Jake Davison’s legally owned weapon was seized in the months before he killed five people – but it was soon returned to him.
A recent federal court ruling appeared to expand Second Amendment rights to private citizen militias, which a historian of early America explains is not what the founders intended.
A scholar of untraceable firearms explains what they are and why President Joe Biden’s administration is seeking to restrict their manufacture and use.
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.
Research on racism and policing in the US, explained by the experts who study it.
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.
Far from just committing 'paper crimes,' the mass shooting in Nova Scotia shows the deadly threats posed by unlicensed gun owners.
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.
Deep Saini speaks to Michelle Grattan about the week in politics.
Firearms policy is more complex than people often allow, and evidence about what works to reduce gun violence is also not clear-cut.
The Al Jazeera report makes for powerful viewing. But from a journalistic point of view, is it ethical?
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.
A criminologist reviews recent research to dispel common misconceptions about mass shootings.
The story of this video game speaks to what seems a powerful political moment, of an American nation literally at war with itself.
In order to prevent school shootings, schools must use threat assessments like the ones that law enforcement uses to protect public figures, a leading expert on school safety argues on Capitol Hill.
Student activists are presenting important, emotionally powerful counter-narratives to those of the gun lobby. Their success will depend on whether they can sustain these efforts.
When students walked out of school to protest what they see as lax gun laws, some risked punishment from their schools. But it may be worth it to send a message, a First Amendment scholar argues.
What are we to make of a society in which young children have a greater sense of moral courage and social responsibility than the zombie adults who make the laws that fail to protect them?