Common Sense: Washington State Voters Approve Expanded Background Checks On Gun Sales

Voters in Washington overwhelmingly passed an initiative that would expand the state's background check laws. Initiative 594 calls for background checks to be performed on all gun purchases in the state, not just those through licensed dealers.

After Tuesday’s Shootings, America Has Witnessed 86 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

On Tuesday, not one but two shootings occurred at high schools in this nation. These two shootings represent the 85th and 86th school shootings since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT in late 2012.