Stephen Gutowski and Charles Fain Lehman

Senate Republicans Shut Down ATF Nominee

GOP senators wary of Chuck Canterbury's support for gun control

President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms faces stringent opposition from Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans and is likely to see his nomination withdrawn, the Washington Free Beacon learned on Thursday.

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.