Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm is among those pushing for restrictions on the Adler shotgun to be lifted.
The hyperbole about the Adler shotgun simply does not match with the facts. This is symptomatic of the generally poor quality of debate around firearm policy in Australia.
Guns have another kind of price tag.
The current debate over the right to bear arms versus regulation is at a stalemate, but a new dialogue that focuses on the social burden of firearms might provide a new way forward.
After the Somme the British army was supplied with vastly more firepower than before. This would decide the course of this war.
A target shooting instructor and student.
As automobile technology advanced, so did our safety measures. UC Denver and MIT sociologists explain how to do the same with guns.
Should this gun be in the hands of a civilian?
Connecticut State Police via Reuters
Gun makers are trying to dismiss the potentially precedent-setting suit, claiming a federal law gives them immunity.
How is the violence perpetuated by Omar Mateen and Brock Turner related?
NBC News; Reuters
The crimes of Brock Turner and Omar Mateen may be discussed as if they're unrelated. They're not.
Dunblane Primary reopening a few days after tragedy.
The odds of recovering from a terrible experience are higher than you might think.
March 13 1996. A dark day for Dunblane.
Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
The 1996 shooting at a Scottish primary school had a lasting impact on UK gun control.
Hold it right there.
President Obama's call for better electronic gun-safety systems put a spotlight on the technologies currently in the R&D pipeline that aim to make sure only authorized users can fire a gun.
Barack Obama delivers a statement on steps the administration is taking to reduce gun violence.
Changes proposed by the president's executive order are limited. Even Barack Obama admits they wouldn't have stopped recent mass shootings.
Legal or illegal, the US is awash in guns.
Though the perpetrators of the mass shooting in California appear to have acquired their guns legally, the vast majority used in violent crimes are obtained illegally.
A Syrian refugee.
A look back at a year marked by terrorism, gun violence and clashes between police and African Americans.
A protest outside the National Shooting Sports Foundation in Newtown, Connecticut, March 28 2013.
Thanks to a funding ban passed two years ago, the CDC and other federal groups that study health have been avoiding gun violence research.
A memorial for 20-year-old UCSB student Christopher Michael-Martinez one of nine crime scenes in the Isla Vista neighborhood of Santa Barbara, California in 2014.
America’s gun violence problem actually is producing policy reform. It's just that most of this activity is happening on the state level and has received little attention in the national media.
Speaking to the nation December 6.
Winston Churchill famously suggested that: You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else. Speaking with his characteristic mix of the compassionate and cerebral…
Metro Shooting Supplies employee Chris Cox speaks to a customer about the purchase of a 9mm handgun in Bridgeton, Missouri, November 13 2014.
Research on background checks for gun purchases suggests there is an increase in gun acquisition a few months after a mass shooting happens.
A longing for power and social status mixed with hormones and fear can have deadly consequences.
'Man' via www.shutterstock.com
Why is there always a man behind the trigger? And why is it almost always a young man?
Mimoyecques, in Calais, where Hitler built his supergun.
Hitler's plan for a weapon that would outgun the allies was doomed – but one engineer has been trying to find out how it worked.
The sad truth is that it's all too easy to get hold of automatic weapons in Europe.
Why does misinformation about firearm violence still appear so regularly in Australian commentary?
If we want to develop truly effective policies to reduce gun violence and its impacts on individuals, families and communities, we need to start basing Australian debate on Australian facts.