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Biden signs bipartisan gun legislation

The measure doesn’t go as far as President Joe Biden hoped, but he hailed it as progress.
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Biden signs bipartisan gun legislation
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Biden signs gun safety bill into law

The bipartisan gun safety legislation passed Congress in the aftermath of a tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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Biden signs gun safety bill into law
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Biden signs bipartisan gun safety package into law

The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act is the most significant federal gun reform in decades.
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Biden signs into law the most significant federal gun safety reform in decades
June 25, 2022, 6:51 PM

Biden signs bipartisan gun safety bill

President Joe Biden signed a historical bipartisan gun legislation package Saturday morning.
June 25, 2022, 6:51 PM
Biden signs bipartisan gun safety bill
June 25, 2022, 6:44 PM

Congress passes bipartisan legislation on gun safety

Lawmakers were able to reach a deal following a string of recent mass shootings.
June 25, 2022, 6:44 PM
Congress passes bipartisan legislation on gun safety
June 25, 2022, 1:33 AM

Gun safety package heads to Biden's desk after House passage

Applause could be heard in the chamber when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the vote.
June 25, 2022, 1:33 AM
Gun safety package heads to Biden's desk after House passage
June 25, 2022, 1:31 AM

Congress passes bipartisan gun legislation

Congress has passed bipartisan legislation that targets background checks and "red flag" laws, sending it to President Joe Biden's desk.
June 25, 2022, 1:31 AM
Congress passes bipartisan gun legislation
June 25, 2022, 12:04 AM

How the Supreme Court’s gun ruling remakes gun control for Americans

The Supreme Court’s ruling made it much easier to carry a handgun on the streets of major cities.
June 25, 2022, 12:04 AM
How the Supreme Court’s gun ruling remakes gun control for Americans
June 24, 2022, 12:01 PM

Senate passes bipartisan gun safety bill hours after SCOTUS decision

In a 65-33 vote, lawmakers passed the most consequential gun reform in nearly 30 years. The vote came just hours after the Supreme Court expanded gun rights on Thursday.
June 24, 2022, 12:01 PM
Senate passes bipartisan gun safety bill hours after SCOTUS decision
June 24, 2022, 11:40 AM

Senate passes bipartisan gun safety bill

The bill is the first major piece of gun reform to clear Congress in decades.
June 24, 2022, 11:40 AM
Senate passes bipartisan gun safety bill
June 24, 2022, 2:29 AM

‘There are too many guns on the street’: Buffalo mayor on court guns ruling

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown on the impact of the Supreme Court vote to strike down New York’s gun law and how it will impact cities like Buffalo.
June 24, 2022, 2:29 AM
‘There are too many guns on the street’: Buffalo mayor on court guns ruling
June 24, 2022, 2:29 AM

Court ruling on guns ‘misinterpreting the Constitution’: California Senator

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Sen. Alex Padilla on the Supreme Court’s ruling to expand gun rights and what it could mean going forward.
June 24, 2022, 2:29 AM
Court ruling on guns ‘misinterpreting the Constitution’: California Senator
June 23, 2022, 11:58 PM

Breyer invokes Uvalde, Buffalo in dissent on Supreme Court’s gun rights ruling

The liberal justice invoked rising gun violence in his dissent against the court's ruling expanding the Second Amendment.
June 23, 2022, 11:58 PM
SCOTUS ruling prevents states from addressing gun violence: Breyer
June 23, 2022, 9:50 PM

Supreme Court gun ruling sparks furor in New York, Washington

Lawmakers hailed, panned a Supreme Court on concealed carry permits for guns.
June 23, 2022, 9:50 PM
Supreme Court gun ruling sparks furor in New York, Washington
June 23, 2022, 5:11 PM

Supreme Court ruling on guns is ‘absolutely shocking,’ NY governor says

Gov. Kathy Hochul reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling regarding the right to carry a concealed gun outside the home in public for self-defense.
June 23, 2022, 5:11 PM
Supreme Court ruling on guns is ‘absolutely shocking,’ NY governor says
June 23, 2022, 4:15 PM

Supreme Court strikes down New York law regulating concealed guns in public

The case focused on a century-old New York state law that requires gun owners to show "proper cause" -- or a specific special need -- to carry a handgun in public.
June 23, 2022, 4:15 PM
Supreme Court strikes down New York law regulating concealed guns in public
June 23, 2022, 3:31 PM

Supreme Court strikes down New York law regulating concealed guns in public

In an opinion for the conservative majority authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the court ruled 6-3 to strike down the New York law.
June 23, 2022, 3:31 PM
Supreme Court strikes down New York law regulating concealed guns in public
June 23, 2022, 3:46 AM

‘We’re hopeful, we’re optimistic, this is a start’: Newtown father on gun deal

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Sandy Hook parents Mark Barden and Nicole Hockley about the bipartisan gun deal and their hopes for future legislation.
June 23, 2022, 3:46 AM
‘We’re hopeful, we’re optimistic, this is a start’: Newtown father on gun deal
June 23, 2022, 1:36 AM

