By JOSH REPLOGLE and KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) 04/25 — A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student alleges he was aggressively questioned by school administrators and local law enforcement after posting on social media that he fired an assault weapon at a gun range with his dad.
By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) 04/18 — The Wyoming school district where U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested that teachers might need to be armed to protect children from grizzly bears voted Tuesday on doing just that,
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/17 — The state’s highest court has struck down a Massachusetts law that bans the civilian possession of stun guns.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) 04/14 — Tucson police say a woman shot and wounded a man who demanded her car keys and threatened her with a hatchet outside a store.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 04/06 — A 78-year-old British retiree who stabbed a burglar to death in his home will not face criminal charges, London police said Friday.Richard Osborn-Brooks was arrested on suspicion of murder after an altercation at his London home early Wednesday.Read more »
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/01 — Gun rights supporters protesting gun restriction legislation have gathered outside the Vermont Statehouse to urge the governor not to sign the bill.
By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/28 — President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that the Second Amendment “WILL NEVER BE REPEALED” and called on voters to elect more Republicans in this fall’s congressional elections because the GOP “must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court.”
By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 03/19 — The man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding six people at a Tennessee church in September faces a 43-count indictment,
DALLAS (AP) 03/16 — A Texas appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun-rights activist who had complained that county officials were illegally barring firearms from a public building.Read more »
By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN, AP National Writers CHICAGO (AP) 03/15 — It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic “Tommy guns” had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country,
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/11 — President Donald Trump’s plan to combat school shootings will include the creation of a new task force and an effort to “harden”
By ALICE YIN, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) 03/03 — Michigan legislators and the governor’s office are considering two gun-control proposals: arming trained teachers and removing guns from individuals with mental health symptoms.
By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/23 — An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation’s schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don’t do it.
By CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 02/22 – In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims,
By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 01/14 — The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.
By MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 12/25 — The handgun that Shaneen Allen was carrying when she was pulled over on a New Jersey highway could have sent her to prison for years if not for a pardon from Republican Gov.
By WILL WEISSERT and JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/07 — A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town Texas church was hailed as a hero Monday,
By JIM VERTUNO, WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/07 — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence that spanned years before the attack,
By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/06 — A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church,
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) 10/28 — A South Carolina man remains behind bars after being shot four times in his buttocks while police say he was trying to rob a woman in her home.