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

Fault Lines

Licence to Hate: White Supremacy in the US

How did the racist ideology behind recent US white supremacist attacks seep into the country's mainstream discourse?

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 violence

US: Congregations, community to commemorate synagogue shooting

Sunday marks one year since a gunman entered the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and killed 11 people.

US: Congregations, community to commemorate synagogue shooting

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

Texas pastors seek federal action after police shoot black woman

Atatiana Jefferson was killed by a white officer through a window of her home after a concerned neighbour called police.

Texas pastors seek federal action after police shoot black woman

Gun violence

US Supreme Court wrestles over 'DC sniper' life sentence appeal

Justices hear arguments in an appeal ordering that Lee Boyd Malvo’s life sentence without parole be thrown out.

US Supreme Court wrestles over 'DC sniper' life sentence appeal

Black Lives Matter

Questions intensify after white US officer kills black woman

Texas police officer shot dead 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson on Saturday while she was standing in her home.

Questions intensify after white US officer kills black woman

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

At least 4 killed in Kansas City bar shooting in US: Report

Authorities say four people have been killed in an overnight shooting at a Kansas City bar in Kansas state.

At least 4 killed in Kansas City bar shooting in US: Report

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