In states with gun licensing laws that require an in-person application and giving fingerprints, there are fewer fatal mass shootings.
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Gun owners aren't sleeping better or feeling happier than others, according to a study that contradicts claims that guns provide a sense of safety and empowerment.
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Roughly one-third of boys and 1 in 10 of girls in rural communities have carried a handgun and many started as early as the sixth grade, researchers say.
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New research on the overlap between domestic violence and mass shootings suggests firearm restrictions could help prevent these tragedies.
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A survey of gun owners at a firearm safety event shows that an alarming number don't lock their guns up safely—even in the presence of children.
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How do teen brains react to movie violence? It depends on whether the violence is justified or not, according to new research.
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A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.
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Just 1 in 4 parents have gotten questions about safety issues from another parent before a playdate, a new poll suggests. Here's what to ask.
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The mismatch between child firearm deaths and funding to investigate the issue may help explain why such deaths among young people have climbed, say researchers.
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