Lawmakers passed measures that would prohibit concealed weapons in a number of public places. They are also poised to move forward on a bill to protect abortion rights.
The bill, which would prohibit concealed weapons in a number of public places, such as theaters, colleges, and health care facilities, is now being considered by the State Assembly.
The blockbuster decisions — on abortion, guns, religion and climate — told part of the story. But the court’s abrupt rightward shift ran through its entire docket.
And other questions about gun regulations then and now.
The recent Supreme Court decision on carrying handguns helps people like me.
The legal complaints are the first to be brought under a new state law intended to hold gun manufacturers accountable for gun violence.
Lawmakers will consider creating many weapon-free zones, making handgun bans the default condition in businesses, and in New Jersey might require those who carry to be insured.
Dobbs and Bruen revealed the sweeping terribleness of the current court’s reasoning.
Rulings on abortion and guns shape the final weekend of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary.
About two dozen American researchers focus exclusively on how to prevent gun violence. They have waged an often-frustrating battle to translate their findings into public policy.
The same week, President Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill on guns.
The bill is the most significant gun measure to clear Congress in nearly three decades, though it falls short of more restrictive gun control proposals that Democrats favor.
The bipartisan gun safety legislation that cleared Congress on Friday was the product of weeks of fraught negotiations that started with both sides acknowledging what had to stay off the table.
The House gave final approval to the Senate-passed compromise, ending nearly three decades of congressional inaction.
Credova, a little-known fintech company, is leading the way in offering installment plans to buyers of guns and hunting supplies.
The Supreme Court declared that Americans have a broad right to arm themselves in public.
After some restrictions on gun permits were deemed unconstitutional, legislators announced plans to craft new laws that honor the ruling while still creating limits.
The Supreme Court delivered a victory for gun rights, while the Senate passed a gun control bill for the first time in decades.
The Senate passed the most substantial gun safety measure in decades. It includes enhanced background checks for younger buyers and money for mental health and school safety.
The move in a religion case offers hope to those worried about the dominance of the court’s conservative majority.
God and guns have become strangely intertwined.
This public defender was “never a gun guy.” So why is he siding with the N.R.A. in the Supreme Court’s latest case on gun rights?
Only two of the 14 Republicans who broke ranks to support taking up gun legislation are facing voters this year, showing how difficult such deals could be in the future.
Many economists say suspending federal taxes on gas will not significantly cut prices for consumers.
While befriending a former rival, Jay Dickey became one of the rare politicians to change his stance on gun control.
The 64-to-34 vote came just hours after Republicans and Democrats released the text of the legislation, which could become the most significant overhaul of the nation’s gun laws in decades.
The introduction of the legislation was a hopeful sign as both Democrats and Republicans press to vote on new gun measures this week.
Republicans and Democrats both seem to forget they represent people like me too.
Senator Raphael Warnock discusses the Jan. 6 hearings, Georgia politics and his history-making journey to the Senate.
The massive system already has major loopholes advocated by gun manufacturers to maintain easier access to firearms. The Senate’s proposed gun reform measures could fall victim to those same limitations.
The number of firearms in the U.S. is outpacing the country’s population, as an emboldened gun industry and its allies target buyers with rhetoric of fear, machismo and defiance.
After more mass shootings, one side is gaining donors and political will; the other is galvanized by gun rights. Will anything be different?
Among the sticking points holding up a final agreement on gun legislation is how to define a boyfriend in a provision meant to keep guns away from domestic abusers.
In some communities, shootings are a daily occurrence.
There is hope on guns. It’s not what I expected to say.
Democrats are praising a bipartisan agreement on guns as sweeping and significant while Republicans point to its limits, a sign of the political divide standing in the way of a final deal.
The lawmaker at the center of the effort explains how the proposal came together and what changes it would make.
Freedom and responsibility, in equal measure.
A new law requires educators and other school staff members who want to carry a weapon to undergo no more than 24 hours of training — compared with more than 700 hours previously.
But we do have a few suggestions.
Australia’s success with gun reform was mostly a result of timing, luck and the idiosyncrasies of its Constitution. But it does hold important lessons for the U.S.
Though the compromise does not go as far as many would have preferred, it is still seen as a serious step that could save lives.
In Uvalde, Buffalo and Orlando, some residents see progress but lament that there hasn’t been more.
The agreement, which falls short of the sprawling changes championed by Democrats, is a significant step toward ending a yearslong impasse over gun reform legislation.
Students told us what it’s like to go to school during a time of frequent shootings, and what America should be doing about it.
In South Texas, where guns are woven into the culture, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller is urging his community to reconsider. “We have to!” he says.
More than 300 rallies were scheduled in the country on Saturday, including one in Washington.
Though grisly, showing what rifles do to people is a chance to finally shift the gun debate.
Readers wonder if the hearings will change minds, praise Liz Cheney and compare them to Watergate. Also: A gun owner’s plea for gun control.
Christian theology teaches that societies — not just individuals — bear responsibility for evil.