Despite calls to ban sales of so-called assault weapons in the U.S., these kinds of firearms are prevalent in civilian society and elsewhere.
Researchers have published a study investigating the prevalence of firearms in California, the types and numbers of weapons people owned, and their reasons for having them.
A Harvard-led study found that gun injuries fell by about 20 percent during NRA conventions.
Texas's defiance and love of firepower lives on.
Some males find moral and emotional solace in their firearms.
The political gap between gun owners and non-owners gets larger in nearly every election cycle, researchers have found.
People are buying larger-caliber handguns, and they're not for hunting or recreation.
American adolescents aged 12 to 19 comprise 90 percent of the yearly emergency room visits.
For the first time, long-term trends in the enactment of gun safety laws can be compared between states. The evidence suggests firearm laws are becoming better at protecting the gun industry from liability rather than protecting the lives of innocent civilians from guns.
Germany has some of the strictest gun control laws in Europe, but multiple attacks increase calls to loosen laws.
Generational neglect, demonization and the stigma that American society has attached to blackness go a lot deeper.