More than 40 percent of U.S. adults have a gun in their household, making it hard to get guns off the streets – even if new gun restrictions are passed.
Successful policy accomplishments are rarely considered newsworthy, but there are plenty of cases where government policy has improved our lives for the better.
With this week's revelations about the extraordinary visit to the US gun lobby by One Nation's James Ashby, and Steve Dickson, Morrison's shilly-shallying became untenable.
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims could sue a gun maker, a decision that could open the floodgates to more lawsuits.
These youngsters have ample fervor, and they are dramatically photogenic. Dismissing them as being fake or lightweight can spell trouble for members of the establishment.
Despite impassioned pleas for gun control legislation after 2018's mass shooting at a Florida high school, Congress has failed to pass meaningful reform. Why doesn't policy follow public opinion?
School shooters typically show warning signs long before they become killers, but educators are sometimes ill-equipped to act on what they see, two researchers who are analyzing mass shooters say.
Canada must decide if modern semi-automatic rifles should be widely available to its citizens. Our current classification system for such guns is irrational.
Manufacturing errors, undetected by inexpert consumers, may be more dangerous than other threats from 3D-printed guns.
The Parkland school shooting not only spurred unprecedented national protests for gun control – it also prompted debates about the best ways to keep students safe.
More often than not, the group owes more money than it has available to spend at the end of the year.
In response to the NRA telling doctors to 'stay in their lane' on gun control, doctors loudly and clearly came back with this response: This is our lane. A surgeon explains their concern and urgency.
SIFA claims it wants to 'simplify, not weaken' gun control laws in Australia. But it's following the same playbook as the NRA in America – and hoping for similar results.
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.