RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Gun Control

A collection of news and information related to Gun Control published by this site and its partners.

Top Gun Control Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • Hillary Clinton: 'America's long struggle with race is far from finished'

    Hillary Clinton: 'America's long struggle with race is far from finished'
    In an evocative and emotional address, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday urged the nation to come to grips with the “deep fault line” of race in the U.S., blaming it and easy access to guns for the slayings of nine worshipers at a historic...

    It's not just a perception: Mass shootings have become more frequent, data show

    It's not just a perception: Mass shootings have become more frequent, data show
    If it seems like mass shootings are becoming more common, researchers say there's a good reason: They are. Between a 2011 shooting at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nev., that left four people dead and the 2013 attack on the Washington Navy Yard...

    Why men feel the need to carry guns

    Why men feel the need to carry guns
    Since the 1960s, the national conversation on firearms in both political and academic circles has revolved around one main question: Do guns increase crime or reduce it? Are guns tools of escalation or deterrence? Lately, however, social science...

    How to run for president in 2052

    Listen up, American newborns. I realize your middle ears are still teeming with fluid and you're only capable of responding to high-pitched voices, but in just 35 short years, you'll be eligible to run for our nation's highest office. If that's...