Gun Control

A nearly 15-hour filibuster led by Senate Democrats until early Thursday paved the way for "high-profile congressional votes on restricting firearms just days after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history," writes Politico.

A26-year-old Chicago woman is facing felony charges for firing warning shots into the air after witnessing the death of her fiancé. Ashley Harrison and the father of her two children, Garvin Whitmore, were traveling from their home in Aurora, Illinois to Chicago to pick up Harrison’s aunt. When they stopped at a traffic light, an unidentified man with a […]

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP – otherwise known as the Urban Progress Initiative – was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building a strong coalition at the local, […]

There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.

The first arrest has been made in this month’s Kansas shooting that took the lives of three people and injured 14 others. ABC News reports that Sarah Hopkins, 28, was arrested Thursday for providing guns to Kansas shooter Cedric Larry Ford, who police say opened fire at his job at Excel Industries in Hesston last week. […]

Uber, the convenient ride-sharing app, confirmed that 45-year-old Jason Brian Dalton was an employee with the company, stating he also passed a background check.

One out of every three days in January had a mass shooting.

In the first two months of 2016, there have been a reported seven school shootings.

"I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose voters."

The trend has been studied closely for a number of years, showing a slow increase in gun-related deaths.

A father in Cincinnati fatally shot his son after mistaking him for an intruder.

Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel detail what we should expect from President Obama during this evening's State of the Union address.