US gun control

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I accidentally pepper-sprayed myself in the face. What’s worse is admitting I feel unsafe in Philadelphia | Arwa Mahdawi
The right likes to portray Democrat cities as dystopian hellscapes - and yes gun crime is soaring, but not for the reasons they give

Arwa Mahdawi

07, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Senator Chris Murphy: ‘victory after victory’ is coming for US gun safety
A decade after the Sandy Hook shooting, the Democrat believes the US is ready to embrace change around firearms

Joan E Greve in Washington

03, Dec, 2022 @8:51 PM

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US drag queens turn to armed guards and metal detectors after Club Q shooting
Some of the best-known artists are reportedly stepping up security after a recent shooting at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado

Joanna Walters in New York

02, Dec, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Democrats issue fresh calls for assault weapons ban after shooting tragedies
Questions also raised about the funding of law enforcement agencies in places that refuse to enforce so-called red flag laws

Edward Helmore in New York

27, Nov, 2022 @7:36 PM

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Six million Americans carried guns daily in 2019, twice as many as in 2015
The trend is expected to continue, after the supreme court ruling earlier this year overturning strict limits on public gun-carrying

Lois Beckett

25, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Joe Biden renews call for assault weapons ban after latest mass shootings
President says he will seek to pass gun control before new Congress is seated in January, but odds of success are low

Maya Yang and agencies

24, Nov, 2022 @10:57 PM

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‘It’s the guns’: violent week in a deadly year prompts familiar US responses
Thanksgiving week has seen 22 people killed and 44 injured by guns, as 2022 is shaping up to be one of the worst years in recent memory

Ed Pilkington in New York

23, Nov, 2022 @6:44 PM

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‘Takeoff was the glue’: Atlanta’s rap scene mourns murdered Migos member
Zaytoven, Ray G and Justin ‘Meezy’ Williams pay tribute to the youngest of rap superstar trio Migos, who shunned the spotlight to remain a humble student of his craft

Christina Lee

07, Nov, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Migos’s record label rails at ‘senseless violence’ that killed rapper Takeoff
Atlanta-based Quality Control issues statement speaking of ‘monumental loss’, as Houston police appeal for any of 40 people at scene to come forward

Shaad D'Souza

02, Nov, 2022 @10:31 AM

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St Louis school shooting suspect had gun confiscated days before attack
Police say mother of 19-year-old accused of killing two at high school on Monday wanted AR-15-style rifle removed from house

Ed Pilkington in New York

27, Oct, 2022 @12:58 PM

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2021 US gun-related homicides and suicides hit highest rate since 1990s, report finds
CDC researchers found that Black and Hispanic communities saw the sharpest increase in firearm deaths in the US

Coral Murphy Marcos in New York

07, Oct, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Judge temporarily blocks parts of New York’s new gun law
The move was issued to give the Gun Owners of America time to make a case

Maya Yang in New York and agencies

06, Oct, 2022 @6:47 PM

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