A man stands with two rifles.

How Countries Like The U.K. Have Quelled Gun Violence

The United Kingdom has one of the lowest rates of gun violence deaths in the world, and it also has one of the strictest sets of gun restrictions.

 | Scripps News Staff and Cody LaGrow

A person cries at a protest after a mass shooting.

Mass Shootings Are A Uniquely American Problem

The U.S. is not like other countries when it comes to school shootings or even gun laws.

 | Scripps News Staff and Cody LaGrow

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer

Democrats Call For New Gun Legislation

Anger among Democratic voters isn't just with Republicans. It's also with their own party, which controls both houses in Congress and the White House.

 | Alexandra Miller

NBA head coach Steve Kerr

Celebrities Make Emotional Pleas For Change After School Shooting

NBA coach Steve Kerr, actor Matthew McConaughey and reality star Kim Kardashian are a few celebrities using their platform to call for gun laws.

 | James Packard

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Sen. Chuck Schumer: 'We Are A Nation Suffocated By Firearms'

"If the slaughter of schoolchildren can't convince Republicans to buck the NRA, what can we do?" Schumer said.

 | AP and Stephanie Liebergen

People ride the subway in New York City.

Mayor Adams: NYC Seeking Gun Detection Scanners

The city says it's exploring technology, not metal detectors, that could identify a gun.

 | AP

Linda Beigel Schulman

Newsy Speaks With Linda Beigel Schulman

Schulman spoke about the May shooting in Buffalo, and about the upcoming penalty phase of the Parkland shooter’s trial.

 | Scripps News Staff

Buffalo supermarket shooting body armor.

House Passes Domestic Terrorism Bill After Buffalo Shooting

The Congressional Budget Office estimates the bill would cost about $105 million over five years, with most of the money going toward hiring staff.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Rifles for sale

Buffalo Shooter's Previous Threat Raises Red-Flag Questions

Revelations of the Buffalo supermarket massacre are raising new questions about the effectiveness of red-flag laws and how they're implemented.

 | AP

A sign remembering kids killed to gun violence is shown.

The Leading Cause Of Death For American Children Is Now Gun Violence

Researchers say prevention efforts can help reduce the number of kids dying from gun violence, but more data is also needed to understand why.

 | Scripps News Staff

Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry.

Georgia Gov. Kemp Signs Bill Easing Gun Laws Amid Primary

Opponents say abolishing the background check for a permit will ease the way for thousands of people to carry guns illegally.

 | AP

A variety of guns are laid out on a table

President Biden Announces New Regulations Cracking Down On Ghost Guns

Leaders say ghost guns are fueling the gun violence epidemic. In 2021, approximately 20,000 suspected ghost guns were recovered and reported to ATF.

 | Adi Guajardo

Authorities search scene of a mass shooting in Sacramento.

Weekend Of Gun Violence Spurs Another Push For Gun Control

Over the weekend, six people died in a Sacramento shooting. Two others died as a result of other shootings in Dallas and Virginia.

 | Clayton Sandell

A gun in a holster

Wilson Trial Tests Georgia Stand Your Ground Law

Marcus Wilson's defense team argues his charges in the death of Haley Hutcheson should be dismissed because of the state's Stand Your Ground law.

 | Jamal Andress

Patricia Oliver, left

'Newsy Tonight' Interviews Patricia Oliver, 4 Years After Parkland

Patricia Oliver's son, 17-year-old Joaquin "Guac" Oliver, was one of the 17 victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting four years ago.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Joe Biden

On Parkland Commemoration, Biden Urges Congress On Gun Control

Four years after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Joe Biden speaks on the importance of ending gun violence.

 | AP

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Parents Of 'Stand With Parkland' Advocate For School Safety Reform

Families of the victims of the Parkland school shooting four years ago continue to push back against violence in schools through legislative reform.

 | Haley Bull

A gun in a holster

Law Enforcement Opposed To Proposed Permitless Firearm Carry Bills

Existing permits are a tool to keep track of who is and isn't allowed to carry a firearm.

 | Jamal Andress

New York Police Department officers salute during the transfer of the remains of officer Wilbert Mora.

Law Enforcement Deaths Are Sharply Rising

Last year was the deadliest ever for U.S. law enforcement, with COVID accounting for 65% of total fatalities.

 | Jamal Andress

People wait in line to enter a gun store.

Modified Guns Capable Of High-Caliber Damage Are Making Their Mark

Modified guns can act like semi-automatic firearms, causing damage that can be lethal in the wrong hands.

 | John Mone

Pistols on display

New 'Smart Gun' Technology Looks To Address Safety Concerns

Two companies are developing personal authentication technology for handguns so they can only be fired by authorized users.

 | Meg Hilling

A police car

Report: 2021 Was Deadliest Year For Police Officers

While COVID killed almost five times as many officers as firearms-related incidents, gun deaths also jumped last year.

 | Jamal Andress

Handguns are displayed at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas

The Rising Rates Of Gun Violence

Some experts say there's a connection between rising gun violence and the pandemic.

 | Jamal Andress

Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses reporters at the John L. Burton California Democratic Party headquarters.

California Governor Wants Texas-Like Law To Ban Assault Guns

He pledged to empower private citizens to enforce a ban on the manufacture and sale of assault weapons in the state.

 | AP

Handguns for sale

Father Of Parkland Shooting Victim Calls For Action On Gun Violence

On Newsy Tonight, Chance Seales speaks with Manuel Oliver, father of Parkland school shooting victim Joaquin "Guac" Oliver.

 | Scripps News Staff

New York State Rifle & Pistol Association president Tom King

Supreme Court Takes Up New York Gun Rights Case

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association and two private citizens are challenging the law that places restrictions on carrying a gun in public.

 | Scripps News Staff

Teen holds gun device

California Teen Takes Aim At Reducing Gun Violence

The 17-year-old created a device that can detect threats.

 | Scripps

Gun holster

Why Gun Laws Aren't Changing

Despite a spike in mass shootings, gun reform remains stalled.

 | Scripps

Semi-automatic handguns are displayed at shop

Permitless Gun Carrying Becomes Legal In 3 States

The permitless carry, otherwise known as "constitutional carry," will begin July 1 in Iowa, Tennessee and Wyoming.

 | Scripps News Staff

U.S. President Joe Biden

Pres. Biden Targets Gun Dealers, Pushes Jobs In Violence Prevention

Gun violence is spiking in the U.S., worrying experts about a deadly summer. The White House is going after illegal gun sales to try to stop it.

 | James Packard