Gun control

Texas shooting: 'Prayers are good, but we need action'

US President Donald Trump decried over lack of policy action in response to deadly gun attacks in the country.

United States

US mourns as Trump cites Texas suspect's mental health

Debate over gun crime resurfaces after suspect kills 26 people at church in one of country's largest mass shootings.

Trump: Texas shooting is mental health, not gun problem

Gun violence

Texas church shooting 'largest in state history'

At least 26 killed and 20 others injured after gunman opened fire during Sunday morning service in Sutherland Springs.

US & Canada

Timeline: Twenty years of mass shootings in the US

Two mass shootings, a month apart, are among the deadliest in US history.

Gun violence

US: Shooting at Colorado Walmart leaves three dead

Police arrest suspect after two men and a woman were killed in the Denver suburb of Thornton.

US: Shooting at Colorado Walmart leaves three dead

United States

Las Vegas shooting: What, where and who?

Police are investigating the shooting, which has left nearly 60 people dead and more than 520 people injured.

Gun control

California aims to take lead in US gun control research

Gun homicides have become a common cause of death in the US.

Racism

Gun control's racist past and present

Calls for strict gun control after mass shootings overlook how regulations have been used to disarm people of colour.

Gun violence

NRA calls for restrictions on 'bump stocks'

The US' most powerful gun lobby, the National Rifle Association, wants to restrict the use of bump stocks.

Opinion

Las Vegas massacre reveals a troublesome, global truth

The US love affair with the Second Amendment right to bear arms is not just an American issue, it impacts us all.

Iain Overton

by Iain Overton

Iain Overton

Opinion

When does a 'crime' become 'terrorism'?

If Stephen Paddock was not part of a network, but a 'lone wolf', can he still be classified as a terrorist?

David Canter

by David Canter

David Canter

Gun violence

Republicans open to banning bump stocks after Las Vegas shooting

Some Republicans are considering backing a push by the Democrats to ban devices known as bump stocks. They are used to make guns fire more rapidly.

Opinion

Mass murder in America: A deadly pantomime

An all-too-familiar scenario plays out in the US once again...

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Opinion

The gun lobby is global: From Yemen to Las Vegas

The Saudis, the Israelis, the Myanmar military and all-American shooters in the US use the same guns to kill innocents.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi