ARTICLES RELATING TO GUN CONTROL
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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.

Gunman kills 1, wounds 3 at US Christian college

2014-06-06 08:11

A man armed with a shotgun has opened fire at a small Christian college in Seattle, killing one person and wounding three others before he was subdued by a group of students and arrested.

US fast-food chain: leave guns at home

2014-05-21 10:17

Popular US fast-food chain Chipotle took an unusual stand for a burrito restaurant, asking customers to leave their guns at home after some showed up carrying assault rifles over the weekend.

18 countries ratify UN Arms Trade Treaty

2014-04-03 08:07

Eighteen countries, including five of the world's leading arms exporters, have ratified a landmark treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade.

Who would you trust to own a gun?

2014-03-28 12:46

If you don't know how or when to use a gun, you have no business owning one.

US gun lobby sees media as enemy

2014-03-07 09:19

The head of the powerful US gun lobby has railed against American media, saying it was biased and lying about the heated debate on regulating weapons.

Who would you trust to own a gun?

2014-03-05 15:45

If you don't know how or when to use a gun, you have no business owning one.

 

'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.

Gun goes off in China school during safety talk

2014-05-29 14:04

A handgun went off during a police safety talk at a kindergarten in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, injuring four adults and one child, police say.

Man charged with shooting gets death threats

2014-04-30 10:29

A man charged in shooting a 17-year-old exchange student is afraid to leave home after getting death threats, and has reignited the debate over a Montana self-defence law.

Forget “Boys’ Toys”, Gun Ownership is a Women’s Issue

2014-04-01 09:57

Can anyone ever really be trusted with a gun?

Forget “Boys’ Toys”, Gun Ownership is a Women’s Issue

2014-03-20 11:55

Can anyone ever really be trusted with a gun?

Gun ownership: Pros versus cons

2014-03-06 09:39

Gun control has become somewhat of a controversial issue in recent years. Some argue that guns are necessary for safety whereas others feel that owning a gun is just asking for trouble.

US boy, 8, shot dead by brother

2014-03-02 12:33

Authorities say an 8-year-old US boy has died after being shot in the chest while one of his brothers was playing with a loaded handgun he thought was a pellet gun.

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