Gun control

Thousands of gun rights activists, many armed, rally in Virginia

The rally, which prompted fears of violence, ended peacefully amid tight security after state of emergency was declared.

Thousands of gun rights activists, many armed, rally in Virginia

The Far Right

Virginia gun rally: Fears of violence as militia groups gather

Pro-gun rally expected to draw dozens of militia groups, prompting experts to warn of potential violence.

Virginia gun rally: Fears of violence as militia groups gather

United States

Virginia governor bans firearms at Capitol before pro-gun rally

Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency, saying authorities had identified 'credible threats' around the event.

Virginia governor bans firearms at Capitol before pro-gun rally

Asia Pacific

New Zealand to end gun buy-back started after mosque shootings

Police say 56,350 weapons had been handed in by Friday morning in a campaign gun-control groups say has been a success.

New Zealand to end gun buy-back started after mosque shootings

Gun violence

Six people killed in New Jersey gunbattle: Police

US law enforcement say they responded to an active shooter situation in New Jersey, one officer has been confirmed dead.

Jersey City shooting: 6 people killed in gun battle, police say

United States

Racism and the black hole of gun control in the US

Would tighter gun laws help protect African Americans or make them more vulnerable to racism and police brutality?

Racism and the black hole of gun control in the US

United States

Families of African Americans killed by police talk of trauma

On the 5th anniversary of Tamir Rice's shooting, victims' families share the trauma that follows police brutality.

Families of African Americans killed by police talk of trauma

Gun violence

2 dead, several injured in California school shooting

Police say 16-year-old suspected gunman opened fire on southern California high school before shooting himself.

2 dead, several injured in California school shooting

AJ IMPACT

US Supreme Court won't shield gun maker from Sandy Hook lawsuit

Court says lawsuit against maker of rifle used to kill 26 people in Sandy Hook school massacre can go ahead.

US Supreme Court won't shield gun maker from Sandy Hook lawsuit

Gun control

Barr calls for counseling, intervention to prevent mass shootings

Some 341 people have been killed in mass shootings in the US so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive

Barr calls for counseling, intervention to prevent mass shootings

Gun violence

El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty

Patrick Crusius is accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans when he went on a shooting spree in a Texas Walmart.

El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty

Gun violence

MGM to pay Las Vegas shooting survivors, families up to $800m

MGM reaches settlement with survivors, families of 58 people killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

MGM to pay Las Vegas shooting survivors, families up to $800m

US Elections 2020

US 2020 election: Where do top Democrats stand on gun control?

Pointing to recent mass shootings, Democratic presidential hopefuls promise to pursue far-reaching limits on guns.

US 2020 election: Where do top Democrats stand on gun control?

Opinion

The tide is turning for gun control in the US

While public attitudes on the gun crisis are changing, much needs to be done to stop gun violence in the US.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

US & Canada

US gun control: Congress committee debates assault weapon ban

After recent mass shootings, polls show 56 to 70 percent of Americans think Congress should ban assault weapons.