The US senate is set to begin debating tougher background checks on all firearm sales. That comes after America's First Lady, Michelle Obama, entered the debate and delivered a very passionate plea for tighter gun control.
Pupils from a US school that experienced a mass shooting in February have started a bus tour to promote tougher gun control laws. The two-month trip is aimed at registering young voters who will support such measures.
The legal basis for firearm possession in the US is enshrined in the Second Amendment of the Constitution. But how are guns regulated? DW looks at who can buy and sell them — and how one loophole undermines gun control.
Three weeks after the Parkland school shooting, Florida has taken a step towards a gun control law. The legislature passed a bill that would ban bump stocks and raise the minimum age. Now, it's in the governor's hands.
The giant investment firm is also asking gun manufacturers and sellers how they monitor firearm safety. BlackRock has taken the most critical stance of any major firm since the deadly Florida shooting in the US.
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