Motivated by a fresh surge in mass shootings, from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York, protestors say lawmakers must take note of shifting public opinion and finally enact sweeping reforms.
In his first extensive comments, Pete Arredondo, the police chief of the Uvalde school district, speaks about the response to the deadly mass shooting at Robb Elementary School.
When Superintendent Hal Harrell was asked if he still trusts the school district’s police chief, Pete Arredondo, he said, “that’s personnel.”
The U.S. House voted Wednesday to raise the minimum age limit to 21 to purchase a semi-automatic rifle and ban the sale of bump stocks, but the measures will likely face a challenge in the Senate.
Families of victims and survivors of the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas appeared before a U.S. House committee Wednesday in an effort to share the human impact of gun violence and the urgency for lawmakers to enact gun control legislation.
Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo, who is newly elected to the panel, has been criticized for the law enforcement response during the mass shooting.
Actor Matthew McConaughey pushed for stricter background checks and raising the minimum age to purchase an AR-15 rifle during Tuesday's White House press briefing. "Now is this a cure-all? Hell no, but people are hurting."
An 18-year-old shot and killed 19 children and two teachers at a Uvalde elementary school on May 24.
Hundreds of demonstrators marched in San Francisco to motivate legislators to pass stiffer gun laws.
In a joint letter, the lawyers asked officials with Daniel Defense, the gun manufacturer, to preserve evidence including marketing plans, social media campaigns and advertising.
In an attempt to reduce gun violence, Marin County hosted a gun buy back event for the first time in six years; residents traded guns for cash.
The vigil was held by city leaders because of a student who asked for a way to honor the children killed. It is a cycle of death that a whole generation of American kids have become used to seeing.
Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arrendondo was without a radio while he was in charge of the Robb Elementary School mass shooting response, a state senator said.
The father of a Uvalde, Texas, school shooting victim is currently in federal prison for a drug trafficking offense and had asked for a temporary release to attend the 10-year-old’s funeral.
Guns at the ready. San Mateo sheriff’s Sgt. David Weidner and KTVU crime reporter Henry Lee tested a new firearms training simulator. Instead of just one to two screens, this next-gen system has five - in surround-sound.
The House Judiciary Committee has advanced legislation that would raise the age limit for purchasing a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 21.
The speech follows recent mass shootings in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York.
At Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Wednesday, twin black hearses carrying the coffins of the Garcias arrived in a procession led by police and civilian motorcycle riders.
Jacob Albarado's wife and daughter were in Robb Elementary School at the time.
The blame for an excruciating delay in killing the gunman at a Texas elementary school -- even as parents outside begged police to rush in and panicked children called 911 from inside -- has been placed with the school district's homegrown police chief.