Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, a Florida resident who has long expressed an interest in law enforcement, said on Wednesday that the only way to prevent future school shootings is to ensure the nation’s K-12 educational institutions have a pronounced police presence.
MTV and other Viacom channels went dark for 17 minutes on Wednesday in solidarity with students staging a national school walkout to protest gun violence.
The House of Representatives passed the Stop School Violence Act with broad support from both parties on Wednesday.
A lawsuit against the East St. Louis Housing Authority over its gun ban was filed on behalf of a survivor of domestic violence in federal court on Thursday.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R.) signed new state gun restrictions into law on Friday, including raising the minimum age to buy a gun to 21 and instituting a three-day waiting period for all firearm purchases.
Radio dispatches show Broward County Sheriff’s deputy Scot Peterson was aware during last month’s shooting in Parkland, Florida that shots were being fired inside the high school, but he remained outside and told other officers to do the same.
A Democratic candidate running for Congress in Virginia is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) after taking part in a political stunt in which an AR-15 was destroyed.
A pair of left-leaning reporters complained in an op-ed and on social media that gun-rights activists are wrong to demand that they learn gun terminology before opining on gun policy.