gun control

UPDATE: 1:00 PM EST Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the shooting, calling it an “unspeakable and unjustified attack.” “Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” he said. https://twitter.com/LouisianaGov/status/754708841460137984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Several police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, the […]

The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.

Several Democratic lawmakers are prepared to wait out the night, possibly into the next few days.

If members do not leave the floor and no compromise is reached, it is largely up to Speaker Paul Ryan to decide whether to use the authority of the House to seek to clear the floor and/or sanction members, or to keep the House in recess and wait out the issue.

A nearly 15-hour filibuster led by Senate Democrats until early Thursday paved the way for "high-profile congressional votes on restricting firearms just days after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history," writes Politico.

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP or otherwise known as the Urban Progress initiative was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building strong a strong coalition at the […]

There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.

One out of every three days in January had a mass shooting.

While announcing his executive actions on gun control in a Tuesday news conference, President Obama made an emotional plea for an overhaul of current gun control measures, at one point shedding tears as he discussed the deaths of children who were fatally shot in shootings across America. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Invoking Martin Luther King Jr., the […]

"First graders in Newtown. First graders. Every time I think about those kids it gets me mad," the president said of gun-violence victims.

President Obama is set to announce an executive action on gun sales at the top of the new year.

An Oakland-based artist was shot and killed this week while creating a mural advocating peace, Inside Bay Area reports. Antonio Ramos, 27, was painting the…