The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is speeding a political debate in Florida over paying workers' compensation to sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder.
More than 9 in 10 Americans support mandatory background checks for all gun buyers. That's one finding in a new NPR/Ipsos poll that shows an increasing level of support for gun control policies.
A review by the RAND Corporation finds little evidence as to whether many popular gun control policies do or don't affect gun violence. In many cases, solid studies just haven't been done.
The White House meeting confused and frustrated many Republican lawmakers, who were seeking clear guidance from Trump on a gun bill he would sign that could attract GOP votes in Congress.
Planned Parenthood says it will be a major presence in Senate and gubernatorial races in eight battleground states in this year's midterm elections. It promises to spend record dollars as well.
The Trump administration has talked about prioritizing the opioid crisis, but states have seen little in the way of new resources. And, in some states, getting into treatment is becoming even harder.
The tax reform law passed in December did repeal the Affordable Care Act's penalties for not having comprehensive health insurance. But the penalties are still in effect until 2019.
Lawmakers have made little progress in advancing any new gun control measures in since the Feb. 14 shooting that left 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Fla.
Instead of broader gun control, Gov. Rick Scott wants to keep guns away from mentally ill or violent people. He announced funds for "school hardening" and police officers in every school.