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Congress’ gigantic spending deal looks like it will change a 20-year, NRA-fueled ban on gun violence research

The new omnibus bill will reverse a 22-year old ban on the ability of the CDC to research gun violence after an agreement by congressional leaders.

Students across the country protested Wednesday to support victims of gun violence — here are the most incredible photos from the National Walko...

Three thousand protests were planned across the US, but some students feared they could face disciplinary action for their protests.
Gov. Chris Cuomo with a protesting student in Lower Manhattan

Gov. Cuomo walked out with students protesting gun violence in New York City — but refused to endorse their most radical idea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo walked out with students protesting gun violence in New York City. He said he supported them, he wasn't on board with banning guns entirely.
Activists install 7000 shoes on the lawn in front of the U.S. Capitol on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. March 13, 2018.

7,000 children’s shoes are lined up on the US Capitol lawn in a stunning memorial commemorating childhood victims of gun violence

The children's shoes display comes a day before a planned nationwide school walkout commemorating the victims of last month's high school shooting in Florida.
President Donald Trump speaks as Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) listen during a meeting on gun control with bipartisan members of the Congress at the White House on February 28, 2018.

A ban on assault weapons is a lot more complicated than it seems

Gun control advocates are calling for an assault weapons ban in the wake of a mass shooting that left 17 people dead. But it remains very controversial.
A prospective buyer examines an AR-15 as salesman Ryan Martinex watches at the "Ready Gunner" gun store in Provo, Utah, U.S., June 21, 2016.

A new gun-control measure could temporarily seize people’s firearms if they raise ‘red flags’ — and a growing number of Republ...

A growing bipartisan group of lawmakers and advocates have begun championing "red flag laws" as a potential gun-control measure that preserves due process.
David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks at a rally calling for more gun control three days after the shooting at his school, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 17, 2018.

An NRA spokeswoman blamed an ‘insane monster’ for the mass shooting in Florida — here’s the truth about mental illness and gun...

People with mental health issues aren't more likely to cause violent, deadly crime. Instead, their disabilities put them at risk of becoming victims.

Gun control really works — here’s the science to prove it

There are a lot of guns and a lot of shootings in the US. Here's what we know from research about how various forms of gun control affect rates of gun violence.
Aaron Stark on MSNBC

‘I was going to try and kill a lot of people’: A man who says he ‘was almost a school shooter’ as a kid opens up about what ke...

A man said in a letter to a Denver news station said a lack of access to guns stopped him from carrying out a school shooting.