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

‘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

3 dead, 11 others wounded in Philadelphia shooting

A week after the mass shooting in an elementary school in Texas, another shooting case was reported in the United States’ Philadelphia city. Three people were killed and at least 11 others wounded in a popular downtown Philadelphia entertainment district late Saturday night, authorities said. Police officers were patrolling the area on South Street in … Read more