednesday for alleged conspiracy to illegally import firearms.
Facebook confirms that it is in talks with gun control advocates regarding its content policies with guns.
“The right to bear arms should not be infringed…as long as people aren’t being dumbasses about it.”
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords unveils a new ad calling out Congress for failing to act on the gun violence issue. CNN and MSNBC will air the spot before and after the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
He said it was a “mistake” for Congress not to act on legislation tightening background checks for gun sales.
Leaders of a coalition of 1,000 mayors and 130,000 moms announced a joint effort today to tackle gun violence in 2014.
Former Congresswoman and shooting attack survivor Gabby Giffords and husband Mark Kelly’s gun violence prevention group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, post a sad and intense new spot ahead of the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
Its creator says the controversial game makes a statement about the importance of gun control.
The armed civilians claim happenstance and suggest they were just there to pose for photos with their guns.
The former representative toured the show, promoted a new agreement to monitor gun show sales, and held a press conference to speak out against gun violence.
The singer performed Lennon’s “Imagine” on Saturday night in Central Park, mere blocks from where John Lennon lived and was shot.
A shareholder of more than 10 years said Dick’s new Field & Stream stores violate some city and state investing guidelines tied to the Sandy Hook shooting.