A man wears an NRA hat

NRA Sues San Francisco Over 'Domestic Terrorist' Label

San Francisco's board of supervisors approved a resolution last week that called the NRA a "domestic terrorist organization."

 | Caitlin Baldwin

A man fills out his Federal background check paperwork.

How Federal Background Checks For Gun Sales Fall Short

Background checks are meant to keep guns out of the wrong hands. But prohibited buyers can still exploit loopholes to get guns anyway.

 | Christian Bryant

A chalk message at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting in West Texas

West Texas Gunman Was Previously Barred From Buying Firearms

Law enforcement officials said the man had tried to buy a gun legally but was denied after a background check flagged him.

 | Ahmed Jawadi

Police tape at the scene of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.

Walmart Tightens Gun, Ammunition Sale Policy Following Mass Shootings

Walmart will discontinue the sale of some ammunition and stop selling handguns in Alaska.

 | Caitlin Baldwin

Man wearing gun control T-shirt at Charleston church

Court Rules Survivors Of Charleston Shooting Can Sue The Government

Officials said at the time that the shooter was federally prohibited from possessing a firearm when he bought the weapon.

 | LeeAnne Lowry

Pile of handguns

What California Data Tells Us About 'Red Flag' Laws And Mass Shootings

We don't know how well red flag laws work in stopping mass shootings, but new research gives us a first glimpse at data that can determine efficacy.

 | Christian Bryant

Students lead a march during a March for Our Lives rally.

March For Our Lives Unveils Ambitious Gun Control Plan

The student-founded organization released what it's calling "A Peace Plan for a Safer America" ahead of the 2020 election.

 | Briana Koeneman

A gun

President Trump Pivots On Gun Reform — Again

After saying he would look into background checks, the president seems to be turning his attention to mental health instead.

 | Alexandra Miller

Philadelphia police officers

Philadelphia Mayor Vows Action On Guns, But State Laws May Block Him

Mayor Jim Kenney says if federal and state lawmakers won't pass gun restrictions, he will. But Pennsylvania law may stop him.

 | Peter Hecht

Student activists rally against gun violence

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early To Work On Gun Reform

Chairman Jerry Nadler said his committee will return to Washington Sept. 4.

 | Caitlin Baldwin

Nicetown-Tioga resident Nancy Walker

Philadelphia Shootout Increases Pressure For State Gun Control

Nicetown-Tioga has one of the highest crime rates in the city. But residents say this shooting is out of the ordinary. And some call it a step back.

 | Alexandra Miller

Virginians gather to remember the two-year anniversary of the riots in Charlottesville.

Virginia Community Remembers Charlottesville Two Years After Riots

Virginians met Aug. 12 in remembrance of Heather Heyer, who was killed protesting the Unite the Right rally two years ago.

 | K.B. Mensah

Ethan Kollie

Friend Of Dayton Gunman Faces Federal Firearms Charges

Ethan Kollie is accused of buying body armor and gun parts for the man who carried out the mass shooting in Dayton on Aug. 4.

 | Johannah Grenaway

El Paso police officers

El Paso Suspect Reportedly Told Police He Was Targeting 'Mexicans'

​According to an arrest warrant affidavit, the suspect confessed to committing the shooting when he surrendered to police.

 | Ahmed Jawadi

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to the media on May 21, 2019 in Washington, DC

McConnell Will Put Background Checks Legislation 'Front And Center'

Sen. Mitch McConnell said in September he expects the Senate to discuss background checks, red flag laws and a ban on assault weapons.

 | Johannah Grenaway

El Paso shooting memorial

Amnesty International Issues U.S. Travel Advisory Due To Gun Violence

The mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton prompted Amnesty International to issue its first ever travel advisory.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

A woman watches as police look for evidence

'The Day Ahead' On Living With Gun Violence In Black Communities

There are many kinds of trauma when a community is repeatedly exposed to gun violence. Desensitization is just one of them.

 | Scripps News Staff

"Young Guns" is a new special report from Newsy examining a new kind of gun culture among millennials and Generation Z.

Young Guns

A new kind of gun culture is thriving among young gun owners. In this special report, Newsy dives into an emerging frontier for firearms.

 | Kyle Pyatt and Jennifer Smart and Zach Toombs

A person considers purchasing a handgun

Toronto Officials Want To Ban The Sale Of Handguns

The city council's vote came after a gunman opened fire in the city's Greektown neighborhood Sunday night, killing two people.

 | Katherine Biek

James Brady, Reagan's Former Press Secretary, Dies At 73

James Brady, who became a staunch gun control advocate after being shot during a failed assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan, passed away Monday.

 | Matt Picht

Philadelphia Votes To Ban 3D Gun Printing

Philadelphia's City Council has voted unanimously to ban anyone but gun manufacturers from printing 3D guns.

 | Collin Ruane