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US Gun Control

Ferguson: With So Many Guns in America, Police Are Trained to Live in Fear

Adam Winkler | Posted 10.19.2014 | World
Adam Winkler

Police are equipping themselves with a variety of high-powered firearms because they feel outgunned by the criminals they have to defend themselves against.

Dear NRA: My Country Is Proof That Reducing Guns Reduces Deaths

Andrew Leigh | Posted 08.04.2014 | World
Andrew Leigh

Australia's gun buyback program reduced the country's firearms stock by about one-fifth, which is equivalent to the U.S. reducing its national stock by 40 million guns. And while some weapons came from households with multiple firearms, survey evidence suggests that the buyback nearly halved the share of Australian households with one or more firearms.

54.000 Mexicans Demand U.S. To Tighten Gun Control

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- More than 54,000 Mexicans have signed a petition calling on the United States to take further steps to combat weapons trafficking. Mex...