The pandemic largely gave America a reprieve from school shootings. Two criminologists say gun violence could return to America’s schools worse than before as in-person classes resume.
Stricter gun control laws may make mass shootings slightly less common, but other policies may work better to prevent mass shooting deaths.
The gun problem in Canada stems from sharing the world’s longest undefended border with the country that has the largest number of guns in civilian hands.
After mass shootings, politicians in Washington have failed to pass new gun control legislation, despite public pressure. But laws are being passed at the state level, largely to loosen restrictions.
Anyone hoping for gun reform should take note of how the aftermath of the UK’s worst shooting played out.
Why do some gun owners insist on referring to the Montréal Massacre shooter by his birth name?
Governments often blame citizens for social outcomes which are the result of their own policies.
The advocates of friendship as a way to solve America’s partisan divide are wrong. There are more effective ways to tackle intractable political problems.
A new analysis shows that the many Americans who have experienced being threatened by a gun or suffering a gunshot wound are significantly less likely to believe most people can be trusted.
Gun sales have soared in recent months, coinciding with the beginning of the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests that began in June.
Far from just committing ‘paper crimes,’ the mass shooting in Nova Scotia shows the deadly threats posed by unlicensed gun owners.
Did the COVID-19 pandemic have an impact on the mass shooting in Nova Scotia?
Amid the angst over a surge in gun sales in both the United States and Canada during the pandemic, few have noted the three key differences between the two countries.
People who take their own lives as a career response have different motives at different stages of their careers. This could help us understand the recent Molson Coors shooting in Milwaukee.
Stigmas surrounding mental health can create difficult or even dangerous situations for employees struggling with mental illness.
The reasons the homicide rate is declining are complex, but a reduction in alcohol consumption and access to weapons are contributors.
The Supreme Court’s refusal to block the Sandy Hook lawsuit may lead to a flood of litigation, which ultimately may compel the gun industry to change the way it designs, markets and sells firearms.
The gunmaker’s move to stop selling AR-15s to civilians is not a response to concerns about gun control. Instead it’s a reflection of how prevalent the AR-15 and comparable weapons are in the US.
A new study looks at whether deaths by suicide could be lowered with mental health care. To a small degree, yes. But a look at the costs suggests there may be better ways to prevent shooting deaths.
Some Canadian gun advocates claim military-style assault weapons like the AR-15 have never been used to commit crimes in Canada. That’s inaccurate.