All sides in the debate on gun control in the United States are quick to point to numbers they say back their arguments. But are they playing fair with those figures?
The 1996 shooting at a Scottish primary school had a lasting impact on UK gun control.
Do guns change the ways that people engage with each other? A gun violence researcher went to Missouri to find out.
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.
It appears that the days of the stiff upper lip are over – but there are some who will still take the opportunity to criticise.
After years struggling to get gun control measures passed, President Obama is taking dramatic new steps. And the American people seem to be on board.
Changes proposed by the president's executive order are limited. Even Barack Obama admits they wouldn't have stopped recent mass shootings.
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.
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.
Research on background checks for gun purchases suggests there is an increase in gun acquisition a few months after a mass shooting happens.
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.
We should not downplay the significant contribution to early mortality posed by previously law-abiding gun owners who, in the heat of the moment, decide to kill.
Researchers explain why gun violence is a public health emergency, why parent often underestimate how easily their kids could access a gun – and why we know so little about how to solve this problem.
President Barack Obama has praised gun laws in Australia and the UK. How did they work?
Barack Obama has challenged the US media on gun laws, but despite the First Amendment, journalists are too scared to speak against abuse of the Second Amendment.
The lobbying tactics developed by the US tobacco industry no longer just targeted government, but expanded to include the voting public. These tactics still exist in lobbying today.
What interventions might be most useful for reducing the incidence of mass shootings? What lessons should other countries really learn from Australia's experience?
Other 'advanced nations' make it far harder for someone like the Charleston killer to get his hands on a Glock semiautomatic handgun or any other kind of firearm.
So long as we treat each mass shooting, each black death as an isolated tragedy, there's nothing we can do. Things can change if we look for the patterns.
What happens to kids who survive school shootings? What are some of the damaging effects they are left to cope with?