Gun Control

Concealed Guns in 50 States Are One Step Closer to Being Legal

(Bloomberg) -- The National Rifle Association has called the concealed carry bill, which would make it easier for gun owners to keep their firearms …

Guns

Annual SF gun buyback takes 280 firearms off the city’s streets

A line of cars stretched down Howard Street early Saturday morning as people arrived with firearms in their trunks to exchange for cash, no questions asked.<p>The gun buyback was organized by the violence prevention group United Playaz in conjunction with the San Francisco Police Department.<p>By noon, …

Guns

Guns Under the Christmas Tree, and Transformed Into Tools

Beyond the usual barometers of the Christmas marketing season — this year’s Fingerling toy is a must-have for children — there is the Black Friday tally of holiday gun buyers, which this year broke all previous records.<p>For the single-day binge of gun sales measured annually after Thanksgiving, the …

Opinion

Rodricks: The answer to gun madness is not more guns

When it comes to gun violence, what’s so special about Harford County churches? What makes churches in Abingdon or Havre de Grace any more vulnerable …

Guns

Corker, Rubio flip to yes on GOP tax bill

As of now, the bill looks like it's going to pass, with Senator Bob Corker and Senator Marco Rubio both changing their no votes to a yes.

Politics

Massachusetts Police Departments Holding Gun Buyback Events

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police departments across central Massachusetts and in Boston are holding gun buyback programs this weekend.<p>People who bring …

Boston

The changing face of Munger’s gun trade

People could set their watches to Thakur Naresh Singh’s opening of his gun shop in Munger’s busy Chowk Bazar area every morning. It is always 10 a.m. …

India

David Brock's Site, Shareblue Claims White House 'Hosted The NRA' on Anniversary of Sandy Hook: It's A Lie

There’s dishonest reporting, and then there’s David Brock influenced garbage reporting. Eric Boehlert, who in a past life wrote about pro-wrestling …

Conservative View

With Gun Violence, Ignorance is Not Bliss - BLARB

On a Sunday afternoon, when a church-shooting left more than two-dozen people dead outside San Antonio, Texas, a hometown friend in Montreal called …

Books

Hartford Holding Gun Buyback Program

Hartford is holding a gun buyback program to help reduce the number of unwanted firearms in the city.<p>The buyback takes place until 3 p.m. Saturday at …

Guns

California Lt. Gov Gavin Newsome to NRA: "We ARE Coming for Your Guns"

California’s Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom decided to commemorate the tragic Sandy Hook shooting in 2012 by telling the NRA that if they hurt anybody else, …

Guns

Sorry, NRA: The U.S. was actually founded on gun control - Salon.com

At this writing, there have been over 1,500 gun-related homicides in America since the Las Vegas massacre on October 1, 2017 when 58 people were killed and 546 wounded, right on track with the national average of 1,000 gun deaths per month for the last two years.<p>Now that we have your attention, …

Guns

How to Get Rid of a Gun

DALLAS — “Don’t euthanize your guns!” the man called from across the street to people lining up for our gun buyback, near City Hall in Dallas. “We’ll pay more for your gun over here.”<p>It was the month after the massacre in Newtown, Conn., five years ago, and the community ministry I’m involved with …

Opinion

Right call on Rep. Lori Saine’s concealed-carry mistake

State Rep. Lori Saine made a colossal blunder and paid the price as television stations, newspapers, and websites splashed her face alongside …

Guns

5 years after Newtown, gun control groups still looking for big win

In the months after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, a number of gun violence prevention groups sprung into existence, vowing to fight for stronger gun control measures.<p>But five years after the devastating massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, the body count from mass shootings has only …

Guns

It Took Years for Sandy Hook Dad to Take Down Christmas Tree Son Helped Put Up Before Massacre

Jesse Lewis always looked forward to the holidays, his dad says, no matter the occasion.<p>“Easter or Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, he just …

Guns

Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting anniversary brings reflection, after years of advocacy

CLOSE<p>Five years after the Sandy Hook massacre, efforts to improve mental health care for young people have had mixed results. Many reforms included …

Guns

Mothers are leading the fight for gun safety, because females are strong as hell

Luby’s Cafeteria. Red Lake High School. Virginia Tech. Fort Hood. A Safeway in Tucson. An immigrant center in Binghamton. A mall in Omaha. A salon in …

Guns

‘This is not normal’

Daryl A. Singleton, who was a Navy mechanic and a school cook, a fiancé and a grandfather with a second job, saved a bus full people in this city in …

Guns

5 Years Later, Newtown Victim’s Sisters Put Letters in Her Stocking for Santa to Take to Heaven

The Christmas season — a time of giving and joy, of twinkling lights and family celebrations — is still hard for Alissa Parker, five years after her …

Nonprofits

Sutherland Springs family sues store where shooter bought gun, seeking $25M in damages

A family that lost three people in the Sutherland Springs mass shooting is suing the store where the shooter purchased an assault rifle used to gun …

Guns

City of Boston, hospitals offering $100 for a gun in regional buyback program

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced a regional gun buyback program with a new incentive for those who turn in weapons — a $100 Visa gift card, no …

Boston

‘What Would Daniel Do’ remembers a Sandy Hook victim

Seven-year-old Daniel Barden was one of 20 children who lost their lives in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting. A new Facebook video …

Guns

Daughter of Slain Sandy Hook Principal Pens Emotional Letter 'To Woman In the Target Parking Lot'

The daughter of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School principal penned an emotional letter to the kind stranger who helped her at a Target after she …

Emotions

Framingham To Host Gun Buy Back Initiative

During the 2016 Guns for Gift Cards Initiative, 174 weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were safely turned in.<p>FRAMINGHAM, MA—In remembrance …

Boston

This designer makes jewelry with real bullets to battle gun violence

Safety is a human right, yet oftentimes it doesn’t feel that way. Women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, minorities, and innocent bystanders are all …

Guns

Boston Among Cities Holding Gun Buyback Day Saturday

BOSTON (CBS) – Give a gun anonymously. Get a $100 Visa gift card. No questions asked.<p>That is the premise behind Boston’s gun buyback on Saturday, …

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

Season 33: Episode 4<p>In <i>Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA</i>, FRONTLINE goes inside the politics of America’s gun debate. Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker …

Guns

Five Years After Sandy Hook, a Mom Who Lost Her Son Fights Gun Violence

3:21<p>Nicole Hockley can’t fathom that it’s been five years since her son Dylan died in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Her life’s …

Education

The GOP might control Washington but prospects for the gun lobby are dim

WASHINGTON — Gun rights activists spent record amounts last year to elect Republicans — but aren’t likely to get their biggest wish, nationwide …

Liberal View