Republican lawmakers have called for Maryland Gov. Wes Moore to convene a special legislative session to address gun violence after three people were killed and dozens injured in mass shootings at two block parties celebrating the Fourth of July.
More than one person is suspected of opening fire during a holiday weekend block party in Baltimore that killed two and wounding 30 others, many of them under 18, police said Monday.
Lawmakers in Colorado and at least five other states are proposing bills to roll back legal protections for gun manufacturers and dealers.
A new report on mass attacks calls for communities to intervene early when they see warning signs of violence.
A Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees in the break room of a Virginia store, killing six people, police and witnesses said.
Maryland’s assault-style-weapons ban violates the Second Amendment because the guns, though dangerous, are commonly used, gun rights advocates argued to the 4th Circuit.
Gun control advocates hope to intensify pressure on Congress to pass laws and additional funding for research to help curb the growing violence.
Recent mass shootings are renewing the debate over whether restrictions such as waiting periods and bans on young adults buying semiautomatic rifles could have saved lives.
“Enough, enough,” President Joe Biden exclaimed over and over, as he delivered an impassioned address to the nation imploring Congress to take action against gun violence.
The House is swiftly working to put its stamp on gun legislation in response to mass shootings in Texas and New York by 18-year-old assailants.
Aside from several Democratic-controlled states, the majority have taken no action on gun control in recent years or have moved aggressively to expand gun rights.
With mass shootings in Texas, New York and California fresh in Americans’ minds, the Supreme Court will soon issue its biggest gun ruling in more than a decade.