Calls to outlaw handguns in Canada are hardly knee-jerk proposals in response to violent incidents. Instead, they're in line with the historic Canadian trend to limit the presence of modern pistols.
A battle over the Second Amendment is exactly the wrong way to think about the government's role in the firearms industry.
The hotel company filed an unprecedented lawsuit against the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas last October, arguing it has immune from liability under federal law.
A US gun rights advocate has won the right to publish instructions on the web for 3D printing firearms. In an era where anyone can access a 3D printer, is this the end of gun control?
After mass killings, politicians feel compelled to offer solutions to gun violence. One of the most common answers is better access to mental health care, but research has found that's not effective.
Previous trauma, race and access to support all affect a survivor's recovery.
Here's a challenge for gun control proponents: Watch 100 videos made by gun owners and gun rights advocates. One scholar watched these videos over five years and something surprising happened to her.
America's gun violence debate is at a fever pitch – but it's part of a much deeper cultural reckoning.
Student activists marching Saturday want Congress to enact comprehensive gun control. Here is a selection of stories from our archive that will help you understand the issues raised by the students.
Student activists are presenting important, emotionally powerful counter-narratives to those of the gun lobby. Their success will depend on whether they can sustain these efforts.
When students walked out of school to protest what they see as lax gun laws, some risked punishment from their schools. But it may be worth it to send a message, a First Amendment scholar argues.
The gun industry has been virtually immune from liability for the deaths and injuries caused by its products since 2005. Can this change?
The word only appears 14 times in the UK's parliamentary record between 1803 and 2005. Now it is everywhere.
The search for a direct causal connection from public opinion to specific policies, including gun control, may be like hunting for the holy grail. Many factors influence how legislation gets passed.
Whenever gun control enters public debate, the high emotions and moralising tend to take over rational, evidence-based debate.
The story behind the conspiracy theory that claims Florida shooting survivors are 'crisis actors' coached by the FBI.
When mass shootings occur, some people insist the focus should be on mental illness, not gun control. A psychiatrist explains how that view misses the mark.
The Liberals should win a majority at Saturday's Tasmanian state election.
What are we to make of a society in which young children have a greater sense of moral courage and social responsibility than the zombie adults who make the laws that fail to protect them?
There is not a skerrick of evidence that the Trump plan is workable.