The former employee blamed for the lapse says she was working in the mailroom when she was given oversight of the state's background check system.
Gun control advocates hail the move as a trailblazing use of information, but Second Amendment advocates suspect it's little more than a way to get around federal restrictions on release of firearms data.
He will be the biggest celebrity to lead the group since the late Hollywood leading man Charlton Heston, who once famously declared that his guns would have to be taken "from my cold, dead hands."
In some cases the weapons were accidentally fired, and in others the firearms came within the reach of children or other unauthorized people, an AP review finds.
The next time you hear someone repeating National Rifle Association pro-gun propaganda, respond with these points.
In addition, large-capacity magazines are not shielded, U.S. District Judge William Young says in upholding a Massachusetts ban.
The red state insurrections are a reminder that can get lost in debates about school reform: You can't run a decent education system on the cheap.
John Paul Stevens says erasing the amendment would clear the way for gun control and weaken the NRA's ability to block legislation.
The storied company with roots that go back two centuries has endured slumping sales and legal and financial pressure over the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre.
In Washington, protesters line Pennsylvania Avenue near the Capitol, stretching back toward the White House. President Trump is away, at his golf club in Florida.