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Simple interventions could cut violence against women

Measures such as better street lighting, training the police and enforcing gun control can effect real change

Florida lawmakers approve bill allowing teachers to be armed

Supporters of the bill say armed teachers could save lives in the event of a school shooting

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

Lawmakers voted 119-1 in favour of the bill, which bans military-style semi-automatic rifles

‘No credible sightings’ as police hunt Tennessee shooter

Police said there had been "no credible sightings" of a semi-nude gunman who fled after shooting four people dead

YouTube shooting shows how fake news spirals on social media

Within minutes of the shooting at YouTube offices in California, social media was awash with conspiracy theories

Gun economics in Trump’s America

Students in over 800 cities and towns are calling for tougher gun control laws in the United States, demanding an end to gun violence

Florida passes bill to restrict guns, arm some teachers

America's long moribund gun control debate was revived by survivors of the Parkland shooting and now the minimum age to buy firearms in Florida is 21

Trump backs improved background checks on gun buys

The president signalled his support for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida school shooting

At least 17 dead in Florida school shooting

Authorities warned late on Wednesday that the death toll could rise as some of the more than 14 people who were wounded were in critical condition

Las Vegas shooter’s girlfriend back in US, FBI to question her

In recent developments, the girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter is being questioned by the FBI as a 'person of interest'

Six things to know about mass shootings in America

In the wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas, a criminologist reviews recent research to dispel common misconceptions about mass shootings.

After Las Vegas massacre, Trump silent on gun control

President Trump has declared the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history as an "act of pure evil" but avoided addressing gun control

United States Senate stonewalls gun control bids in wake of shooting at Orlando LGBTI nightclub

The Orlando massacre, the worst mass shooting in modern American history, has seemingly done little to influence lawmakers to clamp down on guns.

It’s hard to sell gun control to Bible-bashers

Pro-life views and advocacy for gun control are natural moral bedfellows, says new film Armor of Light.

Weapons make police – and people – more aggressive

Simply seeing a weapon - whether a sword, rifle, hand grenade, dagger, tank or gun - makes people more aggressive.

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