The Government’s Two-Decade Ban On Studying Gun Violence Was Supposed To End. It Hasn’t.
In March, Congress gave CDC the green light to study the causes of gun violence. One month later there is no sign of that work starting, and there is little research on what causes high gun death rates in the US.
Trump’s Gun Laws Strengthen The Background Check Registry But Also Limit Mental Health Reporting
Congress’s big response to mass shootings this year was to beef up the background check registry, but the other major gun law signed by President Trump prevents some people with serious mental illnesses from being added to that registry.
Republicans Are Looking To Pass A Minor Background Check Bill And Avoid A Gun Control Debate Altogether
Despite a series of gun control proposals in Congress, Senate leadership appears to be focused on a single background check bill, and even that may never see the floor due to disagreements between the two parties.
Protesters Left 7,000 Pairs Of Shoes In Front Of The Capitol For Children Killed By Gun Violence
The shoes represent the children killed just since the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. Protesters are pushing Congress to pass gun control legislation in the wake of the Parkland shooting last month.
These Families Lost Children In A School Massacre. Then They Changed The Gun Laws To Prevent It Ever Happening Again.
After 16 children and their teacher were shot dead in a Scottish school, their loved ones and the survivors fought to get all handguns banned — and won. Now, exactly 22 years later, they have sent a powerful letter of support to the young students in Parkland, Florida: Change can happen.
This Group Changed A Shooting Range Billboard To Say "Shoot A School Kid" After The Florida School Shooting
A guerrilla art group took credit for the vandalism, saying it was in response to "our government’s inability to honor the victims of mass shootings by distancing themselves from the homicidal policies of the NRA."
GOP Backs Leadership Plan To Punish Democrats For Gun Control Sit-In
"That is a sanctionable offense. I don't know what the appropriate sanction is, but I don't care if you're a civil rights leader from the 1960s or if you've been here three days, if you raise money on the floor, that is a sanctionable offense," Rep. Mick Mulvaney said.