Biden signs 1st major bipartisan US gun control law in decades

United States President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law the first significant federal bill on gun safety and violence in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school – coming days after the Supreme … Read more

US Supreme Court paves way for more guns in public

The United States Supreme Court struck down a New York law on Thursday that requires people to have a reason to carry a gun in public, setting a precedent for other parts of the country with similar laws in a major expansion of gun rights. The justices’ 6-3 decision follows a series of recent mass … Read more

2 killed, 1 injured in Alabama church shooting, suspect nabbed

Two people were killed and another was injured after a gunman opened fire inside a suburban church in the state of Alabama at a small group meeting before being taken into custody, authorities said. The attack occurred at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills, said Police Capt. ShaneWare. He said … Read more

US senators announce limited deal to curb soaring gun violence

A group of bipartisan United States senators announced limited gun control measures to curb rampant violence in the country, which was welcomed by President Joe Biden. “Today, we are announcing a commonsense, bipartisan proposal to protect America’s children, keep our schools safe, and reduce the threat of violence across our country,” the group of 20 … Read more

‘Enough is enough’: Thousands across US demand measures on guns

Thousands of Americans rallied on the National Mall and across the United States on Saturday in a renewed push for gun control measures after recent deadly mass shootings from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York. “Enough is enough,” District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser told the second March for Our Lives rally in her city. … Read more

US House passes ‘red flag’ gun bill, likely to fail at Senate

The United States House of Representatives approved a “red flag” bill Thursday that would allow families, police and others to ask federal courts to order the removal of firearms from people at extreme risk of harming themselves or others. It’s the Democratic-controlled chamber’s latest response to US mass shootings and likely stands little chance in … Read more

Funerals begin in Uvalde after mass shooting at Texas school

The first of 21 funerals began on Tuesday in the United States, a week after a gunman went on a shooting spree in a Texas school. Hundreds of mourners turned out for an afternoon Mass to remember Amerie Jo Garza. Six pallbearers wearing white shirts and gloves carried her small casket into Sacred Heart Catholic … Read more

Trump calls for more weapons at NRA convention after Texas massacre

Former US President Donald Trump joined forces with the leading American pro-gun organization on Friday as he called for more weapons for citizens to defend themselves in the aftermath of yet another horrific school shooting. “The existence of evil in our world is not a reason to disarm law-abiding citizens… The existence of evil is … Read more

US states divided on gun control despite soaring mass shootings

American states are divided over gun control despite mounting mass shooting rates as debates on gun control laws in the United States have reignited following the shooting at a school that left at least 19 children and two teachers dead in the deeply pro-gun state of Texas. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was quick to react … Read more