Nine dead in three mass shootings across United States

Nine dead in three mass shootings across United States

Philadelphia Police officers and detectives look over evidence at the scene of a shooting in Philadelphia, on June 5.CHARLES FOX/The Associated Press Shootings in three American cities killed nine people and wounded two dozen more on Saturday night and Sunday morning, the latest outbreaks of gun violence in the wake of three mass shootings that … Read more

Ottawa to halt handgun sales, imports, but stops short of total ban

Ottawa to halt handgun sales, imports, but stops short of total ban

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with government officials and gun-control advocates, speaks at a news conference about firearms-control legislation that was tabled in the House of Commons in Ottawa on May 30, 2022.BLAIR GABLE/Reuters The federal Liberals have introduced new firearms-control legislation that would freeze the import, sale and transfer of handguns, but would not go … Read more

US enters a ‘new era’ of surging gun sales

US enters a ‘new era’ of surging gun sales

A man kneels at a memorial outside Robb Elementary School to honor the victims killed in a school shooting in Uvalde, Tex., on May 29.Dario Lopez-Mills/The Associated Press The US has seen a rapid acceleration in the production of firearms over the past two decades and there is little sign demand is abating. Recently released … Read more

After Uvalde massacre, residents try to reconcile support for stricter laws with pervasive gun culture in Texas

After Uvalde massacre, residents try to reconcile support for stricter laws with pervasive gun culture in Texas

People light candles and lay flowers at a makeshift memorial outside the Uvalde County Courthouse in Uvalde, Tex., on May 27, 2022.CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP/Getty Images The last time Antonio Rodriguez saw Alexandria Rubio and Tess Mata was on May 19, when their little league softball team, the Bandits, notched a hard-fought 18-to-17 victory over the rival … Read more

US rocked by three mass shootings during Easter weekend; two dead

US rocked by three mass shootings during Easter weekend;  two dead

FILE – Members of law enforcement gather outside Columbiana Center mall in Columbia, SC, following a shooting, April 16, 2022. Authorities in South Carolina say they are investigating shooting at a club in Hampton County early Sunday, April 17, 2022 that left at least nine people injured. It was the second mass shooting in the … Read more