• Presidential Medal of Freedom July 7, 2022 3:50 pm

    Gabby Giffords, Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe Amongst Recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe and Gabby Giffords were among the 17 people awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Joe Biden on Thursday.

  • National Mall April 14, 2021 4:07 pm

    40,000 White Flowers on National Mall Honor Gun Violence Victims

    Rows and rows of white bouquets arranged on the National Mall this week honor victims of gun violence.

  • DNC 2020 August 20, 2020 1:12 am

    Top Moments: 2020 Democratic National Convention Day 3

    Watch the best moments from the third night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Footage provided is a mixed feed and is a joint effort by the pool and the DNCC.

  • Gabrielle Giffords August 20, 2020 12:11 am

    'I Have Not Lost My Voice': At DNC, Ex-Rep. Giffords Speaks of Her Recovery

    Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a gunshot to her head in 2011, concluded a segment on gun violence at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, saying “we are at a crossroads” on guns. Giffords had serious brain damage after the attack and would struggle to walk and speak. She founded a gun control group in her name. On Wednesday,…

  • DNC 2020 August 19, 2020 9:11 pm

    Gabrielle Giffords' Full Speech at 2020 DNC

    Watch former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ full address during the third night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Footage provided is a mixed feed and is a joint effort by the pool and the DNCC.

  • Donald Trump September 1, 2019 6:30 pm

    Gun Owners Look Beyond the NRA for Representation

    Bob Mokos is a passionate gun owner who on the surface would seem like a card-carrying National Rifle Association member. The retired airline pilot has been shooting guns since he was a child. The Vietnam veteran got more serious about firearms as a civilian after one of his sisters was fatally shot during a mugging in Chicago. After the 9/11...

  • Donald Trump February 12, 2019 2:17 pm

    Ex-Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Run for Senate in Arizona

    Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain’s last term in the U.S. Senate. The Democrat will take on Republican Martha McSally in what is expected to be one of the most closely contested...

  • Donald Trump December 20, 2018 4:51 pm

    GoFundMe Campaign Raises Millions for Trump's Border Wall

    As President Donald Trump struggles to get funding for his wall along the southern border, a wounded veteran is trying to crowdsource money himself — and it’s rapidly gaining steam, though it’s got a long way to go until it gets to its $1 billion goal. The “We The People Will Fund The Wall” campaign on GoFundMe had raised more...

  • Donald Trump May 13, 2018 8:20 pm

    Quick Release of Gun Data Called Trailblazing and Troubling

    Gun control advocates are hailing New Jersey’s release of near-real-time firearms trafficking data as a trailblazing use of federal information, but Second Amendment advocates and skeptical Republicans question whether the report amounts to a way around a federal limitation on the release of some data. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled the data Tuesday as part of a campaign promise to...

  • JUDGE April 13, 2018 6:54 am

    Red Flag Gun Laws May Prevent More Suicides Than Mass Shootings

    Interest in red flag laws has surged since a February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 people dead. Documents show that months before the massacre, school officials and police were so concerned about the mental stability of the suspect, Nikolas Cruz, that they wanted him forcibly committed. That never happened. But statistically, the gun tragedy most likely to touch...

  • Los Angeles March 23, 2018 10:12 am

    How the Parkland Teens Spearheaded a Worldwide Movement

    They can’t buy a beer or rent a car and most aren’t even old enough to vote, yet the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have spearheaded what could become one of the largest marches in history with nearly 1 million people expected in Washington and more than 800 sister marches from California to Japan.

  • JUDGE March 19, 2018 2:00 pm

    Just a Few States Have Gun Laws Targeting Threatening People

    The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment. In Florida, that wasn’t enough for relatives, authorities or his schools to request a judicial order barring him from possessing guns. Only five states...

  • Governor November 4, 2017 6:50 pm

    Gun Owners React to Bump Stock Ban

    Gun owners are wondering what will become of bump stocks in Massachusetts after they were banned in the state on Friday.,

  • Governor November 4, 2017 6:51 pm

    Mass. Adopts Bump Stock Ban Following Las Vegas Massacre

    Massachusetts has become the first state to adopt a ban on bump stocks since the mass shooting a Las Vegas music festival.

  • Donald Trump October 4, 2017 12:01 pm

    GOP Congress Beholden to NRA, Other Gun Interests: Pelosi

    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi accused Republicans in Congress of being “a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Rifle Association and Gun Owners of America” as she and other Democrats bemoaned the lack of action by the GOP majority to address gun violence after the mass shooting in Las Vegas. The GOP’s failure to act “is about money,” Pelosi said after...

  • Congress October 4, 2017 7:03 am

    GOP Leaders Say No Action on Gun Legislation

    Republican leaders made clear Tuesday that Congress will take no action on gun legislation in the wake of the massacre in Las Vegas. They refused to entertain Democratic demands to expand background checks for gun purchases and tighten restrictions on semi-automatic weapons, but also shelved their own House bill that would have loosened access to gun silencers. “I think it’s...

  • Donald Trump July 14, 2017 5:09 pm

    Guns, Churches and Immigrants: What's in That Spending Bill?

    Out of the spotlight, a House panel has taken steps to help victims of gun violence, allow robust politicking from the pulpit, and prevent doctors in the District of Columbia from helping terminally ill people commit suicide. The Republican-led House Appropriations Committee passed a $20 billion spending bill Thursday to fund the Treasury Department, the Judiciary and other federal agencies.

  • NBC June 27, 2017 9:51 pm

    Sarah Palin Sues New York Times Over Editorial Linking Her to Violence

    Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, sued The New York Times on Tuesday alleging that the newspaper defamed her in an editorial, NBC News reported. The editorial in question appeared to link her to political violence after the shooting of House Republican Whip Steve Scalise earlier this month. The Times said it would...

  • Asher Klein December 27, 2016 11:58 am

    Navy to Commission USS Gabrielle Giffords

    A naval program that has become a target for critics is preparing to commission the USS Gabrielle Giffords, named for the U.S. politician who survived an assassination attempt in 2011. The USS Gabrielle Giffords, constructed by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama, has completed testing in the Gulf of Mexico and is scheduled to be commissioned in mid-2017. The company handed...

  • Asher Klein July 27, 2016 11:55 pm

    Watch the Moment Where Gabby Giffords Walks Onstage at the DNC

    Gabby Giffords, a former Congresswoman from Arizona who was shot in 2011, walked out on her own power at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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