October 4, 2017 2
Broader factors need to be fed into the gun-control debate, argue those who study its Australian context.
June 19, 2017 5
Crikey intern Will Ziebell.
November 10, 2016 1
Guns are down though.
April 19, 2016 4
Pollies on hols … sun’s out, guns out for Muir … party prophylactics …
March 4, 2016 1
Smith & Wesson is having a banner year, showing that there is lots of money to be made in fear. Plus other business tidbits of the day.
August 31, 2015 1
The world holds is breath ahead of the US Federal Reserve's meeting in mid-September. And other business tidbits of the day.
October 28, 2014 12
Crikey's writer-at-large finds there aren't a whole lot of Obama supporters at a Kansas gun show -- but that the Republican Right might be losing ground anyway.
January 25, 2013 3
Defence women on the frontline since January 1 ... transport group to go into administration? ... readers of The Age love their guns ...
January 24, 2013 21
Focussing on assault rifles and hi-cap magazines in the US gun control debate is a false security, writes University of Queensland professor and American ex-pat Howard Karger. The answer lies in regulating guns.
January 18, 2013
Crikey readers weigh in on the issues of the day.
January 17, 2013 14
In the wake of the Sandy Hook elementary shooting, President Barack Obama has proposed a range of new gun laws. What would it take to get the laws through the Republican-controlled House?
January 16, 2013 4
Gun ownership in Australia has bounced back and is now at pre-Port Arthur levels. But it's worth looking at the types of guns owned, and who owns them. Crikey intern Jemimah Clegg reports.
February 15, 2011
It is true that American demand keeps the cartels in business and that American legislation keeps the business illegal, writes Matthew Clayfield, a Sydney-based writer and critic.
July 15, 2010
The New Zealand government recently announced strict penalties for knife crimes. That's all well and good, but the government also needs to tackle the curly question of gun control, writes Tim Watkin.
June 22, 2010
There's very little fact-checking going on when it comes to guns being used in films. Silencers don't make make a gun shot silent and machine guns only last five seconds before they run out of bullets.
January 16, 2010
Most airports in the US won't allow your luggage to be locked. So, how can you ensure you won't get explosives put in your bag by Slovakian authorities at the airport or ensure your expensive camera equipment remains safe? Put a gun in your bag. Seriously.
December 1, 2009
Gun ownership in the US is steadily declining, and firearms manufacturers are desperate to get their wares into kids' hands to ensure the industry's future, using cartoons, magazines and "baby firearms" to encourage a new generation of gun nuts.
October 4, 2009
The manufacturers of one of the world's most popular guns -- the Kalashnikov, or AK-47 -- is facing bankruptcy, as the Russian armaments industry slumps.