Mark Boughton, current mayor of Danbury, Connecticut, announced Wednesday that he was leaving Mayors Against Illegal Guns, citing the group’s push for toughening gun laws. Read more
The report reveals that 44 school shootings have occurred in the 14 months following the Newtown tragedy, but not everyone agrees that school shootings are on the rise. Read more
The number of members in Mayors Against Illegal Guns has dropped from its high of 1,046 in December 2012 to 885 today, a decrease of 15 percent. Read more
Moms Demanding Action is calling out Facebook and Instagram for allowing members list guns for sale, claiming this allows criminals to buy illegal weapons Read more
James Schiliro, gun control advocate and one time member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns was sentenced to 10 to 20 months after convictions in gun crimes. Read more
Democratic New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is considering assisting two pro-gun control Colorado senators facing a recall election after pushing through a sizable and strict gun control package in their state.
For the second time this month, a gun control rally was held in Little Rock, Arkansas, with only a few supporters in attendance despite the city’s high crime rate. In fact, this time the media didn’t even show up to cover the event. Read more
Mayors Against Illegal Guns would lead people to believe that it’s not difficult at all to find an FFL for mandatory background checks. We examine how ‘convenient’ a mandatory background check system would really be. Read more