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US guns

US guns – the latest news and video from Channel 4 News.


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19 June 2015

Read more on Matt’s blog: Matt Frei
Was the Charleston shooting an ‘act of terror’?

Gun violence is an epidemic in America. But every time there is a school, cinema or restaurant massacre, the sale of guns and ammo increases and the gun control debate gets drowned out.

01 October 2014


Jan Morgan

Kids yes, Muslims no: US shooting range owner sparks outrage

Pro-gun campaigner Jan Morgan declares her Arkansas shooting range a “Muslim-free zone”.

27 August 2014

World, United States

Man at shooting range
Gun instructor shot by nine-year-old girl – video

A nine-year-old girl has accidentally shot dead her instructor at an Arizona shooting range after she lost control of her machine gun.

14 December 2013

World, United States

Colorado school shooting: police investigate revenge motive (picture: Getty)

Colorado school shooting: police investigate revenge motive

Police in Colorado are investigating “revenge” as the motive of a student who opened fire in a Colorado high school, before apparently killing himself.

01 November 2013

World, United States

Two feared dead after shooting at LAX – video

Reports say two people have been killed following a shooting at Los Angeles international airport. More to follow

18 September 2013

World, United States

Anti gun campaign logo


One shot or two? Guns not welcome here, says Starbucks

The coffee chain Starbucks bans customers from carrying guns openly in its stores across the United States.

05 August 2013


Nigel Farage: ‘I don’t run party discipline’ – video

Ukip leader Nigel Farage says he will stand by Dean Perks, who has endorsed parts of sharia law, but adds that he does not “micro manage” his party.

19 July 2013

World, United States

President Obama (reuters)


Obama: Trayvon Martin could have been me

In a surprise speech at the White House, Barack Obama makes the most personal comments on race of his presidency, saying that Trayvon Martin “could have been me”.

17 July 2013

Read more on Matt’s blog: Matt Frei
When the law is a black and white case

The acquittal of the man who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin has left many Americans seething and raises vital questions of subjectivity, prejudice and sterotypes.