A security guard at the Tops market tried to fire back at the shooter, but his fire struck body armor instead. Experts say use of body armor by mass shooters has trended up in recent years.
A panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday the law violates the right to bear arms.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia gunowners can carry a concealed gun without a permit or background check now after Gov. Brian Kemp's signing of the Constitutional Carry Act. Meanwhile, U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue blames the governor for a spike in violent crime. Plus, Stacey Abrams' latest campaign move emphasizes her business background.
Over six months, the Atlanta-based group bought hundreds of firearms from local retailers only to resell them to Philadelphia-based brokers. Now the weapons are showing up at crime scenes.
The federal government alleges Missouri's Second Amendment Preservation Act has endangered public safety by prohibiting local law enforcement from cooperating with federal agencies.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Permitless carry advances in the state Senate. Meanwhile, more than two dozen business leaders oppose Buckhead cityhood. David Perdue releases his first TV commercial. Plus, we'll hear from a lead sponsor on HB 1013, which seeks to improve mental health resources.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A judge rejected a plea deal in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Meanwhile, the Fulton County district attorney asked the FBI for security help as she investigates former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the election. Sonny Perdue could be back on track to become the next chancellor for the Georgia university system. And a Senate committee takes up constitutional carry today at 4 p.m.
Gunfight author Ryan Busse was once a rising star in the gun industry. But he became disillusioned after Columbine when, he says, the NRA began to use "fear and conspiracy and hatred" to boost sales.
We don't know the full impact of nonfatal firearms-related injuries. Unreliable data and political pressure have obscured the picture for researchers, the media and the public. That may soon change.
Accidental gunshot deaths by children handling a gun were higher in March through December 2020 than during that same time in 2019. Researchers think 2021 will be worse.
The Mexican government sued U.S. gun-makers and distributors in federal court for damages caused by illicit firearms. Experts say it's a long shot but the move could ramp up pressure on the U.S.
Federal prosecutors charged three Army soldiers of lawfully purchasing 91 guns from licensed dealers in Tennessee and Kentucky, and then transferring them to Chicago.
Data from the FBI's firearms background check database shows six days in March of this year were among the top 10 highest days of firearms background checks since 1998.
Advocates face steep odds getting a new ban through Congress. If they can succeed, they hope to avoid a repeat of past mistakes that left the original law open to loopholes.
The Trump administration is trying to force banks to make loans to gun-makers and to finance payday lenders. Critics call the move bizarre. It's opposed by watchdog groups and banks.