Stephen Gutowski and Charles Fain Lehman

Democrats’ Gun-Policy Plans, Explained

An analysis of the most popular gun-control proposals embraced by Democratic primary candidates

Jockeying for attention in a packed primary, Democrats running for their party's 2020 nomination have rolled out expansive gun-control proposals. The Washington Free Beacon tallied which candidates support which plans and examined the evidence for and against the measures supported by the most candidates.

FBI: Violent Crime Down Slightly in 2017

Attorney General Sessions credits increased prosecutions

Americans committed about 1.2 million violent crimes in 2017, a rate of 382.9 per 100,000 people and modest dip from the year before, according to a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program released on Monday.