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Massachusetts On Its Way to Banning Bump Stock Gun Devices

By Steve LeBlanc | Oct 16
Massachusetts is on its way to becoming the first state since the Las Vegas shooting massacre to outlaw devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to mimic fully automatic guns.

Gun-Control Group Sues 'Bump Stock' Makers, Sellers

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 11
One of the nation's leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of "bump stocks," the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Is NRA Move to Regulate 'Bump Stocks' Real or A Ruse?

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 10
Why would the nation's leading gun-rights organization, not known for compromise, be willing to bend even just a bit when it wields perhaps more influence than ever?

AP FACT CHECK: Really? GOP Thinks Dems Soft on Gun Control?

By Calvin Woodward | Oct 10
It's not every day - or every year or every decade - you see Republicans raising questions about whether Democrats were tough enough on gun control when they were in power.

Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

By Dori Zinn | May 27
Last Summer, as Kevin Hertzog and his friends were mourning the Pulse shooting in Orlando, it was a simple conversation that kicked off what would eventually become, Gays Against Guns, or GAG.

Gun Rights Activists Sue Over Massachusetts Firearms Laws

By Steve LeBlanc | Jan 28
Gun rights activists aided by the National Rifle Association are suing Massachusetts over its firearms laws.

Why It Matters: Guns

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 2
In a world that feels increasingly violent, whether at home or across the globe, America's cowboy culture and the Second Amendment are under the microscope. Voters are asking what will make them safer, more guns or fewer?

The Post-Orlando Gun Debate in the LGBT Community

By Jill Gleeson | Aug 20
A resurgence in membership has reactivated Pink Pistols chapters around the country. At the same time, a new anti-gun group has emerged. But the two may not necessarily be in complete opposition.

Support Grows Among Americans for Stricter Gun Laws

By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan J. Foley | Jul 26
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon.

LGBTs Debate Gun Laws

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 16
In the midst of ongoing gun violence, California officials are taking a look at the state's gun laws -- while LGBT firearms enthusiasts say additional legislation is unnecessary.

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