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Residents embrace outside the West Freeway Church of Christ on Sunday after two congregants were killed during a church service.

Parishioners at the Texas church shooting took out the gunman in just 6 seconds after a new law let them bring their guns inside

Senate Bill 535 took effect in September and allows licensed handgun owners to carry their weapons into places of worship.
"If there was ever a group of people who had the right to argue their position irrationally, it was them," Dick's CEO Ed Stack said. "And they didn't."

The CEO of Dick’s on how meeting with the families of Parkland victims rocked his view on the gun control debate

Dick's Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack said that Parkland families want reasonable and "common-sense gun reform."

29 stores including Walmart and Nike were graded on their gun-safety policies — and more than half of them failed

Walmart, Kroger, and Old Navy were the only companies to receive an A grade. Sixteen companies — including Home Depot, Nike, and Kohl's — failed.
Armed police respond to yesterday's terror attack on London Bridge.

The London Bridge terror attack shows why really strict gun control is a very, very good idea

If you want to reduce deaths from terrorism, and reduce the effectiveness of terrorists, then really strict gun control is a good way to do it.
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, Republican of Mississippi.

A GOP senator blocked a bill for universal background checks as the Santa Clarita high-school shooting was unfolding

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith objected on behalf of Republicans, blocking consideration of a gun-control bill as news of the shooting in California broke.
Jersey Mike's is facing backlash.

Jersey Mike’s apologizes for joking tweets about a customer bringing guns into a sandwich shop as people threaten to boycott the chain

Jersey Mike's is facing boycott threats after posting joking tweets in response to a conversation about gun violence.
"There should be a background check for anybody that buys a firearm," Stack told Business Insider.

The CEO of Dick’s, which banned AR-15 style rifles last year, says he wishes Sen. Mitch McConnell would have the ‘guts’ to address g...

Dick's Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack said that he's not sure whether or not US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will bring HR8 to the floor.
Beto O'Rourke's campaign has struggled since before he even announced his candidacy.

This week’s presidential debate is do-or-die for Beto O’Rourke

In a recent video, O'Rourke's said he sees his campaign heading in a "wonderful trajectory," but Insider polling tells a different, more dire story.
Dick's Sporting Goods removed AR-15s and similar rifles from all of its stores.

Dick’s Sporting Goods destroyed $5 million worth of assault weapons — and its CEO tells us the gun industry’s blowback has been R...

Dick's CEO Ed Stack has been vocal on gun control. He told us why pulling back from gun sales has ultimately benefited his company.
Joaquin Phoenix stars as Arthur Fleck, who becomes the supervillain Joker.

‘Joker’ makes an explicit connection between mental illness and violence. Here’s why that’s dangerous and wrong.

The film blames the villain's cruelty on his mental illness — suggesting that people with mental illnesses are inherently violent.