Florida shooting: No progress on gun control

The Florida school shooting is the 18th school shooting so far this year, but tougher gun laws seem as far away as ever.

by

    Families of the 17 people killed in Florida are mourning the loss of their children as the debate on gun control resurfaces on the political scene.

    This is the 18th school shooting in the United States so far this year, and it's only mid-February.

    In Washington however, tougher gun laws seem as far away as ever.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.