gun-policy

FBI: U.S. now has one active shooter incident every three weeks

Most are over within minutes.

The racial divide in America’s gun deaths

Gun violence is disproportionately affecting the country's African American population.

In 30 states, a child can still legally own a rifle or shotgun

In the wake of the accidental death of a gun instructor in Arizona, many are likely asking how a nine-year old was allowed to hold and fire an automatic weapon. There's an answer.

The NRA wants an ‘active’ mental illness database. Thirty-eight states have that now.

The NRA called this morning for better reporting of mental health records to prevent gun violence. Weirdly enough, that's a priority that anti-gun advocates have already been pushing for decades.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Dec 21, 2012
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What would ‘meaningful action’ on gun control look like?

Researchers have looked at everything from waiting periods to increased public health funding as ways to stem gun violence. Here's what they've found about what works and what doesn't.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Dec 15, 2012
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