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Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America?

Not even the FBI tracks the total number of nonfatal gunshot wounds.

A Doctor Gave $1 Million of His Own Money to Keep His Gun Research Going

Dr. Garen Wintemute is one of a small number of researchers who continue to focus full-time on firearms violence.
Months After Deedy Mistrial, Hawaii Residents Seek Reparations for Elderts Family

Months After Deedy Mistrial, Hawaii Residents Seek Reparations for Elderts Family

More than 500 people have signed a petition to U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service to fire Christopher…
Hawaii Senator Wants to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Drunk Cops

Hawaii Senator Wants to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Drunk Cops

Sen. Will Espero introduced legislation as a result of the Christopher Deedy trial but he's concerned about HPD policy, too.

Senate Extends Undetectable Guns Ban, Sans Schatz Amendments

The U.S. Senate today unanimously passed the House of Representative’s version of the Undetectable Firearms Act, which grants a 10-year…

Schatz Wants 10-Year Ban On Undetectable Guns

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz wants his colleagues to pass a 10-year ban on undetectable firearms, “including plastic and…
Deedy Trial — Should A Federal Agent Have Left Before Violence Erupted?

Deedy Trial — Should A Federal Agent Have Left Before Violence Erupted?

Christopher Deedy once again took the stand in his murder trial, facing his first cross examination from the prosecution.
Civil Beat Poll – Let’s Ban Military-Style Assault Weapons in Hawaii

Civil Beat Poll – Let’s Ban Military-Style Assault Weapons in Hawaii

Voters also want expanded background checks and a ballot initiative system. But don't mess with Memorial Day.

Honolulu Seeks Ways To Cut Down Wait For Firearm Permits

City councilman looks to open up more locations for people to register their firearms.
Guns and Gun Violence