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Politics
A new study finds that states with stricter regulations on firearms see a lower rate of shooting deaths.
The World Post
Gun advocates point at Chicago and Washington, D.C., cities with restrictive gun laws but high homicide rates. But the truth
Politics
Strong gun laws are not equivalent to taking guns away from citizens. To the contrary, they consist of transparent rules and procedures designed to manage the possession, storage and carrying of firearms in order to limit access to legitimate users alone.
Politics
To learn more about the study's methodology, click here. Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post. As established
Politics
I have been asked about Miley Cyrus a handful of times during my travels abroad. I am often asked if I know someone named "John" who also lives in New York City. But the only question I have been asked on every coast of every country I've visited is: "Why do Americans love guns so much?"
Politics
A new law that is being proposed says the buyer has to wait three days if he wants to buy a gun that when you point it at a human being and pull the trigger you can kill him. Or her. Or that child there.
Crime
Firearms killed more than 31,000 people in the U.S. in 2010. The Associated Press gives us the run-down: What's the deal
Politics
President Obama has indicated a move towards strengthening federal gun control measures, but the reality is that the majority
The World Post
In the U.S., some often equate gun registration as government overreach. Joseph Olson, a law professor at Hamline University
Politics
The United States is the country with the highest rate of civilian gun ownership in the world. (The second highest is Yemen
Politics
By tracking opinions toward a handgun ban, and by looking at only a few broad questions, news and polling outlets are missing a clear and important pattern: There is widespread support for a variety of gun laws.