A bill filed on Beacon Hill would require gun owners to purchase liability insurance in the event that a firearm is used to injure.
American children between the ages of five and 14 are 13 times more likely to be murdered with guns than children in other countries, according to a Harvard researcher.
Gov. Deval Patrick is filing gun control legislation he says will close loopholes in Massachusetts’ existing laws while strengthening mental health services.
Throwing a bunch of executive orders at the problem instead of beginning the long, hard job of promoting personal responsibility in all corners surely isn’t going to get us anywhere.
Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce the gun violence that has plagued the country.
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
A lawmaker from Natick is promising to bring the debate to Beacon Hill as soon as he can.
The question surfaces each time a mass murder unfolds: Will this one change the political calculus in Washington against tougher gun control?
Bradley Jay shares a serious firearms experience. Watch the video.
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown says states should decide whether to ban assault weapons following a shooting rampage in Colorado.