From the time they were about 6 years old, Bruce Johnson’s daughters knew he had guns in the house.
They also knew not to touch the guns without an adult present, not to point them at anyone and not to show them to company.
Omar Mateen, investigated twice by the FBI, was on the government’s terrorist watch list for 10 months before being removed. Yet even had he remained on that listing, it wouldn’t have stopped him from buying the firearms he used in Sunday’s Orlando shooting rampage.
The weekend following the February 16 bomb threat at New Hope schools, Golden Triangle Defensive Tactics held one of its most-attended classes in months.
Columbus police arrested two suspects Friday for allegedly stealing firearms from a Highway 45 North business.
Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
With the advent of 3-D printers capable of producing plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
Columbus councilmen have approved a social media policy for city employees, as well as an ordinance banning firearms on city property.
The Columbus city council will discuss and have the option to approve a firearms ordinance, as well as a social media policy, during its meeting this afternoon at the municipal complex.
Lowndes County supervisors Monday unanimously approved a proposal that will ban firearms from county-owned buildings and property.
The months since the deadly Connecticut school shooting have seen dozens of gun buyback events across the country, with officials getting thousands of unwanted firearms off the street and sending them off to their destruction.