The popularity of semiautomatic rifles increases the risk that mass shootings result in multiple deaths.
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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.
Russia claims its controversial Iskander M launcher doesn’t violate the INF treaty.
The US has withdrawn from a major arms control treaty with Russia, and Russia followed suit. So, what was the treaty, and what happens now?
What can international law do to help curb the use of a lethal, indiscriminate weapon?
A U.S. soldier fires a Colt M16 in Vietnam in 1967.
While advocates of gun control may feel powerless in the wake of mass shootings like the one in Las Vegas, the history of government support for the industry shows Americans have more sway than they think.
The UN is debating a total ban on all nuclear weapons.
Talks begin today at the United Nations to negotiate a total ban of nuclear weapons. Over 3,600 scientists have signed an open letter supporting the ban.
Vladimir Putin's aggressive nuclear strategy threatens to unpick decades of careful negotiation.