What's Next?

Katherine Press | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK
Katherine Press

The first thing I read upon waking today was a twitter alert about the shooting of Philando Castile. Yesterday my morning news was of Alton Sterling. I sat and cried wondering what we can do, when would we start making this world better instead of breaking it apart?

Gun Porn Draws Thousands To Las Vegas To Fetishise Big Weapons

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK

Some 60,000 Americans reacted Barack Obama’s December proposals to tighten up existing gun-ownership regulations following a spate of mass shootings...

Obama Attacks Conspiracy Theorists And NRA 'Fiction' Over Gun Control

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Politics

Barack Obama attacked the “imaginary fiction” that he wants to confiscate firearms during a town hall meeting on gun control on Thursday, bemoanin...

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

David Mooney | Posted 01.10.2016 | 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 01.10.2016 | 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?

NRA-Loving Louisiana Has Some Of The Feeblest Gun Laws In America

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Two people are dead after a shooting in a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana. The gunman also lies cold, having taken his own life. On ...

US Is Not Cured Of Racism Just Because It's Not Polite To Say 'N*****'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Barack Obama gave a blunt appraisal on Monday of the recent shooting in Charleston, telling a podcast that "it's not just a matter of it n...

NRA Blames Slain Pastor For His Own Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

A board member of the National Rifle Association has responded to the killing of nine people in an African-American church on Wednesday by blaming the...

NRA Minions Hit Twitter With Stock Excuses After Charleston Massacre

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Following Wednesday’s massacre in Charleston in which 9 people were killed after a gunman opened fire in an historic African-American ch...

Piers Morgan Berates 'Grotesque' NRA In Oxford Union Talk

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan may no longer be at CNN, but the former tabloid editor hasn't deserted the fight against the perversion of the Second Amendment of the US...

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.