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New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban
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New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban

Dec 21st 2019, 3:27 PM 47,746 Views 62 Comments

The government banned the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons after a gunman killed 51 worshippers at two mosques.

Trump condemns white supremacy and racism after shootings
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Trump condemns white supremacy and racism after shootings

Updated Aug 5th 2019, 4:33 PM 28,965 Views 112 Comments

“We must have something good, if not GREAT, come out of these two tragic events!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations
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Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations

May 19th 2019, 4:25 PM 12,333 Views 22 Comments

Reports suggest the country has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.

Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally
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Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally

Apr 26th 2019, 9:45 PM 48,908 Views 51 Comments

In his speech, Trump told the NRA he is withdrawing the US from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.

Bill to tighten New Zealand's gun laws passes by 119 votes to one
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Bill to tighten New Zealand's gun laws passes by 119 votes to one

Apr 2nd 2019, 8:56 AM 21,844 Views 0 Comments

One MP had wanted to stall the legislation but missed his chance when he arrived late after spending too long explaining his plan to the media.

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting
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Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

Mar 18th 2019, 5:46 PM 10,720 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack
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Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack

Nov 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 38,834 Views 32 Comments

Survivors of the Las Vegas shooting had sheltered in Borderline Bar and Grill the scene of America’s latest attack.

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD
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California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 9:45 PM 50,428 Views 74 Comments

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

Gunman shoots three dead in Cincinnati bank
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Gunman shoots three dead in Cincinnati bank

Sep 6th 2018, 5:08 PM 13,180 Views 47 Comments

The gunman was then shot by police.

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
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'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Feb 26th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,753 Views 38 Comments

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'
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The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'

Feb 15th 2018, 4:02 PM 33,976 Views 78 Comments

The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.

Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home
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Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home

Nov 15th 2017, 9:25 PM 57,322 Views 30 Comments

Kevin Neal shot 14 people in seven different locations yesterday.

Gun stocks rise following mass shooting in Las Vegas
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Gun stocks rise following mass shooting in Las Vegas

Oct 7th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,121 Views 13 Comments

Many investors who never directly purchased shares of gun companies may have them in their retirement savings plan.

Las Vegas shooter was able to build deadly arsenal of weapons legally and with ease
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Las Vegas shooter was able to build deadly arsenal of weapons legally and with ease

Oct 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 14,904 Views 89 Comments

In Nevada someone with a clean record, like Stephen Paddock had, can buy as many guns as they want.

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'
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Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Oct 3rd 2017, 4:51 PM 11,773 Views 93 Comments

Trump has labelled the Sunday night shooting at an outdoor music festival an “act of pure evil”.

Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare
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Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare

Sep 28th 2017, 7:36 PM 62,564 Views 106 Comments

The three-year-olds were hospitalised following the incident.

A law that aimed to prevent mentally ill people from buying guns has been overturned in the US
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A law that aimed to prevent mentally ill people from buying guns has been overturned in the US

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:05 AM 32,694 Views 175 Comments

On the campaign trail, Trump had heavily campaigned on the constitutional right to bear arms.

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys
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Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys

Aug 26th 2016, 12:46 PM 14,036 Views 73 Comments

A new law allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination
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"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination

Aug 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 28,120 Views 188 Comments

Trump has faced widespread condemnation for the comments.

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son
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Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son

Mar 9th 2016, 11:00 PM 58,832 Views 124 Comments

Jamie Gilt is a vocal advocate for gun ownership and was seriously injured.

Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting
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Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting

Oct 3rd 2015, 4:01 PM 13,823 Views 92 Comments

The presidential hopeful said he felt that mental health issues were the bigger issue.

WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: "We've become numb to this"
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WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: "We've become numb to this"

Oct 2nd 2015, 7:59 AM 28,215 Views 80 Comments

At least 9 people were killed in the attack.

Here's how Ireland's gun laws are being changed
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Here's how Ireland's gun laws are being changed

Sep 18th 2015, 9:46 PM 47,486 Views 54 Comments

The vast majority of firearms currently licensed won’t be affected.

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?
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Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?

Apr 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,695 Views 48 Comments

Magazine Mother Jones have crunched the grim figures.

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)
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Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)

Apr 14th 2015, 4:21 PM 24,335 Views 52 Comments

Police say somebody will “held accountable for this tragedy”.

Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?
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Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?

Mar 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,627 Views 60 Comments

It depends on what you define a gun as, really.

Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade
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Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade

Jan 21st 2015, 8:46 AM 19,677 Views 74 Comments

The Taken star said private gun owership in the US is a “f***ing disgrace”.

A 9-year-old girl shot her instructor dead in shooting range accident
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A 9-year-old girl shot her instructor dead in shooting range accident

Aug 27th 2014, 3:38 PM 32,426 Views 233 Comments

“You can’t give a 9-year-old an Uzi and expect her to control it.”

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death
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Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death

Mar 17th 2014, 3:20 PM 18,332 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Pistorius was in the process of buying six guns – more than usually allowed under South African law – at the time he shot Reeva Steenkamp.

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived
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Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived

Jan 8th 2014, 7:21 PM 13,989 Views 10 Comments

Six people were killed and 12 others, including former congresswoman Giffords, were injured in the 2011 shooting in Arizona.

Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos
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Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos

Dec 28th 2013, 12:08 PM 25,879 Views 25 Comments

The evidence report shows that ammunition, gun magazines and shooting paper targets were found at the home of Adam Lanza.

Gunman opens fire in New Jersey shopping centre
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Gunman opens fire in New Jersey shopping centre

Nov 5th 2013, 6:32 AM 18,801 Views 27 Comments

Police have yet to detain the man responsible for the shooting.

'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote
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'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote

Apr 17th 2013, 11:25 PM 21,364 Views 150 Comments

The father of a Sandy Hook victim also spoke about the rejected Senate measure on gun checks at the White House today.

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks
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US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks

Apr 17th 2013, 9:45 PM 7,688 Views 119 Comments

The vote is a major blow to the Obama administration.

Gabby Giffords asks American public to sign petition for gun laws
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Gabby Giffords asks American public to sign petition for gun laws

Apr 10th 2013, 6:04 PM 5,572 Views 68 Comments

The former congresswoman, who nearly died in a 2011 shooting, makes a strong plea.

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on
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Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on

Mar 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 71 Views 107 Comments

After Newtown, Larry Donnelly was optimistic that the US might work towards stricter gun laws – but news that a ban on assault weapons has been removed from the legislation currently being considered has caused him to lose hope.

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school
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New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:10 PM 13,826 Views 72 Comments

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun
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Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun

Jul 12th 2011, 3:34 PM 639 Views 12 Comments

However the state senator in Arizona was merely showing off her weapon to the local journalist.

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?
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Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?

Jul 4th 2011, 9:17 AM 16,137 Views 114 Comments

An incident in which a young Garda was splashed with boiling oil has highlighted the dangers faced by officers on duty – so should they be given guns to protect themselves?