A mass shooting at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, left many speculating about the shooter's motive and calling for gun reform.
See what candidates have said about abortion, immigration, climate change, healthcare, voting rules, and gun control as a new group of lawmakers gets set to take office.
Gun control and gun rights are hot-button issues in this year's elections, and many candidates across the spectrum have spoken out about them.
An over-reliance on bipolar labels fuels artificial divides in the country and only serves polarized politics and biased media while widening rifts in the population.
Many are questioning why Illinois's gun safety laws didn't prevent the suspect in the country's latest mass shooting from buying several guns legally despite previous run-ins with police.
The proposal includes enhanced background checks of buyers under 21, funding for mental health and school safety resources, and grants for states to enforce "red flag" laws.
In the wake of recent mass shootings, politicians and activists are convening to work on preventative measures and potential new gun laws.
The ambiguity is the result of decades of partisan politics and public confusion about the characteristics of certain guns.
Kudos to this small number of senators who are willing to buck their parties’ bases to try to find an elusive middle ground.
When the Columbine High School massacre took place in 1999 it was seen as a watershed moment in the United States – the worst mass shooting at a school in the country’s history. Now, it ranks fourth.
The shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas renewed the debate about gun laws, accessibility and prevention.
On subjects such as allowing handgun ownership and conducting background checks for gun sales, majorities of the U.S. public are seeing eye-to-eye.
The emotional trial has been covered heavily by media across the spectrum, but the narratives often differ.
Amid a recent surge in violent crime and shootings, Americans' concerns about crime are at a four-year high. An ABC News / Washington Post poll conducted in June found that 59% of Americans believe crime is an “extremely” or “very” serious problem. At least 150 people were killed in...
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. A series of shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 17 that left eight people dead was followed by another mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado on Monday in which 10 people were killed. The Atlanta shooting sparked...
Some recent surveys have found that many Republicans and Democrats share significant overlaps when it comes to gun restrictions.
Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on gun control and gun rights, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: President Donald Trump’s second-term agenda...
Two tragic mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso last weekend prompted a resurgence of debates on gun control, gun rights and underlying causes, both on Capitol Hill and throughout the country. Media coverage was largely split in the aftermath. Many left-leaning outlets focused on white...