Fifty seven percent of Americans support a universal ban on assault weapons and yet millions of account holders at these six banks are unknowingly supporting the very companies that produce these guns.
The trend has been studied closely for a number of years, showing a slow increase in gun-related deaths.
"I learned that one of my family members became one of over 30,000 Americans who die every year as a result of gun violence. My cousin became one of the tragic statistics that I, unfortunately, cite most often in my work."
“An act of heroism a lot bigger than we should expect from any 15-year-old,” Obama said of the teenager.
Invoking the words of Martin Luther King Jr., the president said the country needs to possess a "fierce urgency of now" to combat gun violence and not only discuss the latest mass shooting, but prevent it.
During the program, President Obama is slated to talk about the negative impact that gun violence has had on our country and will take questions from attendees.
President Obama is set to announce an executive action on gun sales at the top of the new year.
Families in Savannah, Ga. were left reeling after at least two gunmen opened fire, wounding three men and killing a woman early Wednesday morning.
Davis, who has been on the front lines of the Black Lives Matter movement for some time, understands that Jordan is just one story of many in America. For him, the most immediate change can come on Black Friday, the third anniversary of Jordan's death.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says single mothers, absent fathers, and video games are to blame for the Oregon community college massacre.