Gun Safety

Lindsey Graham Thinks You Need Assault Weapons to Shoot at 'Roaming Gangs' During Storms

Lindsey Graham Thinks You Need Assault Weapons to Shoot at 'Roaming Gangs' During Storms
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is the latest to echo the right-wing paranoia spewed by the National Rifle Association, insisting Americans need assault weapons to defend themselves from "roaming gangs" of thugs during storms and disasters.
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Shooting Trade Group Supports Expansion of Background Checks

Shooting Trade Group Supports Expansion of Background Checks
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a trade association with more than 8,000 members, has taken a step away from the NRA and indicated it wouldn't oppose efforts to expand mandatory background checks.
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Gun Regulation Takes Center Stage in CO Despite GOP Opposition

Gun Regulation Takes Center Stage in CO Despite GOP Opposition
A series of sweeping gun-control measures in Colorado is on track to hit the governor's desk by the end of the month, with Democratic committees in the Legislature advancing all the bills despite a Capitol packed with hundreds of opponents and surrounded by cars circling the Capitol blaring their horns.
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Not Everyone in TX Wants Guns in Schools

Not Everyone in TX Wants Guns in Schools
Public opinion polls at Texas A&M and SHSU have shown that a majority of students would not favor legally permitting guns on their respective campuses.
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Republican Lawmaker Compares Gun Control to Castration

Republican Lawmaker Compares Gun Control to Castration
Illinois state Rep. Jim Sacia is not happy with Democratic legislators who want to force gun control onto the entire state to help solve Chicago's "run away gun problem."
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What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding

What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding
ProPublica interviews Dr. Mark Rosenberg, who led the CDC's gun violence research in the '90s when he was the director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
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Vehicular Gunfight on Vegas Strip Leaves Three Dead

Vehicular Gunfight on Vegas Strip Leaves Three Dead
A gunfight between a Maserati and an SUV on the Las Vegas Strip caused a fiery crash at an intersection involving a taxi that burst into flames, leaving three people dead and at least three injured early Thursday, police said.
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MN Capitol Anti-Gun Violence Rally Gets Personal for Hayden

Minnesota State Senator Jeff Hayden tells a crowd that "enough is enough" when it comes to putting up with gun violence. Hayden lost a friend to gun violence and says the issue is "personal."
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Pizza Shop Offers Gun-Toting Customers a Discount

Pizza Shop Offers Gun-Toting Customers a Discount
Prideful gun owners are getting a deal at a local Virginia pizza shop. Jay Laze, the pro-gun owner of All Around Pizzas and Deli in Virginia Beach, Virgina, has been giving a 15 percent discount to any customer who walks in with a gun or concealed handgun permit.
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'Blade Runner' Faces Premeditated Murder Charge in Death of Girlfriend

'Blade Runner' Faces Premeditated Murder Charge in Death of Girlfriend
Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
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