It's also now forbidden to bring newly acquired handguns into the country. "We have seen too many examples of horrific tragedies involving firearms," the Canadian prime minister said.
The South Fulton City Council is partnering with police on the city’s annual gun buyback. During the event, people who bring weapons will be paid while funds last.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Fulton County prosecutors have lambasted Gov. Brian Kemp's efforts to avoid testifying before the grand jury investigating election interference in 2020. Plus, a shooting rampage in Midtown left two dead and has once again made guns an election-year issue. And we look at the life and legacy of former Georgia's former first lady Sandra Deal. But first: Two officers were acquitted of the murder of Rayshard Brooks.
An individual right to own a gun for personal protection is an idea deeply ingrained in American culture, but until Dick Heller came along, there was little actual legal framework to back that belief.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued more than a dozen decrees in favor of Brazilians' right to bear arms. Sales have spiked and gun shops and shooting ranges have opened up all over Brazil.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The CEO of Daniel Defense claimed his company bore no responsibility for its use in the Uvalde shooting. Instead, he blamed an "erosion of personal responsibility." Plus, a majority of Georgians oppose the new abortion law and many say they'll vote accordingly.
To understand the impact gun deaths are having on the U.S., you need to know about the deaths that don't make the headlines.
Georgia's second-largest school district has approved a policy that lets some employees who aren't certified police officers carry guns in schools. But the proposal was changed to specifically exclude teachers from those who can be armed in the suburban Atlanta system.
Monday on Political Rewind: U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath will be at the White House to celebrate the passage of new gun legislation. Plus, a House committee wants to speak to Daniel Defense, which manufactured the rifle used in the Uvalde Massacre. Also, we talk of Georgia's new importance in primary contests.
A bill before Canada's Parliament aims to stop the spread of handguns — but one of the most difficult challenges for Canada is the guns being smuggled over the border from the U.S.
Friday on Political Rewind: The Jan. 6 Committee hearings featured the testimony of Georgia-born Capitol Hill Police officer Caroline Edwards. Plus, how will Kemp and Abrams focus on rural Georgians' issues? Meanwhile, the U.S. House passed gun safety legislation led in part by Rep. Lucy McBath of Georgia.
About 6 in 10 now say controlling gun violence is more important than protecting gun rights. But independents are split on some key measures, and President Biden's approval rating hits his worst mark.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A new set of emails shows false Trump electors were encouraged to operate in complete secrecy in 2020. In a speech, Gov. Brian Kemp said he supports no new additional gun laws in the wake of the Uvalde massacre. Plus, we'll look at highlights from the runoff debates.
Charitable gun raffles have proliferated in recent years as fundraisers for law enforcement and civic organizations. But recent mass shootings have caused some organizers to postpone or cancel.
This isn't the first time the NRA has held its convention days after a nearby mass shooting. Some politicians and musicians are dropping out, and gun control advocates are preparing protests.