A 2013 National Academies report has become a hot topic in the dispute over whether the CDC should resume its controversial firearms research.
Gun violence is disproportionately affecting the country's African American population.
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.
It turns out that gun violence isn't just a public safety issue—it's also extremely expensive for taxpayers.
Corn. Guns. Jorts. An incomplete list of things that America is best at.
Forget the gun show loophole. These days, gun-control advocates are more focused on the large number of firearms sales that take place over the Internet.
Here's the proposed research agenda, from the effects of "smart gun" technology to how youths actually acquire guns in the first place.
Other types of gun violence have dropped as well. There's been a big drop in the 1990s, with a slower decline during the 2000s.
Don't like what happened to the gun bill? Blame the Senate, not just the senators.
So much for gun control: The bipartisan Manchin-Toomey compromise to extend background checks to gun shows and Internet sales has died in the Senate.
The Senate will consider gun legislation this week, though the prospects for an actual bill look bleak. Here's a breakdown.
Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey have a new bipartisan proposal in the Senate to expand gun background checks. Experts think it will only have a marginal effect on gun violence.
Designer babies, gun background checks, and other favorite phrases from the day.
The sticking point is record keeping. Sen. Schumer wants a record kept of the background check. Sen. Coburn won't agree to anything of the kind. Here are the pros and cons.
The assault-weapons ban will probably die in the Senate, according to Harry Reid. But other gun control items are still slated for a vote.
February finally gave Chicago a reprieve from its murder spike. That suggests a new strategy might be working.
In 2010, tens of thousands of Americans were denied guns because they lied on their background checks. Only 44 were ever charged with a crime. Is that a problem?
Gun violence overtakes job loss, the inability to make rent and terrorist attacks on a list of America's top worries.
Both Republicans and Democrats agree that Congress could do more to crack down on gun trafficking. But will steeper penalties for illegal purchases be enough?
A new study looks at mass shootings since 2009. The ones with assault weapons tend to be deadlier. And 40 percent have had a domestic violence connection.