The U.S. has had 30 school shootings so far this year, with 16 people killed and 32 injured. Twelve of those deaths were students or other children.
Some demonstrators defiantly wore holstered handguns on their hips or carried assault rifles in a rally by gun-rights advocates, protesting New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s surprise order to suspend for 30 days the right to carry firearms after two children were recently killed in separate shootings.
Albuquerque's police chief said he won't enforce it, and the county sheriff said he's uneasy about it because it raises too many questions about constitutional rights.
A year after its sweeping gun rights ruling, the Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether judges are going too far in striking down restrictions on firearms.
The judge's ruling, if not overturned, would allow firearms dealers to sell guns to 18- to 20-year-olds.
Half of the people polled worry about being a victim of gun violence, including many in gun-owning households.
The law blocks the sale, distribution, manufacture and importation of more than 50 gun models, including AR-15s, AK-47s and similar style rifles. The measure does not bar the possession of the weapons by people who already have them.
Rep. Jamaal Bowman was shouting in front of a throng of reporters before Rep. Thomas Massie challenged him
The Justice Department says the law wreaked havoc with crime-fighting partnerships with Missouri law enforcement. The state's Republican-led legislature passed the law in 2021.
West Virginia’s governor has signed a bill allowing people with concealed carry permits to take firearms onto public college and university campuses.
The funding is part of the $1.4 billion from the legislation provided to the Justice Department over five years for gun violence prevention measures.
For the third straight year, the U.S. in 2022 recorded over 600 mass shootings in which at least four people were killed or injured, according to the Gun Violence Archive.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday said not only was he praying for those killed in the latest mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, but he has directed his administration to ensure the city that they have the "full support of the federal government in the wake of this heinous attack."
One week after the tragic mass shooting in Uvalde that left 19 children and two adults dead, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for the city of Uvalde.