'Boyfriend loophole' addressed in Senate gun deal: What to know

The bipartisan proposal expands who would be prevented from purchasing a gun.
June 23, 2022, 1:36 AM
How the Senate's gun deal addresses the 'boyfriend loophole'
June 23, 2022, 1:25 AM

Republicans express support for bipartisan deal on gun safety

At least 14 Republicans, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, expressed support for the bipartisan deal on gun safety reform nearly a month after the Uvalde massacre.
June 23, 2022, 1:25 AM
Republicans express support for bipartisan deal on gun safety
June 22, 2022, 7:21 PM

Gun reform plan passes initial Senate vote

The bill would enhance background checks for gun buyers under 21 and fund mental health and school safety programs. ABC News’ Andrea Fujii reports on what’s still unclear about the plan.
June 22, 2022, 7:21 PM
Gun reform plan passes initial Senate vote
June 22, 2022, 11:48 AM

Bipartisan senators reach deal on gun safety measures

The legislation includes enhanced background checks for gun buyers under 21 and a strengthened "boyfriend loophole" to prevent people convicted of domestic violence from owning guns.
June 22, 2022, 11:48 AM
Bipartisan senators reach deal on gun safety measures
June 22, 2022, 11:28 AM

Senators unveil text of bipartisan deal on gun violence, setting up speedy vote

A group of senators released a new gun control bill they have been negotiating in the weeks after the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting
June 22, 2022, 11:28 AM
Senators unveil text of bipartisan deal on gun violence, setting up speedy vote
June 21, 2022, 7:46 PM

Senators agree on draft of gun violence bill after snags on abortion, 'red flags,' more

Sen. Chris Murphy told reporters on Tuesday that a deal has been reached on the legislative text of a gun violence bill and that text will be out "shortly"
June 21, 2022, 7:46 PM
Senators agree on draft of gun bill after snags on abortion, 'red flags,' more
June 21, 2022, 1:39 PM

Summer camp safety in spotlight after Texas shooting

As millions of U.S. children prepare to go off to summer camp, a shooting at one in Texas last week has left some parents worried.
June 21, 2022, 1:39 PM
Summer camp shooting raises concerns about safety
June 20, 2022, 10:16 PM

Clock is ticking on the Senate's gun deal: Negotiators stuck on two issues as recess looms

Senators are working on a gun control bill before the Fourth of July recess, but they're stymied by the "boyfriend loophole" and funding for "red flag" laws
June 20, 2022, 10:16 PM
Clock is ticking on Senate's gun deal: Negotiators stuck on 2 issues as recess looms
June 20, 2022, 7:18 PM

Experts say proposed federal gun safety measures might not have prevented Uvalde shooting

The federal gun safety proposal announced last week might not have prevented the Uvalde shooting had it already been in place, experts tell ABC News.
June 20, 2022, 7:18 PM
Would proposed federal gun safety measures have prevented Uvalde shooting?
June 19, 2022, 6:59 PM

Lawmakers race to pass gun reform bill after negotiations stall

A bipartisan group of senators are hoping to close in on a deal before Congress goes on summer vacation.
June 19, 2022, 6:59 PM
Lawmakers race to pass gun reform bill after negotiations stall
June 16, 2022, 8:38 PM

Utah coffee shop provides safe space for gun storage

A café in Utah is hoping to fight gun suicides by providing a safe for people to store their guns. ABC News' Kyra Phillips shares the story.
June 16, 2022, 8:38 PM
Utah coffee shop provides safe space for gun storage
June 16, 2022, 1:09 PM

Senate negotiations on gun reforms stall over 'boyfriend' loophole, red flag laws

Senate negotiations over gun safety reform have slowed down over outstanding challenges such as the "boyfriend" loophole.
June 16, 2022, 1:09 PM
Senate negotiations on gun reforms stall over 'boyfriend' loophole, red flag laws
June 15, 2022, 11:34 PM

Ohio teacher feels ‘disgust’ over new gun law

Traci Arway, a special education coordinator in Columbus, Ohio, reacts to a new law in Ohio which would make it easier for teachers to carry a gun in the classroom.
June 15, 2022, 11:34 PM
Ohio teacher feels ‘disgust’ over new gun law
June 15, 2022, 8:17 PM

Bipartisan gun control plan reached

If the Senate deal passes, could additional steps on gun safety be taken? Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., discusses the latest on the bipartisan deal on gun control legislation.
June 15, 2022, 8:17 PM
Bipartisan gun control plan reached
June 15, 2022, 9:45 AM

Some Uvalde victims' relatives hopeful, others unsatisfied by federal gun safety proposal

Some relatives of students gunned down at Robb Elementary School say they're hopeful about the proposed federal gun legislation announced on Sunday.
June 15, 2022, 9:45 AM
Some Uvalde victims' relatives hopeful, others unsatisfied by proposed gun law
June 14, 2022, 1:47 PM

