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FactCheck: Politics of gun violence

In the aftermath of two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, U.S. political leaders made a series of statements on gun violence that were unsubstantiated, lacked context or were seemingly contradictory.... Read more»

In wake of mass shootings, most voters support assault weapons ban

A poll released Wednesday found that a majority of Republicans support legislation banning assault weapons in the United States, a sentiment that contradicts President Donald Trump’s statements that there is no “political appetite” for such a ban. ... Read more»

During Trump's visit, El Paso residents criticized his divisiveness — and lawmakers' inaction on gun laws

Anger and frustration about gun laws — and president's racist language — is becoming more apparent in a city still dealing with grief from what police have said is a racially motivated massacre.... Read more»