The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) announced a new program to combat suicide at its industry show on Tuesday.
The U.S. Army announced on Thursday that it would adopt a new sidearm manufactured by Sig Sauer.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe, an Obama appointee, ordered a new ammunition ban for certain federal lands on Thursday–his last full day in office.
Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Senate introduced legislation this week to reform the laws that govern firearm silencers.
A Mississippi woman used a gun to defend her home from a burglar armed with a crowbar on Thursday.
Rep. Richard Hudson (R., N.C.) clarified on Wednesday that his national concealed carry reciprocity bill would apply to permits issued by states to non-residents.
President Obama advocated for more gun control measures in an editorial he wrote for the Harvard Law Review on Thursday.
The FBI ran 27.5 million gun-related background checks in 2016—about 4.4 million more than any other year on record.
The National Instant Criminal Background Check System processed 2,771,159 background checks in December, bringing 2016’s total to 27,538,673, according to FBI records posted on Wednesday. That dwarfs the firearms check record of 23,141,970 set the previous year.