Permitless carry gun law goes into effect in Ohio

The law ends the requirement for many adults to obtain concealed carry permits.
June 14, 2022, 1:47 PM
State's permitless carry gun law goes into effect
June 14, 2022, 10:19 AM

Teachers rally against gun violence

Some teachers are demanding stricter gun laws while others undergo training to prepare for a potential school shooting.
June 14, 2022, 10:19 AM
Teachers rally against gun violence
June 14, 2022, 10:11 AM

What big city mayors are saying about gun control

The mayors of New York, LA, Chicago and Philadelphia call for change amid national debates.
June 14, 2022, 10:11 AM
What big city mayors are saying about gun control
June 14, 2022, 10:09 AM

Gun deal negotiators may finish draft of new law this week, ahead of speedy vote, Sen. John Cornyn says

A bipartisan group of 20 senators on Sunday announced a tentative deal to address gun violence
June 14, 2022, 10:09 AM
Gun deal negotiators may finish draft this week ahead of speedy vote: John Cornyn
June 14, 2022, 1:01 AM

Framework of bipartisan gun safety deal reached

A bipartisan group of senators has reached an "agreement" on a gun reform framework, which targets states’ background checks and "red flag" laws.
June 14, 2022, 1:01 AM
Framework of bipartisan gun safety deal reached
June 13, 2022, 7:59 PM

‘We have more to do:’ Gun control activist reacts to bipartisan deal

Robin Lloyd, the managing director of the gun control group Giffords, reacts to the first meaningful bipartisan deal on gun safety reforms in decades.
June 13, 2022, 7:59 PM
‘We have more to do:’ Gun control activist reacts to bipartisan deal
June 13, 2022, 7:27 PM

Matthew McConaughey reacts to bipartisan gun control framework

Matthew McConaughey shared a lengthy statement with his thoughts on a gun safety proposal reached a bipartisan group of U.S. senators this past weekend.
June 13, 2022, 7:27 PM
Matthew McConaughey reacts to bipartisan gun control framework
June 13, 2022, 3:33 PM

Senators announce agreement on gun safety package

A bipartisan group of senators has reached an agreement on gun safety measures with the president saying the deal would be the most significant federal action to combat gun violence in decades.
June 13, 2022, 3:33 PM
Senators announce agreement on gun safety package
June 13, 2022, 11:46 AM

Biden gives thumbs up on new gun control deal

Chief White House Correspondent Cecilia Vega reports on the White House's reaction to the new agreement in principle reached between bipartisan lawmakers on gun reform.
June 13, 2022, 11:46 AM
Biden gives thumbs up on new gun control deal
June 13, 2022, 11:46 AM

Lawmakers reach broad deal on gun control

A bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement in principle has been reached on new legislation meant to address the country's ongoing gun violence.
June 13, 2022, 11:46 AM
Lawmakers reach broad deal on gun control
June 13, 2022, 2:27 AM

Bipartisan group of senators agrees on new gun law

If passed, the proposal would be the first major gun legislation to make it through Congress in years.
June 13, 2022, 2:27 AM
Bipartisan group of senators agrees on new gun law
June 13, 2022, 12:17 AM

Bipartisan group of senators reaches agreement on gun reform

The proposal has the support of at least 10 Republicans in the Senate, which is the number needed to avoid a filibuster.
June 13, 2022, 12:17 AM
Bipartisan group of senators reaches agreement on gun reform
June 12, 2022, 8:59 PM

Advocates, survivors applaud 'new beginning' with Senate's gun deal -- but want more done

The Senate's new gun control framework, if passed into law, includes provisions that would increase investments in mental health services and fund school safety
June 12, 2022, 8:59 PM
Advocates, survivors applaud 'new beginning' with Senate's gun deal -- but want more
June 12, 2022, 5:21 PM

Sandy Hook survivors reflect on Uvalde, gun reform

Martha Raddatz sits down with four survivors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on "This Week."
June 12, 2022, 5:21 PM
Sandy Hook survivors reflect on Uvalde, gun reform
June 12, 2022, 5:20 PM

National gun reform efforts stalled since Sandy Hook

Martha Raddatz reports on the state of gun control efforts nationwide on "This Week."
June 12, 2022, 5:20 PM
National gun reform efforts stalled since Sandy Hook
June 12, 2022, 5:19 PM

Rallies across country call for gun reform following tragic mass shootings

Thousands of people at the March For Our Lives rally in the nation's capital hope to put pressure on lawmakers for gun safety laws.
June 12, 2022, 5:19 PM
Rallies across country call for gun reform following tragic mass shootings
June 12, 2022, 4:23 AM

Protesters rally across US to push for gun control

Americans rallied for gun reform Saturday from D.C. to Florida to Michigan to New York.
June 12, 2022, 4:23 AM
Protesters rally across US to push for gun control