US gun control

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NRA and Republicans out to hobble Biden’s choice for top gun law role
David Chipman’s nomination to lead the ATF could be in trouble – which would be a serious blow to gun control advocates

David Smith in Washington

24, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Utah company halts sales of Lego handgun case kits after cease and desist
Culper Precision said on Instagram of the kits: ‘We wanted the second amendment to simply be too painful to tread on’

Sarah Betancourt in Boston

14, Jul, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Storyville: Raising a School Shooter review – a powerful depiction of nightmarish pain
What happens when your child is not the victim of a shooting like Columbine – but the perpetrator? From denial to loss, this documentary tells the stories of three such families

Lucy Mangan

07, Jul, 2021 @10:10 PM

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Progressive groups urge US media to ‘prioritize accuracy’ in culture war topics
Coalition of immigration, gun reform, LGBTQ+ and reproductive rights groups band together to create ‘guiding principles’

Jessica Glenza

07, Jul, 2021 @6:19 PM

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‘We have to break through that wall’: inside America’s battle for gun control
A new documentary undermines the National Rifle Association’s myths of gun control as antithetical to American values and traces the movement to loosen its grip

Adrian Horton

07, Jul, 2021 @6:32 AM

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A mass shooting prompted a California mayor to take action. He couldn’t stop another one
Two years ago legislation was introduced to require gun insurance. It’s facing a legal minefield

Grace Hase in San Jose

22, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Gun rights and medical marijuana activists join forces in Minnesota
Coalition emerged because medical marijuana users are barred from holding firearms permits

Jessica Glenza

17, Jun, 2021 @4:13 PM

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What the overturning of California’s assault weapons ban means for America
A judge’s decision on the 32-year-old law could have national implications if it heads to the US supreme court

Lois Beckett and Abené Clayton

08, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Disgusting slap in the face’: California governor slams judge as assault weapons ban overturned
Gavin Newsom responds after Judge Roger Benitez compares AR-15s to Swiss army knives ‘good for both home and battle’

Martin Pengelly and agencies

05, Jun, 2021 @7:53 PM

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I survived a school shooting. My kids shouldn’t have to face the same danger | Ashley Jordan
More than a decade later, I can still recall the terror of that day with precise, photographic dread

Ashley Jordan

05, Jun, 2021 @10:22 AM

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America’s gun obsession is rooted in slavery | Carol Anderson
A series of slave revolts terrified white residents and helped fuel the rationale for gun ownership

Carol Anderson

04, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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US gun sales spiked during pandemic and continue to rise
First-time buyers make up more than one-fifth of Americans who purchased guns amid huge number of firearms already circulating

Edward Helmore

31, May, 2021 @3:23 PM

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