“If we’re going to do something nationally, then we’re going to have to mobilize ordinary folks, moms, dads, families, responsible gun owners, law enforcement and they’re going to have to get organized and be able to counter the pressure that is coming from the other side in a sustained way."
"Evidence shows that large-capacity magazines are frequently used in gun violence and mass shootings, and that often a shooter will shoot continuously until a weapon jams or the shooter runs out of ammunition."
Two people were killed and at least four more were wounded in a shooting in Miami early this morning. As details continue to emerge on this horrific shooting, we are keeping the victims and their families in our hearts.
The Violence Policy Center released an analysis Wednesday based on new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control detailing gun death rates by state for 2011.
Nearly 1.7 million kids in the United States live in homes where parents store their guns unlocked. Each year, thousands of children are hurt or killed in accidental shootings.
"Millions of prohibited purchasers could be passing background checks when they shouldn't be, all because states don't have the money they need to get records into the criminal background check system."
The person who killed my precious son Dylan carried 10, 30-round, large-capacity gun ammunition magazines into Sandy Hook Elementary. 300 rounds. He deliberately left the smaller-capacity magazines at home.
Almost 1/3 of the 155,000 guns recovered in 2012 were originally sold outside the state they were found in, according to data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.