A tragic accident resulted in the shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of actor Alec Baldwin’s latest movie. The dangers of more guns on set extend to society, two scholars argue.
FBI statistics recorded a 30% rise in homicides in 2020. A criminologist helps break down what was behind the spike.
If proposed amendments to the law are passed, it will no longer be possible to acquire a firearm licence for self-defence in the country. This has sparked heated debate.
The state’s revised statute will likely lead to a flurry of lawsuits against firearms manufacturers and gun stores. What’s less clear is whether that will curb gun violence.
A scholar of untraceable firearms explains what they are and why President Joe Biden’s administration is seeking to restrict their manufacture and use.
Dicey cultural situations and power struggles await Latina teachers in America’s schools.
In the aftermath of Adam Toledo’s death, police and a prosecutor framed the incident as a confrontation with an armed male holding a gun. Should reporters have been so quick to accept that version?
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.
Research on racism and policing in the US, explained by the experts who study it.
The ‘narrative’ of why Biden beat Donald Trump in 2020 is yet to be written, but there is no doubt Americans remain afraid, uncertain and deeply divided.
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.
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.
One hundred years ago, the inventor of the most deadly weapon of the 20th century was born in Russia. Now more than 100 million of his namesake guns have been manufactured and used around the world.
You’re just as likely to be a victim of a mass shooting as you are to be struck by lightning. So why do nearly 50% of Americans say they’re afraid of being caught in the crossfire?
Polls show Americans want gun control, but it isn’t a top-line issue for voters.
Evidence suggests that support for stricter background checks has increased and opposition has softened.
Each spin of the news cycle hits us with another ‘bombshell,’ while everything from free speech to race has been ‘weaponized.’ What’s the effect of being relentlessly exposed to metaphors of war?
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.