We’re investigating the policy, politics and players around guns in America.
Will simply explaining current law more clearly help save lives?
It glosses over the broader reality of who is most at risk of being murdered with guns.
What happens to children and teenagers exposed to violence in their own neighborhoods.
Thousands of Americans in high-violence neighborhoods have developed post-traumatic stress. 24-year-old Aireana and her children are among the few who've been able to get treatment.
A Q&A with an expert who studies the relationship between mental illness and violence.
Nearly a third of the 155,000 guns officials recovered in 2012 were traced back to sources outside the state they were found in, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Use this tool to see firearms traces in each state that year.
In the wake of last week’s shooting, we’ve laid out the most revealing reporting about guns.
New legislation would increase CDC funding for gun violence research from zero dollars to $10 million. The NRA calls the push “unethical” and an “abuse of taxpayer funds.”
Has nonfatal gun violence increased or decreased over the past 10 years? No one really knows.
Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going.
Giving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.
More than 20 percent of civilians with traumatic injuries may develop PTSD. Trauma surgeons explain why many hospitals aren’t doing anything about it.
Americans in violent neighborhoods are developing PTSD at rates similar to combat veterans. Why aren’t hospitals screening them? It costs money.
In a decades-long campaign to deny cities the power to regulate guns, even the smallest local rules are now coming under attack.
Gov. Brownback tells Attorney General Holder to respect the “sovereign will” of Kansas, which passed a law that makes enforcing federal gun laws a crime. Gov. Brownback tells Attorney General Holder to respect the “sovereign will” of Kansas, which passed a law that makes enforcing federal gun laws a crime.
The NRA has remained quiet while legislation to nullify federal gun laws has been introduced in dozens of states.
Four months after the Newtown tragedy, the Senate resoundingly defeats gun control legislation. We break down how Senators voted on the bill.
We spoke with the scientist who led the government's research on guns.
We reconstruct how the NRA advanced two measures long on its agenda in the wake of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting.