gun control

Police still search for motive in Las Vegas mass shooting Police are still struggling to find a motive for the mass shooting in Las Vegas, but Las Vegas sheriff Joseph Lombardo believes Stephen Paddock had help carrying out the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.   Congressman John Lewis plans to push Congress to pass […]

A 53-year-old Ohio woman was brutally murdered by a man who caused a car accident with her vehicle in the Cleveland area Saturday.

The police accused a father of fatally shooting his 11-year-old daughter. Authorities said he lied to them about the incident.

The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.

During a recent interview, Ryan revealed Republicans will not tolerate another sit-in. The Republican Speaker of the House declined to give specific details as to how he intends to stop Democrats from staging another sit-in to protest gun control laws, but it appears he's serious.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, and guest co-host Laura Coates about Wednesday's sit-in protest that captured the attention of the nation and went viral on social media platforms.

Several Democratic lawmakers are prepared to wait out the night, possibly into the next few days.

If members do not leave the floor and no compromise is reached, it is largely up to Speaker Paul Ryan to decide whether to use the authority of the House to seek to clear the floor and/or sanction members, or to keep the House in recess and wait out the issue.

Members of the U.S. Senate have proven they’re all talk and no action and failed to pass common sense gun control legislation. In the wake of the Orlando Massacre, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. expressed outrage over the horrific shooting, a desire to move on gun control legislation, and agreed to a vote in the Senate to pass a […]

A nearly 15-hour filibuster led by Senate Democrats until early Thursday paved the way for "high-profile congressional votes on restricting firearms just days after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history," writes Politico.

A26-year-old Chicago woman is facing felony charges for firing warning shots into the air after witnessing the death of her fiancé. Ashley Harrison and the father of her two children, Garvin Whitmore, were traveling from their home in Aurora, Illinois to Chicago to pick up Harrison’s aunt. When they stopped at a traffic light, an unidentified man with a […]

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP or otherwise known as the Urban Progress initiative was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building strong a strong coalition at the […]