Gun Control

The police accused a father of fatally shooting his 11-year-old daughter. Authorities said he lied to them about the incident.

During a recent interview, Ryan revealed Republicans will not tolerate another sit-in. The Republican Speaker of the House declined to give specific details as to how he intends to stop Democrats from staging another sit-in to protest gun control laws, but it appears he's serious.

Fifty seven percent of Americans support a universal ban on assault weapons and yet millions of account holders at these six banks are unknowingly supporting the very companies that produce these guns.

GOP leaders also shuttered C-SPAN's live coverage of the protest, but that did not stop policy makers from tweeting and posting live feeds on Facebook and Periscope to disseminate their cause.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, and guest co-host Laura Coates about Wednesday's sit-in protest that captured the attention of the nation and went viral on social media platforms.

Several Democratic lawmakers are prepared to wait out the night, possibly into the next few days.

Past award winners include transgender activist and Olympian Caitlyn Jenner, former NFL player Michael Sam, and award-winning broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.

Members of the U.S. Senate have proven they’re all talk and no action and failed to pass common sense gun control legislation. In the wake of the Orlando Massacre, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. expressed outrage over the horrific shooting, a desire to move on gun control legislation, and agreed to a vote in the Senate to pass a […]

WNBA Star Brittney Griner’s personal life seems to be overshadowing her basketball career. On Sunday, several cyber bullies took to Twitter to wish the Phoenix Mercury star a Happy Father’s Day. In 2015, 25-year-old Griner divorced her wife Glory Johnson while Johnson was carrying the couple’s twins. Johnson gave birth in October, through a surrogate, […]

A nearly 15-hour filibuster led by Senate Democrats until early Thursday paved the way for "high-profile congressional votes on restricting firearms just days after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history," writes Politico.

A26-year-old Chicago woman is facing felony charges for firing warning shots into the air after witnessing the death of her fiancé. Ashley Harrison and the father of her two children, Garvin Whitmore, were traveling from their home in Aurora, Illinois to Chicago to pick up Harrison’s aunt. When they stopped at a traffic light, an unidentified man with a […]

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP or otherwise known as the Urban Progress initiative was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building strong a strong coalition at the […]