Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job.
Guns and Mental Health
Where the treatment of the mentally ill intersects with the regulation of guns and other weapons
Why mass killings are so rare in Japan
Why are mass killings so rare in Japan? Heavy regulation of firearms is one big reason – almost nobody owns a gun there.
The problem with turning to armed guards after mass shootings
In the wake of mass shootings, businesses, school districts and towns often turn to armed guards. But armed security guards can introduce a new kind of danger.
This week’s attack on a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was the largest mass shooting in American history. On this hour of Reveal, we go to Orlando to hear from the LGBT community targeted by this violence.
California auditor’s report details chronic banned gun owners backlog
State Auditor Elaine Howle said California’s failure to confiscate firearms from people with serious mental illnesses who are prohibited from owning guns is creating a risk to public safety.
State legislators look for ways to tighten armed-guard regulations
In Arizona and other states, legislators are exploring regulatory changes for armed security guards to address problems exposed by our Hired Guns investigation.
Startling gun violence fact: Suicide is more likely than homicide
Americans are nearly twice as likely to die from suicide by firearm as they are to be killed by someone else with a firearm.