Stricter gun control laws may make mass shootings slightly less common, but other policies may work better to prevent mass shooting deaths.
A scholar of gender and religion who grew up Southern Baptist explains how literal teachings on the Bible inform members' views on women.
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.
Not all mass shooters are white supremacists, but they are nearly all men.
Manufacturing errors, undetected by inexpert consumers, may be more dangerous than other threats from 3D-printed guns.
Did the government-funded gun buybacks introduced after the Port Arthur massacre have "no effect" in reducing gun deaths in Australia, as an audience member claimed on Q&A? Let's look at the evidence.
Let’s be realistic about what gun amnesties are, and are not, likely to deliver.
Police and the courts have locked up some of Europe's most notorious mob bosses – but the next generation of would-be kingpins are even worse.
The system of apartheid is long gone. But its legacy of poor funding for historically black universities - and of planning that banished black universities to cities' margins - remains.
It could even help crack long-forgotten cold cases.
The candidate endorsed by the NRA this year wasn't always so pro-gun. A sociologist and physician explains how Trump's position on guns could play out if he were to win in November.
What does it mean to view firearm violence as a public health problem?
Do guns change the ways that people engage with each other? A gun violence researcher went to Missouri to find out.
South Africa's homicide rates have declined consistently since democracy, but remain among the highest in the world. They are about four times the global average at more than 30 per 100,000 people.
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.
President Barack Obama has praised gun laws in Australia and the UK. How did they work?
New research suggests mass shootings are not just due to gun ownership, but gun culture.
Classifying killers into particular types is intuitively appealing. It helps us make sense of what otherwise seems senseless. But this approach tells us only the smallest fraction of their motivation.
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.
The recommendations of the joint review into the Martin Place siege confirm Australia is on the right path with tight gun controls but needs to clamp down on illegal firearms in the community.