Guns

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Threats of violence at a gun rally scheduled for Monday in Richmond, Virginia prompted Gov. Ralph Northam to declare a temporary state of emergency.
"This isn't about the Second Amendment," said activist Molly Conger, "this is about threats of terrorism."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
stop the NRA sign
The resolution's author says that "nobody has done more to fan the flames of...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Police cars and tape block off a crime scene
"We've already lost far too many to gun violence—Congress must act now."

Further

Stop Gun Violence
Less than a month after just one mass shooting, New Zealand's Parliament voted 119-1 Wednesday to ban most military style assault rifles and semiautomatic weapons in the most sweeping changes to the country's gun laws in decades. The measure, passed after a white supremacist killed 50 people and wounded dozens more at two mosques in Christchurch, also includes a buyback program of existing weapons; lawbreakers can face a prison term of up to five years. During an expedited debate that swooped...