gun control gun control
Stories About

gun control

Former Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., served in Congress from 2001-2017. He is pictured here in 2014. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Evan Vucci/AP

A Bill To Make Every American Bear Arms, In The Novel 'Big Guns'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/602300232/606932534" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Demonstrators march toward Las Vegas City Hall during the March for Our Lives rally last month in Las Vegas, where 58 people were killed in an October 2017 mass shooting. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Protest signs for a "March for Our Lives" rally sit on a table in Murray, Ky., just south of Marshall County. The community here is recovering from a school shooting — and trying to start a conversation about gun violence and gun regulation, in a region where gun ownership is widespread Camila Domonoske/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Camila Domonoske/NPR

A detective with the gun and gangs task force removes weapons after a news conference on Project Sizzle, an effort by Toronto Police to crack down on gangs in the city. Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference last year. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Wong/Getty Images

In Gun-Friendly Montana, Student Walkout Steers Clear Of Politics

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/593766012/593767263" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Gun Advocates Are Not Happy About Trump Advocating For Risk Protection Orders

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/592965390/592965391" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A student stops to look at a memorial at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 28. Last month's shooting raised questions about whether states are doing enough to fund mental health services in schools. Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images

Mental Health Funding Tied To Florida's Controversial Gun Legislation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/591141401/591334784" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Vince Warner fires an AK-47 with a bump stock installed at Good Guys Gun and Range in Utah. A significant majority of Americans favor outlawing the attachment, according to the latest NPR/Ipsos poll. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
George Frey/Getty Images

NPR Poll: After Parkland, Number of Americans Who Want Gun Restrictions Grows

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/589849342/590121878" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A report from the RAND Corporation confirms there is very little scientific evidence for or against many gun policies. RAND hopes to lend researchers a hand with its new state-by-state database of gun laws. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Science Provides Few Facts On Effects Of Gun Policies, Report Finds

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/589921130/590835706" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">