NRA Taunts Shooting Victim Gabby Giffords

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- The National Rifle Association, the main political lobby group for gun manufacturers in the US, posted a tweet on Thursday mocking shootin...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 5 September 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Oh, internet. Without it, we'd go mad. And with it, we frequently do. This has been a week more of a monument to that notion than usual...

NRA Commentator Posts Video Arguing That Blind People Should Be Allowed To Carry Guns

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Should a blind person be allowed to carry a gun? Yes, according to one commentator for the National Rifle Association (NRA), who appeared ...

Horrifying Infographic Reveals Growing Toll Of School Shootings Since Sandy Hook (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

A staggering 74 school shootings have occurred in the United States since a gunman claimed 27 lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connec...

'Your Dead Kids Don't Trump My Constitutional Rights'

The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- An American conservative activist has written an open letter to the families of the shooting victims of Elliot Rodger, who killed six peop...

How Can America Put Red Lines on Syria but No Red Lines on Gun Deaths at Home?

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK
Gareth Edmundson

Another mass shooting, more panic on the streets of America. The images we witnessed are all too familiar. There were heroic first responders, crouching and crawling with their rifles. We saw unfurling police tape and flashing blue lights and terror stricken civilians fleeing the since. And now in the aftermath, the discussions into the gunman's motives are being exhaustively debated.

Nonchalance the Painful Norm

Adam Isaacs | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Isaacs

Fear is a key weapon used by NRA and alike gun lobby's. They love the old, 'you vote against us you'll lose your seat' ploy. Unlike the electorate, they don't forget which way you voted and seat targeting commences.

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 9 August 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Riding the roomba of news in a shark costume. The Doctor will see us now. And in quite some style too, with Zoe Ball presenting a half hour long "get...

WATCH: NRA Speaker Tells Audience To 'Keep Gun In Children's Bedrooms'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK

Following last week’s fatal shooting of a two-year-old girl by her five-year-old brother in Kentucky, the gun lobby has walked into fresh controvers...

Felicity A Morse

'Inaccurate Upsetting Drivel' | Felicity A Morse | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Politics

An email from the office of Ukip leader Nigel Farage linking increased gun ownership to a decrease in firearms-related crime has been slammed by MPs a...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'A Pretty Shameful Day For Washington'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Thursday 18 April 2013... 1) "A PRETTY SHAMEFUL DAY FOR WASHINGTON" What the hell is wrong with the members o...

'A Poor Taste Effort To Put A Happy Face On Firearms': Vegas Offers Gun-Themed Valentines' Day Celebrations

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

Nothing says "I love you" like firing a semi-automatic weapon while renewing those wedding vows, eh? If you're not attached, you might unwind on V...

Do Armed Guards Prevent You From Being Shot?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Raj Persaud

Greater awareness of the link between delusional fixations on public figures and subsequent attacks could aid prevention and encourage earlier intervention in people who, irrespective of whether they eventually attack, have delusional preoccupations which ruin their lives.

The Week In Funny Tweets (Contains Less Than 29% Horse Jokes)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Comedy

From "My Lidl Pony" to #horsemeatgate, the week on Twitter - at least if you were a. British and b. looking for funnies - was dominated by the Tesco h...

It's Not Just Gun Owners Who Need to Down Their Weapons, But Their Children Too

Cat Mcshane | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Politics
Cat Mcshane

It's the daughters and sons of gun owners that need to be kept an eye on; they're the ones most at risk of being killed in a massacre, or being the cause of one.

Arnie Wades In On Screen Violence Debate

WENN | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Arnold Schwarzenegger has waded into the movie violence debate a month after the Newtown, Connecticut massacre, which has been linked to cinema shoot-...

NRA Releases 'Practice Range' iPhone App For Users Aged '4+'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Tech

The National Rifle Association in America has released an iPhone game rated 4+ designed to let users test "true to life firearms". The app - 'NRA: ...

'This May Be The Safest School In America Right Now': Sandy Hook Students Go Back To School

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Students from Sandy Hook have returned to school for the first time since 27 people, including 20 children, were massacred during Adam Lanza's murdero...

Gun Violence, Not Petition, Could Force Morgan Out of US

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

Now, I have nothing against people owning guns for sport or self-defense. What I find about as hard to swallow as a slug from a Colt .45 is their almost sensuous love for these weapons and the need to buy more and more of them, from automatic hand guns to assault rifles. To me, some of these people seem less than civilized morons.

As First Graders and Fire Fighters Are Gunned Down, NRA Calls for More Firearms

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK Politics
Martha Rosenberg

The NRA's post-Newtown sabre rattling is not the first time it has responded to massacres by reaffirming its More! Faster! Bigger! Stronger! Better! firearm extremism.

Piers Morgan Is Right on Guns... But So Is the NRA

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

What's going on? You wouldn't know from the debate, or from growing pundit recklessness, which itself now shows signs of spinning out of control. It would funny, if it weren't so sad.

'It Took Us 40 Years To Get Rid Of Him, Please Don't Send Him Back'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

Piers Morgan's popularity continues to plummet - not only is the petition calling for him to be deported now on more than 61,000 signatures, but Jerem...

The Finger of Blame

Steve Willingham | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Politics
Steve Willingham

Film is an outlet for the appetites we're unable to express in real life, a feeding ground for our passions where we can glut ourselves in the safe knowledge that it harms no-one. Isn't it better to experience our violence and horror vicariously through film, than practise it in reality?

Archbishop's Call For Gun Control After 'Brutal Trauma' Of Sandy Hook

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury backed stricter gun controls in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre, saying the ready availability of weapons in a...

Twitter Slams Gun Boss Wayne LaPierre After NRA Presser

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

The National Rifle Association's call for an armed police guard in every single school has reignited the public debate over gun control in the wake of...