Saturday marks the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shooting. In the wake of this tragic event, how has the reality of gun violence and gun control legislation changed? We check in with experts at the state and national levels.
An Illinois State Senate committee is expected to vote on a gun control measure Monday. They’re scheduled to hear from some parents whose children died in December’s mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Vice President Joe Biden argued Wednesday that the primary election victory of a gun control advocate to represent Illinois in Congress sends a message that voters won't stand for inaction in response to shooting violence after the Connecticut school shooting.
A bipartisan quartet of senators, including two National Rifle Association members and two with "F'' ratings from the potent firearms lobby, are quietly trying to find a compromise on expanding the requirement for gun-sale background checks.