Democrats have long contended their support for gun control laws doesn't mean they want to take away law-abiding citizen's firearms.
Guns have been around for centuries, but no nation has embraced the firearm like the United States.
As people reexamine their relationship with firearms, they've found that disposing of guns is difficult and deeply divisive.
A new campaign is shining a light on so-called “family fire” shootings and encouraging people to take steps to prevent them.
Sure, there are buyback programs, but those often put firearms back on the streets.
Gun rights advocates have for years opposed focusing on firearms as a public health issue.
“We don’t need to have a lady teacher in a school that’s got a firearm," state Rep. Harry Shiver said.
Justices turned away a challenge to California’s 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases that is intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.
By linking issues of gun control to the vague notions of "terrorism" and "reasonable suspicion", Democrats and Republicans have demonstrated that they are willing to accept the status quo of labeling thousands of Americans as "suspected terrorists."
"Still grading?" I asked my colleague, a professor at a Georgia college, as she carefully viewed her laptop a few weeks ago. "I'm finished with that," she told me. "Now I'm pricing bulletproof vests." She had good reason to do so.
Strong gun laws are not equivalent to taking guns away from citizens. To the contrary, they consist of transparent rules and procedures designed to manage the possession, storage and carrying of firearms in order to limit access to legitimate users alone.
According to Craig Ball, director of operations for Impact Guns, 5,000 entries have been submitted since the sweepstakes
Our nation's gun violence epidemic is not inevitable. Scholars must be allowed to do the desperately needed scientific research that will help parents, policymakers and the public determine how we can all work together to stop it.
"He felt that there were people that were trying to break into his home -- he thought he was in danger," said Lieutenant
I have never wanted a gun before, but I am seriously considering purchasing my first firearm. It's not just Obama-gun-snatching-fears, I also want to lock in my glock while I can still afford to.