West Virginia governor signs new carry bill, allowing for guns on public college, university campuses
West Virginia’s governor has signed a bill allowing people with concealed carry permits to take firearms onto public college and university campuses.
DOJ giving states $231M for gun violence prevention programs
The funding is part of the $1.4 billion from the legislation provided to the Justice Department over five years for gun violence prevention measures.
California lawmaker wants to stop police officers from buying unlawful handguns
A California senator wants to make it illegal for police officers to buy unlawful handguns and them use them at home or sell them.
LA Supervisors pass motion to strengthen gun regulations after recent mass shootings
The measures include a ban on the sale of weapons and ammunition of .50-caliber or more, and a prohibition of most weapons on county property such as parks.
LA Supervisors ban County departments from auctioning off old guns, ammo
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to ban county departments from selling old guns and ammo after finding out that the County Probation Department had auctioned off old weapons and ammo, including one auction set for a few days before the mass shooting in Monterey Park that was canceled.
Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases
The Supreme Court says it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
LA County moves forward on local gun control ordinances
LA County attorneys are working to draft a series of ordinances aimed at regulating gun sales and possession in the county, including a ban on the sale of .50-caliber handguns and ammunition in unincorporated areas.
After school shootings, are states making classrooms safer?
Here is what several states have done to implement school safety in the wake of the Uvalde elementary school massacre.
2 in 10 Americans report experience with gun violence, AP-NORC poll finds
CDC data has shown a spike in gun violence since the pandemic, with gun-related homicides increasing across the country in large and small metro areas and in rural areas.
'Fund the police': Biden outlines crime plan, pushes assault weapons ban
Democrats and Republicans worked together in a rare effort to pass gun safety legislation earlier this year after massacres in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas.
Most in US want stricter gun laws, AP-NORC poll finds
The poll found that 71% of Americans say gun laws should be stricter, including about half of Republicans and a majority of those in gun-owning households.