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Our Hearts Are In Miami This Morning

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.

What Is Your State's Firearms Death Rate?

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.

Today Is National ASK Day

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.

Mike Thompson: The Senate Must Help States Fund Background Data Collection

"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."

154 Bullets In 4 Minutes

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.

Gun Trafficking Networks Continue To Move Guns Across The Country

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. 

VIDEO: It Can Happen Here

Exactly twenty years to the day before the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, a shooter opened fire Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, killing a classmate and a teacher.

Among Developed Countries, America Ranks First In Children's Firearms Fatalities

87% of all children under 14 years old killed by firearms in the developed world were American children.

At Least 27 People Shot In Chicago Over Father's Day Weekend

At least 27 people were shot, two fatally, in Chicago over Father's Day weekend. 

Supreme Court Upholds Legislation To Prevent Straw Purchases

BREAKING: The Supreme Court ruled today 5 - 4 that firearms purchasers who buy a gun with the intention of giving it to someone else can be found guilty of a crime.