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What Does Research That NRA Doesn't Want Funded Show? That Gun Restrictions Save Lives

A new non-partisan study offers some of the most complete analysis of gun policies in decades—but the effort was frequently hamstrung by the NRA's stifling of gun control research

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Message to US Lawmakers: 'Quit Praying and Start Drafting Gun Control Legislation'

"It's time for Congress to get off its ass and do something."

Jon Queally, staff writer ·



Local Gun Restrictions Could be 'Eviscerated' Under Trump

Gun control advocates say the right-wing Congress is expected to pass a national right-to-carry law

Nika Knight, staff writer ·


Three Strategies to Beat the NRA

Gun safety advocates who until now have relied largely on traditional lobbying need to broaden their strategy to include partnerships with gun owners and civil disobedience.

Peter Dreier ·


Democrats' Anger at Lack of Gun Control Belies History of Inaction

On the floor of the U.S. House on Monday, a handful of Democrats shouted, "Where's the bill?"

Nadia Prupis, staff writer ·


Violence Prevention Groups Push Obama to Take Bold Action on Guns

The Brady Campaign acknowledges that ultimately 'Congress must finish the job...and put the safety of the American people ahead of the evil agenda of the corporate gun lobby and pass legislation.'

Lauren McCauley, staff writer ·


'America’s Gun Violence Epidemic' Continues with Mass Shooting in Oregon

Thirteen people are reportedly dead following a shooting at Oregon community college

Common Dreams staff ·


Let's Stand with Mother Emanuel and Against the Violence of Guns

As President Obama has now said, "At some point we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other developed countries."

Dan Gross ·


Gun Control Advocate James Brady Dies at Age 73

Former White House aide who dedicated his later years to establishing more aggressive gun laws in the United States and co-founded the Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence

Common Dreams staff ·