Priorities in Congress have given short shrift to community gun violence, activists say.
News and notes on guns in America
Private funding is attracting new scholars and new ideas, but scientists say federal dollars remain the missing ingredient.
The Disarm Hate Act adds misdemeanor hate crimes convictions to the list of background check criteria that prohibit firearm sales.
Inside the Ambitious Campaign to Push Chicago Homicides Below 400
The private funders and outreach groups behind the “<399” plan are bringing unprecedented coordination to gun violence prevention in the city. But without more public dollars, they say, the effort may fall short.
Where the 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand on Guns
We polled every campaign on an array of gun policies. Here’s what they said.
What Gun Violence Prevention Looks Like When It Focuses on the Communities Hurt the Most
Activists have long fought to make urban violence a priority for the movement. Now they are slowly securing more dollars for programs proven capable of saving lives.
In a city where safety is not equally felt, GoodKids MadCity is creating a space for young people “to feel free,” and refusing to wait for grownups to act.
The findings, part of a broader look at national suicide trends, found the gun dealer connection particularly stark in urban counties.
A guide to the policies and players that could prove key in the gun violence debate.
The background check system once stopped some shooters from getting a gun. But in Texas, like 29 other states, private sellers don’t have to vet their customers.
America’s news organizations must acknowledge the negative impact our reporting can have — and pledge to change course.
Marketing firm Ackerman McQueen said it would “not tolerate” further contact between NRA Chief of Staff Josh Powell and its employees — and that the gun group's reaction drove their professional split.