UK Guns

Give a Little Love and It All Comes Back to You

Matt Streuli | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Streuli

I write this because I am scared we are forgetting our humanity. Last night, someone called me asking for my support as they were being admitted to hospital. I did not think I should stay in bed and protect my assets.

This Is Probably The Most American Way To Carve A Pumpkin

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

It's that time of year again when Americans get over excited about Halloween. As such, a person in the United States was recently filmed carving op...

If These Statistics Don't Change America's Gun Laws Nothing Will

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

At least one toddler under the age of 4 has been responsible for shooting someone at a rate of once a week so far this year in America. Some 43 inc...

US Gun Control

Clive Norman | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK
Clive Norman

For many years now we have been watching aghast at the US gun laws. Granted we here in the UK only tend to hear the more alarmist examples of multiple...

John Oliver Is Disgusted At America's Mistreatment Of Mentally Ill People

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Get ready to give John Oliver a standing ovation. In the wake of the latest mass shooting in the United States, the 'Last Week Tonight' host decide...

An American Tribute to British Gun Policy

Judd Birdsall | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK
Judd Birdsall

In the wake of yet another school shooting in the United States, I'm profoundly grateful, as an American in England, to live in a country where my children have no fear of guns at school.

We Need to Challenge America About Guns

Grace Thompson | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Grace Thompson

It surprises me what hypocrites we in the UK can be. We happily use our elevated global status to pressurise other countries into doing our bidding. We happily sanction certain countries...but we will never criticise America. Why are we so scared to stand up against what is wrong?

Almost 1,000 Massacres Since Sandy Hook and the USA Still Hasn't Learned Its Lesson

David Mooney | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK
David Mooney

It may sound trite, but it's a really simple equation. There will be fewer people shot if there are fewer firearms readily available. Just how many mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, brothers, or sisters must be told that a family member will not be coming home because a lunatic has put a bullet in them before the USA will actually do something about it?

It's Time for America to Rethink Its Gun Control Laws

Richard Neil | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Politics
Richard Neil

Another day, another mass shooting spree. Surly by now, it's time for America to rethink its gun control laws and make the logical changes that other advanced countries have made. At the time of writing this article, at least 13 people have reportedly been killed and around 20 wounded in a college shooting in Roseburg, Oregon. How many more of these tragedies have to happen?

More Needs to Be Done to Stop Trigger Happy Cat Shootings

Rachael Millar | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK
Rachael Millar

When Cleo didn't come home one evening, her owner was worried sick. Several hours later, the young cat returned and it was obvious something was wrong...

Banksy-Style Anti-War Posters Are Accusing The Government Of Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK

Fake tube posters, bus stop advertising boards and newspaper adverts have been appearing all over London in protest at a huge international arms fair ...

It's Currently Easier To Own A Gun Than Become A Bus Driver In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

It is easier to own a firearm than to become a bus driver in the UK, a shocking new report has revealed - as well as warning inadequate licensing laws...

Man Shot Dead By Police In North London

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK

Police have shot a man dead after they were called to reports that a person armed with a firearm was making threats to kill, PA reported. Horrified...

Adam Hills Destroys US Gun Control Laws In Hilarious Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Adam Hills has continued his usual trend of hilariously skewering current events in his latest 'Last Leg' rant, this time tackling US gun control laws...

It Starts With a Change in Culture

Jared Joffe | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK
Jared Joffe

It's both sad and distressing that this kind of news is no longer surprising for us on the other side of the world. I have had strong views about gun control for a long time, and feel compelled to share them with you today.

Police Have Foiled A Massacre Plot At The Pokemon World Championships

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

Boston Police have successfully stopped two men from carrying out what could have potentially been a horrific gun attack during the Pokemon World Cham...

Should Britain Be Arming Ukraine?

Iain Overton | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Politics
Iain Overton

Before we throw weapons at the Ukrainian crisis, we need to ask two fundamental questions: does Ukraine really need our arms?  And what would happen to them once the violence ended?

How To Cook Bacon With An Assault Rifle, Because America

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Dustin Ellermann, a competitive shooter, has found an interesting way to cook breakfast - by firing off a few hundred rounds per minute. All you ne...

Two-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shoots Himself Playing With Father's Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

An American toddler died on Wednesday after shooting himself with his father's gun. Kaleb Ahles, 2, is reported to have removed the loaded firearm ...

Too Many Smartphones, Not Enough Guns: Fox Reporter's Take On Charlie Hebdo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Russell Brand Asks: Does Fox News Terrorise Us? Another day another Fox News bombshell. Allow us to introduce you to Emily Miller, an...

Policeman Accidentally Shoots Himself Next To Horrified Wife

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK

Incredible footage from inside a lift shows the moment a US police officer accidentally shot himself in front of his horrified wife. Darryl Jouett ...

Man Arrested After 'Gunman Fired Shots At School Workmen'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after reports that a gunman fired shots at school workmen. Dorset Police confirmed a man ...

Well That's One Way Of Making Your Mark

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A school in Nevada is allowing its students to pose with guns and hunting weapons in their yearbooks - as long as its in good taste. The Broken Bow...

Girl, 9, Accidentally Kills Shooting Instructor While Firing An Uzi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

A nine-year-old girl being taught to fire an Uzi submachine gun shot her instructor dead when she lost control of the powerful weapon. Charles Vacc...

'Gun Selfie' Attempt Results In Tragically Predictable Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

A selfie-obsessed man shot himself in the head while reportedly attempting to take a picture of himself with a gun. Oscar Otero Aguilar, 21, a vet ...