A sweeping nationwide ban on most semiautomatic weapons took effect in New Zealand on Saturday, as a monthslong gun buyback and amnesty program ended amid…View More New Zealand Ban on Most Semiautomatic Weapons Takes Effect
WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr unveiled a new Justice Department initiative on Wednesday to tackle gun violence as Congress and the White House…View More Justice Dept. Unveils Gun Plan, Sidestepping a Preoccupied Washington
How can ordinary Americans move the debate about guns and gun violence forward, when it seems our legislators cannot? We thought a conversation might be…View More Opinion | Discussing Guns in America Is Difficult. Let’s Try It.
The Supreme Court will consider this week whether to hear a case seeking to pierce firearm manufacturers’ legal immunity in the aftermath of shootings. The…View More Supreme Court to Weigh Taking Bellwether Case Against Gun Industry
The authorities in Houston said Thursday that they had brought charges in what they believed to be the country’s first prosecution under a new ban…View More Houston Man Is First to Be Charged Under Bump Stock Ban, Officials Believe
CLARENDON, Jamaica — She came to Jamaica from the United States about four years ago, sneaking in illegally, stowed away to avoid detection. Within a…View More One Handgun, 9 Murders: How American Firearms Cause Carnage Abroad
In February, F.B.I. agents in Alaska who were researching an online chat room found that someone had posted several times about supporting mass shootings and…View More Ohio Man Threatened to Shoot Federal Agents, Authorities Say
The United States’ gun homicide rate in 2009 was 33 per million, according to the New York Times. In Canada and the U.K., the numbers…View More Roy Green: Does legal access to firearms lead to mass shootings?
To the Editor: Re “G.O.P. Gets Behind Bills in Congress for Gun Seizures” (front page, Aug. 7), about legislation to help law enforcement take guns…View More Opinion | Skepticism About Proposed ‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two days after a gunman killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio said Tuesday that he…View More As Shootings Bring Calls for Change, Officials Try to ‘Thread the Needle’
With the gun debate intensifying in the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, the National Rifle Association’s problems deepened…View More With New Subpoena, New York Expands N.R.A. Inquiry to Group’s Board Members
SAN DIEGO — Democratic candidates for president excoriated President Trump and his Republican allies anew on Monday in frustration over rampant gun violence, the racist…View More ‘Of Course He’s Racist’: 2020 Democrats Criticize Trump After Shootings
The right-wing political extremist who gunned down nearly two dozen people at an El Paso Walmart on Saturday and the man who shot and killed…View More Opinion | There’s No Second Amendment Right to Large-Capacity Magazines
Mitch McConnell breaks shoulder in fall, aide says LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A spokesman for Mitch McConnell says the Senate majority leader tripped outside his home…View More Tim Ryan Suspends Campaign: GOP ‘Needs to Get Their Sh*t Together’ With Gun Control