United States

California shooting: Gunman identified as former marine

On November 8, a former Marine shot at killed 12 people in a crowded bar in California, once again raising the debate over gun control.

Gun violence

California mass shooting shatters town's tranquil reputation

Gunman opened fire on crowded Thousand Oaks bar, killing 12, before apparently turning gun on himself.

California mass shooting shatters town's tranquil reputation

US & Canada

California bar shooting: Ian David Long identified as suspect

Police say the former Marine shot into a crowd at a Thousand Oaks bar, killing 12 before likely turning gun on himself.

California bar shooting: Ian David Long identified as suspect

United States

'Horrific scene': Gunman kills 12 in California bar

The bar in Thousand Oaks, California was packed with college students when the gunman opened fire.

California bar shooting: At least 12 killed in Thousand Oaks

Counting the Cost

Gun economics: The weaponisation of the US

Examining the billion-dollar US gun industry and how it affects countries, markets and people around the world.

Human Rights

Gun violence in the US is a 'human rights crisis'

Rights group says 'all aspects of American life are compromised' due to lack of proper gun regulation.

Gun violence in the US is a human rights crisis: Amnesty

Palestine

Palestinian fear over Israel's new firearms rules

Residents of the occupied West Bank fear increasing violence by settlers, as a result of Israel's relaxed gun laws.

Israel's eased gun laws: Palestinian fear over new gun permits

United States

US judge extends ban on release of 3D-printed gun blueprints

Judge extends order blocking the online distribution of files for printing plastic guns until the case is resolved.

US judge extends ban on release of 3D-printed gun blueprints

Inside Story

Is there any way to stop the 3D-printing of guns?

A judge blocked the release of blueprints to make 3D-printed guns, but despite the order the problem is not going away.

US & Canada

US judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

This move comes after US states filed a lawsuit over a settlement that would have allowed the plans to be published online.

Canada

Toronto gun violence: Politicians call for ban on all handguns

Some are beginning to describe a 'summer of the gun' in Toronto as murder and gun crime rates are double what they were the previous year.

Canada

Toronto gun violence: 'A product of what we didn't do right'

Activists say community-led initiatives and socioeconomic opportunities, not more police, key to ending gun violence.

Toronto gun violence: 'A product of what we didn't do right'

United States

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on comedy show

One of the Republican politicians on the comedy series, 'Who is America?', later said he was against arming of children.

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on Sacha Baron Cohen show

United States

Five killed in 'targeted' attack on Annapolis newspaper

Gunman kills at least five in one of deadliest recorded attacks on US media.

United States

US gun laws: Student bus tour calling for change

The students plan to visit 17 states on their summer-long bus tour and call it, 'the Road to Change'.