Gun Control

New study shows gun-related injures drop during NRA conventions

A new study suggests that gun-related injuries drop by 20 percent when the National Rifle Association (NRA) has its annual conventions. The study, published by the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday suggests that when approximately 80,000 people are attending NRA seminars and other...

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 3:49pm

GOP Congressman says Jews were killed in WWII because they didn’t have guns

A Republican Congressman from Alaska has suggested Jews wouldn't have died in the Holocaust if they had owned guns. Donald Young, who is also an NRA board member, made his comments during a conference in Juneau, responding to a question by Dmiri Shein, his likely Democratic challenger in the...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:41pm

UPDATE: Video of man destroying his AR-15 goes viral

On Feb. 14, Nikolas Cruz took his AR-15 into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and killed 17 people. In response, many are calling for tangible change as opposed to the routine "thoughts and prayers" of people across the nation. A Facebook video entitled "My...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:59pm

3 million more guns than usual were sold in wake of Sandy Hook shooting: Report

The Sandy Hook school shooting, like many other mass shootings in America, sparked a nationwide debate about gun control. It also led to a jump in gun sales and accidental gun deaths, according to a new report. On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 3:17pm

'That's how people like you get shot,' teacher tells black student

A high school teacher in Georgia has been placed on administrative leave after a Facebook video was released in which the teacher threatens a student with gun violence. “Don’t smile at me, man. That’s how people like you get shot,” said Paul Hagan, a physics and electronics...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 8:44pm

Trump says Texas church shooting would have left 'hundreds more dead' if gun control laws were tougher

President Trump insists tougher gun laws or stronger background checks for individuals wishing to purchase guns would not have stopped the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas last weekend. Trump believes many more people would have been killed had another person armed with a gun not been...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:34pm