Panel Approves 'Red Flag' Gun Safety Bill, House Vote NextThe House Ways and Means Committee approved the so-called red flag bill on Monday by a 24-2 vote.
'We Have To Stop This': Mass. Politicians Call For Action After Texas School ShootingMassachusetts Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren were among the politicians calling for action after up to 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Texas.
Massachusetts Police Chiefs Back 'Red Flag' Gun BillA group representing local police chiefs is calling for passage of a bill that would allow firearms to be taken from people who show unstable or potentially dangerous behavior.
Mass. State Board Says No To Arming TeachersThe Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted unanimously on a resolution opposed to the arming of teachers.
Keller @ Large: Rep. Kennedy On The The Lack Of Action In CongressRep. Joe Kennedy said President Trump often changes his mind on important issues and that makes it hard to create legislation.
Somerville Students Walk Out Of Class To Demand Action On Gun ControlSomerville students sat in silence outside the school for 17 minutes, one for every person killed in the Parkland, Florida shooting.
Massachusetts Joins Group Of States In Gun Safety CoalitionMassachusetts is joining a coalition of states that are promising to expand existing efforts to share information on illegal guns and ultimately make progress on gun safety measures.
Keller @ Large: US Representative Focuses On Gun Laws, Party ValuesUnited States Congressman Stephen Lynch joined Jon Keller for Keller @ Large on Sunday.
Boston Superintendent Calls Idea Of Arming Teachers 'Utterly Illogical'The superintendent of Boston Public Schools calls President Donald Trump’s idea of arming teachers with guns to prevent school shootings “utterly illogical.”
Keller @ Large: Why It's 'Stupid' To Arm Public With Military-Type WeaponsEveryone's talking about gun violence, but real answers remain elusive. One gun-rights advocate shared some thoughtful ideas with Jon.
Firearms Training Center Expects Uptick After Texas Mass ShootingThe owner of Boston Firearm Training Center said when people get scared, he sees more people coming in.
Gov. Charlie Baker Would Sign 'Bump Stock' BanGov. Charlie Baker said he would support legislation to ban “bump stocks” similar to the equipment used in the deadly Las Vegas shooting.