Rhode Island Governor Calls for Stronger Gun Control Laws

Gov. Gina Raimondo has marked the anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, by calling for stronger gun control laws in Rhode Island. Read more

Mental illness not to blame for gun violence, study finds

A study by researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston looked into the association between gun violence and mental health in a group of 663 young adults... Read more

House Democrats examine ways to reduce gun violence

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee say they will push for "sensible" gun safety laws the public is demanding after a series of mass shootings in recent years Read more

Harris Institute submits testimony to U.N. on gun violence in the United States

As part of its work on gun violence and human rights, the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University in St. Louis has submitted comments to the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Read more

I survived an anti-Semitic shooting. I know how hate armed with a gun turns deadly.

"I never worried too much about gun violence until 12 years ago, when a gunman targeted my Jewish workplace. I lived, but my life was changed forever." Read more

‘Sad day for America’: Anti-gun violence groups decry Kavanaugh confirmation

Groups dedicated to combatting gun violence groups issued statements lamenting the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, which they said will lead to the Supreme Court’s drifting further in the direction of the pro-gun... Read more

Gun violence, health care among top concerns for women, especially minorities, new survey finds

Women are calling on Congress to reduce gun violence, ensure affordable health care and support pay equity, a new survey commissioned by the YWCA finds. Read more

Gun violence drops, only 2 shot Saturday as temps cool

Only two people were shot in Chicago over a 24-hour period Saturday, marking a second day of a significant drop in daily gun violence as cooler temperatures moved through the... Read more

Gov. Brown just signed a stack of new gun control laws. Here's what they do

Seven months after a teenage gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a stack of gun control bills Friday, including a proposal that... Read more

Harvard Medical School Demonstrators Demand Gun Control, Gun Research Funding

More than 80 Harvard Medical School students and affiliates gathered on the steps of HMS’s Gordon Hall Monday to call for federal funding to study nationwide gun violence as a... Read more

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