Racism linked with gun ownership and opposition to gun control in white Americans
A new study has found that higher levels of racism in white Americans is associated with having a gun in the home and greater opposition to gun control policies.
The politics of US gun control: Expert analysis on the fallout from Sandy Hook
The Newtown school massacre in December brought renewed attention in the United States and around the world to the issue of gun control and led President Barack Obama to propose a wide-ranging plan to curb gun violence.
Majority of Americans support dozens of policies to strengthen US gun laws
The majority of Americans support a broad array of policies to reduce gun violence, according to a new national public opinion survey conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. These ...
3D printing to transform the economy, UK report claims
The Government needs a plan for the arrival of 3D printing, to ensure that the UK can reap the full economic benefits of this revolutionary technology and to address risks such as illegal gun production.
Study finds federal amendments increased gun sales diverted to criminals
A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research finds that the number of guns that were subsequently linked to crime sold by Badger Guns & Ammo, a Milwaukee-area gun shop, increased dramatically ...
Report: Social media talk focuses on gun control
(AP)—A report shows that the school shooting in Connecticut has led to more discussion about gun policy on social media than previous rampages.
Lax gun ownership laws could impact ability of high-risk individuals to purchase firearms
Sixty percent of persons incarcerated for gun crimes in the thirteen U.S. states with the most lax standards for legal firearm ownership were not legally prohibited from possessing firearms when they committed the crime that ...