ARTICLES RELATING TO GUN CONTROL

Obama says easy access to weapons 'unconscionable'

2016-06-18 19:33

Renewing his call to reduce gun violence, President Barack Obama characterized easy access to weapons as "unconscionable", less than a week after the worst mass shooting in US history.

Police ID man who carried out UCLA attack

2016-06-02 18:39

Los Angeles police have identified the man who carried out a murder-suicide on the UCLA campus as a member of a research group at the university.

Thai father murders 4 children following spat with wife

2016-02-08 11:26

Police negotiators laid siege to a house in the country's south Monday after a man allegedly shot dead four of his children following a dispute with his estranged wife.

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WATCH: Barack Obama cries over gun violence deaths

US President Barack Obama wept openly on Tuesday as he urged America to wake up to the need to tackle the gun violence.

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Georgia campus locked down

2015-08-28 06:12

The campus of Savannah State University in Georgia,has been locked down but no details of the incident were immediately available.

Self-defence the top reason for gun licence renewals

2015-08-24 14:00

Half of all gun licences renewed by South Africans in the last 14 years have been for the purpose of self-defence, according to the Central Firearms Registry.

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Firearm legislation: The politics of gun control in South Africa

National Firearms Summit held in parliament last week brought to light the points of contention and agreement when it comes to the firearm legislation in South Africa.

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Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

2014-09-03 10:00

An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi says the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs gun debate

2014-08-28 09:02

The accidental shooting death of a firing instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has intensified a debate over youngsters and guns.

14 killed, dozens hurt in Chicago shootings

2014-07-08 10:15

Extra police officers on Chicago's streets were not enough to quell a long weekend of violence that ended with 14 people shot to death and dozens more injured.

 

Not too difficult to buy gun like Orlando killer's

2016-06-14 18:17

As in mass shootings elsewhere, the massacre of 49 people at an Orlando nightclub is raising questions about access to guns - assault rifles, in particular.

UCLA students struggled with unlocked doors during shooting

2016-06-02 09:00

In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure doors they said did not lock.

WATCH: Chicago police shoot black teen then stand on him

2016-01-15 10:37

The embattled US city of Chicago released a video in yet another controversial case of a black teenager shot dead by a white police officer.

Student arrested for threatening university massacre

2015-10-13 11:00

Police in the US state of Georgia arrested a female university student who threatened to open fire on classmates, authorities say, as the country deals with a spate of campus shootings.

Police on scene of shooting at campus in Georgia

2015-08-28 05:22

Police have been called to the scene of a shooting on the campus of Savannah State University in Georgia, an emergency dispatch supervisor says.

Pokemon World Championships receive violent threats

2015-08-24 13:08

Two Iowa men suspected of making violent social media threats to people attending the Pokemon World Championships in Boston have been arrested on gun charges.

'How to carry a baby and a GUN' classes?

2015-03-05 12:44

‘Babywearing and carrying’ class teaches new moms how to 'safely' pack a pistol.

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Video shows moments before girl accidentally shoots instructor

Video released by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona shows a 9-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun next to her instructor before she lost control of it.

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Girl accidentally shoots gun instructor with Uzi

2014-08-27 08:15

A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities say.

Vegas cop killers 'had pro-gun militia links'

2014-06-10 14:10

A gun-toting couple possibly linked to anti-government militias killed two US cops execution-style and left a swastika on the bodies, in America's latest shooting rampage, police say.

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