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The Trump administration says gun shops should be considered essential businesses and stay open through the pandemic

The federal government said its essential business list should be used as a guidance for local governments when deciding their own lists.
A pedestrian pushes a stroller as people wait in line outside to buy supplies at the Martin B. Retting, Inc. gun store amid fears of the global growth of coronavirus cases, in Culver City, California, March 15, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom is letting California’s 58 counties each decide if gun stores can stay open during the coronavirus shutdown as people line up ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state's 58 counties can decide if firearm retailers count as essential businesses.

People are lining up to buy guns because they’re afraid they’ll be looted amid the coronavirus crisis

Some retailers are also seeing an uptick of Asian-American customers, who say they are buying guns out of fear that they will be attacked.
A close up of a woman holding a black revolver with the cylinder open, half loaded with 38 special ammunition.

A teenager shot her 10-year-old nephew while filming herself playing with the gun

Caitlyn Smith was watching her 10-year-old nephew when she decided to film herself holding a gun. While seriously injured, he is expected to recover.

An 11-year-old girl brought a loaded AR-15 to a gun legislation hearing in Idaho

Bailey Nielsen held the loaded gun while her grandfather voiced his support for a proposal that would allow visitors to carry concealed handguns.
Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Senator Sanders during a break the ninth Democratic 2020 U.S. Presidential candidates debate at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas Nevada, U.S.

Michael Bloomberg launched a new strategy to attack Bernie Sanders on his gun control stance, but the Vermont senator has been through this before

The Vermont senator weathered criticisms of his stance on guns during the 2016 Democratic primary as well.
File photo of a baseball.

A youth baseball team tried to raffle off a semi-automatic rifle and other guns as a fundraiser, but it was canceled after backlash

The Hilliard Colts organization in Hilliard, Ohio, had planned to raffle off two handguns and a Smith & Wesson M&P-15, an AR-15 military-style rifle.
Armed militia members stand guard outside a no-gun zone at a rally by gun rights advocates and militia members near Virginia's Capitol, in Richmond, Virginia

Virginia officials upped security for a pro-gun rally in Richmond after receiving ‘credible threats of violence’

Thousands of gun-rights activists, militia groups, and white supremacists, were expected to descend on Richmond for the the rally on Monday morning.
Armed militiamen are seen outside of the Virginia Senate office building during competing gun control and gun rights rallies in Richmond.

Virginia wants to prevent another ‘Unite the Right’ at an MLK Day gun rally that set off a state of emergency

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a ban on firearms in the State Capitol and the FBI arrested three white supremacists planning to attend.
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses members of the National Rifle Association's during their NRA-ILA Leadership Forum during their annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky on May 20, 2016.

Trump slams Virginia Democrats for pushing gun safety regulations as suspected white supremacists are arrested for discussing opening fire at a Richmo...

"Your 2nd Amendment is under very serious attack in the Great Commonwealth of Virginia," the president tweeted on Friday evening.