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Cody Wilson, the original pioneer of blueprints for 3D printable guns, has fled to Taiwan while facing sexual assault charges.

Cody Wilson made headlines with a blueprint for 3D-printable guns, now he’s been detained by Taiwanese authorities after fleeing from a sexual a...

Cody Wilson made headlines with a blueprint for 3D-printable guns, now he's been detained by Taiwanese authorities after fleeing from a sexual assault charge

Democrats in red states have started using guns in campaign ads

While Democrats are pushing for stricter gun control in record numbers across the United States, upstart candidates in more conservative regions are airing campaign ads featuring their exercise of the 2nd Amendment.

Gun control really works — here’s the science to prove it

There are a lot of guns and a lot of shootings in the US. Here's what we know from research about how various forms of gun control affect rates of gun violence.
Plastic guns made by 3D printers.

A gun advocate who published blueprints for 3D-printed firearms says he’s taking inspiration from the armies that defeated Hitler

Cody Wilson founded Defense Distributed, which circulated blueprints for 3D-printed guns online. A federal judge blocked their release on Tuesday, but a gun rights group has posted new blueprints online. Wilson says what he is doing is 'actually a pretty mainline American idea.'

In a rare rebuke of the NRA, Trump says controversial 3-D printed guns ‘don’t make much sense’

In a rare break with the gun industry, President Donald Trump publicly pushed back on the proliferation of 3-D printed guns, writing "I am looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public. Already spoke to NRA, doesn’t seem to make much sense!" in a Tuesday morning tweet.

Toronto wants to ban the sale of handguns and ammunition after mass shooting

A deadly mass shooting in Toronto's Greektown neighborhood on Sunday left three people dead and 13 people wounded. The council voted to urge the federal government to ban gun and ammunition sales, and increase mental health spending.
Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott appeared in the clip.

In video from Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show, GOP members of congress support arming preschoolers with guns

Several current and former Republican members of congress express support for a fake policy to arm school children, as young as preschoolers, in leaked video clip for Sacha Baron Cohen's new Showtime show, "Who Is America?"
A Donald Trump supporter attends a rally with an American flag in the muzzle of his gun on the first day of the Republican National Convention (RNC) on July 18, 2016 in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

People from countries with strict gun control explain how life is different compared to the US

On Thursday, alleged gunman Jarrod Ramos killed five people in a mass shooting at the Capital Gazette's newsroom in Annapolis. We spoke with people from countries with tight gun control regulations who have spent time in the US.
Demonstrators lie on the ground a 'lie-in' demonstration supporting gun control reform near the White House on February 19, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Australia has nearly eliminated mass shootings — here’s what the US can learn

Australia has had just one mass shooting since 1996, the same year the country passed sweeping regulations on civilian access to guns. Researchers say similar policies could work in the US, especially if laws were instituted at the national level.
Students filing out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, during an active shooter situation in February 2018.

5-year-old kids are learning to survive school shootings with a nursery rhyme to the tune of ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’

Geogy Cohen tweeted a sign at her daughter's kindergarten in Somerville, Massachusetts, taught children how to hide from active shooters. She added that her child had been practising live active shooter drills at pre-kindergarten.