gun control

A bill that would require criminal background checks for private gun sales in Oregon is on its way to the governor's desk. The Oregon House narrowly passed the measure Monday.

Oregon lawmakers are gearing up for another round of debate over firearm regulations.

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for adolescents and young adults, and those who live in rural areas are especially at risk.

For young people between the ages of 10 and 24, the suicide rates in rural areas are nearly double those of urban areas, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. And that disparity is growing.

Could smart gun technology make guns safer without riling gun rights advocates?

That was the topic of a Seattle Smart Gun Symposium held Jan. 28th at the Washington Athletic Club, sponsored by Washington Cease Fire and the Washington Technology Industry Association.

Washington’s new voter-approved background check law appears to have prevented the sale of a rifle to a man with a warrant out for his arrest.