A federal lawsuit has been filed against the State of Illinois’s prohibition on otherwise qualified residents who are or wish to be foster parent from owning functional guns.
In recent days, actor and activist George Takei has founded One Pulse for America while Connecticut Democrat U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy kicked off the Fund to End Gun Violence.
As official statements have excluded one of the most hot-button pieces of information, some have leapt at the opportunity to fill in the blanks with often agenda-driven speculation.
Calls for systemic change in police departments across the country have been made in the aftermath of Dallas – foremost with a move away from militarization.
As Americans awoke Friday morning to the news that five officers were killed and seven others injured in a targeted attack against Dallas police, political advocacy groups reminded citizens that the real enemy was gun violence, not blacks.
In the wake of a six-pack of new gun control legislation signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown and an upcoming ballot initiative promising more, some are scrambling for work-arounds.
Although Mayor Ed Murray is seeking to increase taxes and fees on Seattle businesses to help fund the police department, he wants to scrap their surplus Glocks to save lives.
Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday said he would not call a special session to debate gun laws as requested by lawmakers in the wake of the Orlando terror attack.
The state legislature has voted to undo reforms spurred by the murder of a woman stabbed to death by an ex while waiting months for a gun permit.
Some 50 Democrats are holding events in over 30 cities across the country Wednesday for a “National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention.”