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How Preppers from Around the World Are Gearing Up for Doomsday

The biggest fear-driven purchases driving up the global survivalist economy.
Brigitte Noël
3.10.17
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Why It's So Easy for the Mentally Ill to Get and Keep Guns in America

The alleged Fort Lauderdale airport shooter was one of several recent high-profile gunmen who suffered from psychiatric issues but did not meet the high bar for a firearms ban.
Maura Ewing
1.11.17
News

Mass Shootings Killed More People in Europe Than the US This Week

Bizarrely, both mass shootings in Europe came at the hands of apparently unwitting security or police personnel.
Mark Hay
12.10.16
Photo

Grim Photos of Gang Life in Brooklyn from the Early 2000s

Photographer "Boogie" has been documenting street life, gang violence, and crime in marginalised communities for two decades.
Seth Ferranti
12.5.16
News

Americans Stocked up on Assault Rifles Before Election Day

With anxiety swirling about Hillary Clinton's expected win in the presidential race, gun dealers reported a spike in sales of assault weapons.
Alex Yablon
11.9.16
News

The Trauma of Treating Gunshot Victims as a Paramedic

"Gunshots are really just the most barbaric form of pre-hospital medicine that we do."
Elizabeth Van Brocklin
11.2.16
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Photos of Polish Christians Posing with Their Guns

PLUS: An Interview with Father Chojecki, the man behind the campaign.
Maciek Piasecki
11.2.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Primary School Teacher Who Turned Out to Be a Gun-Carrying Coke Dealer

Aqsa Carvalho, from Hertfordshire, has just been sentenced to 17 years in prison, along with three accomplices.
Carlton Férment
10.12.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Will Hillary Clinton Really Take America's Guns Away?

We asked a constitutional law professor how far a new Democratic President's gun-control policies could go.
Allie Conti
10.4.16
News

What Makes a Shooting a Mass Shooting?

When four or more people get shot, even if no one dies, that's a mass shooting—and we should call it one.
Mark Hay
8.29.16
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
8.24.16
News

I Am Young and Black and I Don't Want to Die

How can you feel safe when black death is everywhere you look and tools like guns only seem to make you more of a target?
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.12.16