Gun violence

Meet the 16-year-old behind the National School Walkout

Lane Murdock says she dreamed up Friday's walkout because she was tired of government inaction over gun violence.

National School Walkout: Meet the 16-year-old behind the protest

Gun control

Florida shooting survivors stand up to NRA

After surviving one of the worst school shootings in American history, students from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school calling for gun control are now the targets of the NRA and conservative media outlets.

Opinion

America's guns: Made in the US, killing in Mexico

Last year, more Mexicans were killed with guns than in any year on record. Most of those guns came from the US.

John Lindsay-Poland

by John Lindsay-Poland

John Lindsay-Poland

Reporter's Notebook

'Nearly everyone had a story about gun violence'

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, DC, calling for strict gun control law.

March for Our Lives: 'Nearly everyone had a story about gun violence'

Opinion

A coalition of compassion in America

March For Our Lives demonstration in Washington, DC was a sign that the future is in wise, good and able hands.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Counting the Cost

Gun economics in Trump's America

In the wake of #NeverAgain, the investment community is also waking up to its role in the US firearms economy.

Gun economics in Trump's America

Gun control

March for Our Lives: Thousands rally for US gun control

From Washington, DC to Tokyo, students in over 800 cities and towns rally to demand an end to gun violence.

Counting the Cost

Facebook and the big data business

A look at the Facebook data breach scandal and how our information is being bought and sold without us knowing.

Gun violence

US unveils plan to ban controversial gun devices

The announcement comes as thousands of people take part in the March For Our Lives protests, calling for gun control.

US justice department announces proposal to ban bump stocks

Gun control

Students in US planning gun reform rallies on Saturday

In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, tens of thousands of students plan to take their gun-control reform message to the streets of Washington on Saturday.

Reporter's Notebook

The day I got my AK-47: Arming Mexico's drug cartels

An insight into gun trafficking across the US-Mexican border and the deadly impact of US gun laws in Mexico.

United States

Two teenagers wounded in school shooting in US

Incident at Great Mills High School in Maryland is the latest in a series of armed assaults at schools across the US.

Gun control

Meet the US students leading mass gun control protests

In the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school, students nationwide are organising for stricter gun laws.

Who are the US students leading mass protests for gun control?

People & Power

America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

Gun violence

'We want to write our homework, not our wills'

Students across the US walk out of class for 17 minutes to demand stricter gun controls and protection in schools.