Voters in Maine this November will be asked to answer yes or no on Question 3 concerning expanding background checks on firearms to include most private transfers.
The older child was playing with his mother’s gun when the shooting occurred at their home in New Jersey. It’s not known how the child got ahold of the gun.
The entire incident unfolded in less than a minute, and authorities say they will use the video as training material in the future.
Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a measure that would have allowed Missourians to carry a concealed firearm without training or a permit.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed California Safety for All Act, viewed by some as the mother of all gun grabs, has been certified to appear on ballots in the upcoming general election.
Jerman Neveaux admitted to killing the deputy and said he was afraid of getting caught with a gun because he was on probation for a prior misdemeanor.
In the end, the report of a gun was determined to be unfounded, but several people were treated for minor injuries they received while trying to escape.
The nation’s highest court on Monday declined to take up a challenge to Connecticut’s 2013 assault weapon ban expansion rushed through in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting.
Matthew Martin is suspected in numerous bank robberies across Vermont and New Hampshire, but has so far only been indicted for two.
Speaking after a meeting Tuesday of the National Security Council, President Obama addressed the recent terror attack in Orlando and called for increased gun control.