‘Ghost Guns,’ Homemade and Untraceable, Face Growing Scrutiny

A gun safety group founded by Gabrielle Giffords is trying to shut down websites that sell materials to build homemade weapons.

Democrats Lament Inability to Pass Gun Restrictions: ‘We Are Stuck’

Congressional Democrats are calling for a special committee to investigate gun violence. Republicans are focusing on praising first responders.

Shooting Is Latest Eruption in a Grim Ritual of Rage and Blame

By ALEXANDER BURNS June 14, 2017 The violence has come regularly for years, in one politically charged spasm after another. A member of Congress shot through the head in Tucson. Assaults on the Holocaust Museum, a Planned Parenthood office and the Family...

Warship Named for Giffords Is Close to Being Ready for Sea

By JENNIFER STEINHAUER June 4, 2017 WASHINGTON — In January 2012, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat of Arizona, decided to resign her seat, a sad coda to the assassination attempt she had miraculously survived, but which left her badly...