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Russian Sanctions Spark AK-47 Buying Frenzy In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business

In an effort to keep arms away from Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine, the United States may have kicked off something of an arms race back home. Th...

'Mama, Get Me Away From Around Here!'

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Even children who are not directly hit by gun violence suffer the collateral damage of living in an unsafe environment saturated with guns that are routinely used to settle conflicts or to exact retaliation.

Two Mobsters Settle a Debt

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Two mobsters indulge their lifelong vendetta against one another with a high stakes game of-- You'll see....

Report: AK-47 Inventor Repented Killings Before He Died

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.15.2014 | World

Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, turned to the head of the Russian Orthodox Church shortly before his death to expr...

Why Did The AK-47 Become So Popular?

The Economist | T.W. | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MIKHAIL KALASHNIKOV died on December 23rd, aged 94. But his 66-year-old invention, the Avtomat Kalashnikova, has plenty more shots left to fire. Devel...

Bin Laden AK-47 Being Displayed At 'Secret' CIA Museum: Report

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

An AK-47 found next to the body of Osama bin Laden is on display in a "secret" museum at the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters, NBC's Richard E...

Waiting 90 Days for Imminent Death

Geri Spieler | Posted 08.18.2013 | Books
Geri Spieler

humanitarian worker Jessica Buchanan endured this reality of imminent death during her three-month kidnapping by Somali pirates. Her book describes in amazing detail, day by day, minute by minute, her horrific ordeal.

An Ethical Question

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It doesn't stop. Examples of unethical media behavior abound. Or do they? A brief video clip this week on Lebanon's LBCI TV's and New TV's nightly ne...

Numb -- Spiritually Dead -- Nation

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

America has a spiritual problem when it protects guns rather than children. Why are we not all calling our legislators and expressing outrage? How can we let the voices of gun dealers and manufacturers drown out the cries of children?

WATCH: Reporter Shows How To Make Your Own AK-47

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

We can't blame you for thinking you need a 3-D printer to make your own firearm. But in reality, it's much simpler than that. Assault weapons, such...

Against Banning High Capacity Firearms? Then Watch This

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 07.04.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

One would wonder, if this video had been released before the Senate defeated reasonable legislation for background checks on April 17, if the outcome would have been different.

Republican Holds Assault Rifle Raffle

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.23.2013 | DC

A Republican facing up to a year in jail for a 2012 drunken boating accident is now holding an unusual fundraiser for his 2014 reelection effort. ...

Saving Children's Lives by Stopping Illicit Weapons Worldwide

Emmanuel Jal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Impact
Emmanuel Jal

We had rules against killing civilians, but unfortunately that is not always the case. Children are forced to do horrible things that destroy their innocence and scar their souls forever.

Gun Advocates: Show Me

Monica Wyche | Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents
Monica Wyche

In the wake of the daily news stories about gun-weilding Bad Guys, in the wake of dozens of parents' Very Best Things being stolen away, in the wake of All the Cities We'd Never Heard of Before, show me.

WATCH: Buyback Nets Sawed-Off AK-47

Posted 03.29.2013 | Miami

Miami's second gun buyback program of the month hauled in 79 firearms Saturday -- including an AK-47 assault rifle with a 40-round clip. There was...

Dem Lawmaker Brings AK-47 To House Of Delegates Chamber

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle A. Dunkley | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

Virginia Del. Joseph Morrissey (D) brought an AK-47 into the Virginia House of Delegates chamber Thursday morning, according to the Richmond Times-Dis...

Politics, Gun Control, and Psycho Killers

Chris Ladd | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Chris Ladd

It not entirely clear whether tighter gun laws would prevent mass shootings. It is matter we need to weigh. Regardless what decision we make, if we can find a way through this debate to grow into the adults this country needs then the effort will not have been wasted.

NFL Star Has Guns Taken Away

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports

In a staggering report by USA Today Friday, NFL players estimated that 75 percent of them are gun owners. Now there is one fewer. Baltimore Rave...

WATCH: Living Under the Gun

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Every year there are 30,000 gun deaths and 300,000 gun-related assaults in the U.S. Firearm violence may cost our country as much as $100 billion a year. Toys are regulated with greater care and safety concerns.

AK-47 First Prize In Somali Radio Competition For Children

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

A Somali radio station with ties to a militant Islamist group awarded rifles and grenades as prizes in a Koran-reciting competition for children. ...

Suspect In Deadly IHOP Shooting Identified

AP | SANDRA CHEREB and OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

CARSON CITY, Nev. — One was an Iraq War veteran who loved military history. Another was an Afghanistan war vet and fitness buff. Still another w...

Guns to Mexico: NRA Mythology Cannot Survive the Facts

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Why do Mexican drug cartels have to resort to U.S. gun shops? The answer is plain: because Mexico's strong gun laws are effective.

"Most Compelling Testimony" Ever

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Yesterday, the Crime Sub-Committee of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hosted a forum on legislation to close the loophole that allows "private sellers" of firearms to bypass Brady background checks at gun shows.

'Black Hearts' (Anatomy of a War Crime)

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gail McGowan Mellor

Black Hearts should be taught at West Point, Annapolis, and wherever else the styles and consequences of combat leadership are studied.

Blackwater Took Hundreds Of US Weapons From Military, Afghan Police Using 'South Park' Alias

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - A Senate investigation accuses the Army of turning a blind eye when a Blackwater subsidiary hired violent drug users to help train the Af...