Law enforcement officials urge action against rising numbers of ‘ghost guns’ during Senate hearing

By: - May 12, 2021 12:01 am

Demonstrators hold up signs representing 11,400 victims of gun violence during a press conference with Democratic lawmakers on gun violence, along the east front of the U.S. Capitol on June 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Virginia Mercury. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.