In his National Rifle Association biography, chief executive Wayne LaPierre boasts of his prowess as ‘a skilled hunter’. File photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

In his National Rifle Association (NRA) biography, Wayne LaPierre boasts of his prowess as “a skilled hunter”, but a newly surfaced video of the grues(...)

US president Joe Biden speaking about gun-control measures at the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Photograph: Amr Alfiky/New York Times

US president Joe Biden announced several executive actions at tightening rules around gun ownership as he described the gun violence epidemic in the U(...)

 National Rifle Association executive vice-president and CEO Wayne LaPierre. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/AP

Seeking an end-run around an investigation by the New York attorney general, the National Rifle Association said Friday that it was declaring bankrupt(...)

New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference announcing a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA last Thursday. Photograph: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

In 2016 the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA), a registered charity that promotes gun rights, spent $30 million helping elect Donald Trump, an(...)

National Rifle Association  chief executive Wayne LaPierre speaks during the NRA’s annual convention in Dallas on May 4th, 2018. Photograph: Tamir Kalifa/New York Times

The New York attorney general has sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association, accusing its powerful leader, Wayne LaPierre, and a coterie of top (...)

US president Donald Trump  greets Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley,  in Ohio on August 7th, 2019. Photograph:  Saul Loe/Getty

Ever since her city became the scene of a mass shooting on August 4th, Dayton mayor Nan Whaley has been thrust into the heart of the latest debate in (...)

People leave flowers at a makeshift memorial for shooting victims at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart, in El Paso, Texas, on August 6th. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a resolution this week declaring the National Rifle Association (NRA) a domestic terro(...)

US president Donald  Trump: claims Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is “not playing with a full deck”. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

US president Donald Trump on Friday expressed confidence that new laws on background checks would be agreed in response to last weekend’s mass shootin(...)

A makeshift memorial outside Ned Peppers bar for victims of the mass shooting in th Dayton, Ohio, last weekend. Photograph: Maddie McGarvey/New York Times

With its trendy bars, bright boutiques and cobblestone streets, Dayton’s Oregon District has been a leading light in the Ohio city’s efforts to bring (...)

Australia’s federal election is two weeks away, but about half a million people have already cast their ballot. The opposition Labor Party says it’s b(...)

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