gun reform

Gun control has been a lingering issue within our country, but that didn’t stop scores of people from purchasing firearms during Black Friday.

Ja’Mecca Smith was found dead at the home of Demarqo Smith early Saturday morning. The 25-year-old father was not home when the police arrived. He briefly fled the scene before returning to speak to the police.

Davis, who has been on the front lines of the Black Lives Matter movement for some time, understands that Jordan is just one story of many in America. For him, the most immediate change can come on Black Friday, the third anniversary of Jordan's death.

The boy, identified as Tyshawn Lee, was found in an alley not far from his grandmother's home with multiple gunshot wounds in the upper body.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says single mothers, absent fathers, and video games are to blame for the Oregon community college massacre.

Is Ben Carson victim blaming by saying he would attack the Oregon shooter instead of just "standing there?"

In 2015 alone, there have been 45 school shootings. That doesn't account for other types of gun violence that kill people every day

An Oakland-based artist was shot and killed this week while creating a mural advocating peace, Inside Bay Area reports. Antonio Ramos, 27, was painting the mural in West Oakland at the Interstate 580 corridor with several others when a man who wasn’t in the group began touching the equipment. After Ramos and the man got […]

A block of shootings in Chicago left six people dead and eight others injured earlier this week, including an 11-month-old baby and a 2-year-old boy, The Chicago Tribune reports. A pregnant woman and a grandmother were also among those killed in rash of violence that gripped the city in a 15-hour span. During the past two […]

At least 37 people were injured — including a 5-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy — and three killed in Chicago shootings spanning from Friday to Sunday night, CBS reports. Fifteen of those injured were shot between Sunday afternoon and Monday. According to the Chicago Tribune, the largest incident occurred when four men were shot […]

In a twist of irony, President Obama revealed in an exclusive BBC interview just hours before a gunman opened fire in a Louisiana movie theater that the greatest frustration of his presidency are U.S. gun laws. Noting that gun violence has killed more Americans than terrorism since the tragic September 11, 2001 attack, Obama called out the […]

A 20-year-old Chicago man with alleged gang ties was arrested Wednesday in the July 4th shooting death of 7-year-old Amari Brown, which sparked calls for gun reform from Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, reports The Chicago Tribune. Rasheed Martin, 20, was arrested at a home in Superior, Wis., about 460 miles northwest of Chicago near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border, […]