The one thing the president can do now to reduce gun violence

The Hill The president has been on quite a roll recently, with favorable rulings from the Supreme Court on gay marriage and ObamaCare, congressional passage of his Asian trade pact, and a memorable, racially healing speech after the Charleston tragedy. But the one...

Can Making Guns “Smarter” Save Lives?

KCRW From South Carolina this week, America got another reminder: the US has more guns — and more gun violence — than any other developed country. Mass shootings in the United States are on the increase—from one every 200 days two years ago to one every 64 days now....

N.J. lawmakers may scrap controversial ‘smart gun’ law

NJ.com True Jersey Leading Democratic state lawmakers are seriously considering scrapping New Jersey’s longstanding but never-implemented law requiring all handguns sold in the state feature “smart gun” technology that allows only the weapon’s...

Weapons of the future: ‘Smart guns’ would fire only for owner

The Seattle Times “Smart guns,” weapons that can be fired only by the owner, so as to reduce shootings by children, by suicidal people or by a criminal who wrests away a cop’s sidearm, were the topic at a symposium Wednesday at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle....