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.
Guns have always loomed large in Black people's lives — going all the way back to the days of colonial slavery, explains reporter Alain Stephens from The Trace.
Jacques Yves Sebastien Duroseau, 34, was found guilty of five counts related to gun smuggling charges. Court filings say he wanted to "train the Haitian police, and run for president of Haiti."
Walmart is returning guns and ammunition back to display shelves after earlier citing "isolated civil unrest" as the reason for temporarily taking them out of view as a safety precaution.
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued the directive Friday. It said the presence of guns "may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others."
While screening 75% fewer people at airports this summer than last, the security officers discover guns hidden in carry-on bags at a rate surpassing last summer. And 80% of those guns are loaded.
The company, which has been making guns in the U.S. since 1816, filed for Chapter 11 protection in federal court in Alabama as it seeks to restructure amid ongoing legal and financial challenges.
About 3 million more guns than usual have been sold since the pandemic started. And nearly half of all the sales appear to be to those buying guns for the first time.
As Georgia gun sales surge in Georgia due to worries over the coronavirus, Georgia state Rep. Matt Gurtler, R-Tiger, wants to make sure people can carry...