gun laws

Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Bans Military Style Semi-Automatics and Assault Rifles Less Than a Week After Attacks

“On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too.”
Wendy Syfret

What Are Canada’s Handgun Laws?

A gunman used a handgun to carry out a mass shooting in Toronto, prompting calls for gun control.
Manisha Krishnan
Las Vegas Shooting

People Are Bidding Insane Amounts for 'Bump Stocks' After Vegas

The devices that speed up semi-automatic guns were all over Stephen Paddock's hotel room. With Congress considering a ban, they're a suddenly hot commodity.
Alex Yablon
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Americans Tourists Keep Trying to Sneak Their Guns Into Canada

Annual reminder that we have different gun laws.
Manisha Krishnan

The Alarming Proposals One of America's Top Gun Regulators Pitched to Trump

On inauguration day, a senior official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) made his case for looser gun laws in a bizarre internal memo.
Alex Yablon and Ann Givens
quebec mosque shooting

Does the Quebec Mosque Shooting Reveal Flaws in Canada’s Gun Laws?

Suspected killer Alexandre Bissonnette reportedly had a legally-owned rifle and a pistol on the night of the killings.
Manisha Krishnan

What I Learned Tracking Every Mass Shooting in America and Europe in 2016

Now that the project has come to a close, I'm more sad than afraid. I've come to see simultaneous chaos and banality in these incidents, the result of a culture that makes it far too easy for violence-prone individuals to access firearms.
Mark Hay

Washington State Lawmakers Proposes Bill to Permit Guns In Stadiums

The bill's authors clearly feel that guns seem like a good idea in stadiums.
Liam Daniel Pierce
Vice Blog

Why Trump Can't Eliminate Gun-Free Zones on Day One

Dismantling the myriad laws and rules on gun-free zones is way more complicated than the president-elect seems to think.
Olivia Li

What I Saw at an All-Ages Machine-Gun Party

Machine-gun lovers of all ages gathered in Casper, Wyoming, this spring to share in the joy of fully automatic rifles and artillery.
Nathan C. Martin

How the US Government Makes Gun Records Impossible to Trace

The agency gets more than 1,000 requests for gun traces each day. But even small-town libraries have better record-keeping systems.
Dan Friedman
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Founder of Black Guns Matter on How to Reduce Urban Violence

"Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do—and how they can exercise their rights."
Maj Toure, as told to Mike Spies