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Gun ownership has been a constitutional right in the United States for over 200 years. But in an era of regular mass shootings and rising rates of gun violence, gun control policy is a hot-button...
The number of Americans who were either killed or injured by a firearm climbed nearly every year from 2014 to 2021. Total firearm deaths and injuries rose from 34,221 to nearly 59,000 over that...
Incidents of deadly gun violence recently hit a historic high in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48,830 Americans were killed by firearms in 2021,...
When it was founded over a century and a half ago, the National Rifle Association’s stated mission was to “promote and encourage rifle shooting on a scientific basis.” And for much of its...
According to voters, gun policy is one of the top problems facing America today. A recent Pew Survey found that 60% of American adults consider gun violence a very big problem, ranking it among the...
Firearms have become one of the most politically contentious issues in the United States in recent decades. As active shooter incidents have become increasingly common, exactly who should be allowed...
The right of American citizens to keep and bear arms is guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. While there are several federal gun laws, the legal details surrounding gun...
Gun control has been among the most divisive issues in American politics for decades. While the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to keep and bear arms, exactly how far...
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis recently signed four gun control bills into law. Under the new legislation, the legal age for firearm purchases in Colorado will be raised from 18 to 21, and gun buyers will...
The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to keep and bear arms. That right is not without limitations, however. Under federal law, fugitives, illicit drug users and some...