A Washington man charged with assault after his 9-year old stepson accidentally shot a classmate in 2012 has been cleared by the state Supreme Court. Read more
Taking a page out of the NRA playbook, the gun control group Everytown is forcing lawmakers to show their true colors when it comes to guns and gun control. Read more
John Feinblatt, president of Everytown and former chief advisor for policy and strategic planning for Bloomberg, opens up about Everytown’s agenda.
In a report on unintentional child shooting deaths released Wednesday, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America explore fatal shooting accidents which occurred over the past year involving children and, more importantly, how these accidents can be prevented. Read more
“People having guns in their home and not putting them up, and not having them locked in a safe place … kids can play with them just thinking they’re a simple toy,” the girl’s mother said at the event. “They could be in the same situation as I am with my daughter.” Read more
Hunter Pedersen, 11, was fatally shot by his uncle on Saturday, who was showing the 5th grader his handgun collection. Read more
While research suggests that gun buybacks aren’t effective at reducing crime, some experts are saying that they are saving lives by bringing the number of gun-related accidents down. Read more