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Justice Department interns confronted Jeff Sessions over police brutality, gun control, and marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was grilled by a series of Justice Department interns over the summer about several contentious issues.

After the Sandy Hook shooting, gun sales spiked — and so did accidental gun deaths

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, people bought lots of guns. That led rates of accidental firearm death to spike, especially among children.

Chris Murphy says national concealed-carry bill is dead on arrival in the Senate

While the House is combining the new background check bill with the concealed carry reciprocity act, Murphy says the only way to pass the former is on its own.

Gun background checks in America set a new record on Black Friday

The two previous single-day records were also set on Black Fridays.

Criminals steal more than 237,000 guns from legal American gun owners every year

Gun theft is on the rise, fueling violent crime around the US, an investigation found. The discovery comes in the wake of mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas.

Gun owners are getting around legal restrictions by making their own ‘ghost guns’

The gunman who killed five people in Northern California this week used what's called a 'ghost gun,' an unregistered gun that people can build at home.
Chris Hurst spoke to reporters in August 2015 after his girlfriend and fellow TV reporter was killed.

Former TV anchor Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend was killed on-air, beat an incumbent Republican in rural Virginia

Chris Hurst, a journalist who lost his girlfriend to gun violence, beat an NRA-supported Republican incumbent in a rural southwest Virginia district on Tuesday.

The men behind the US’s deadliest mass shootings have something in common — and it’s not mental illness

Mass shooters tend to have violent, impulsive pasts. And despite federal laws, they're still able to buy guns.

‘It’s disgusting and it’s a shame’: Steve Kerr says it’s time to look at America’s gun crisis differently

Steve Kerr said the US government has to put politics aside and look at the gun crisis as a public health issue.
Trump delivers remarks on Texas shooting in Japan

Trump says gun-control laws would have led to ‘hundreds more dead’ in Texas shooting

President Donald Trump says gun control is "not going to help" curb US gun violence, and he blamed Sunday's mass shooting in Texas on mental health.