After yet another mass shooting, the United States is struggling again with the problem of gun violence. Americans are regularly shocked and saddened by mass shootings, but changing the country's gun laws has proved nearly impossible.
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On Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the country was making assault weapons against the law. The new ban on guns designed to kill many people quickly comes just weeks after Canada's worst shooting ever.
Americans are shocked and stunned following two shootings that have killed nearly 30 people in less than a day. The tragedies are sure to cause more discussion of the high cost of Americans' love for guns.
On Friday afternoon, an Australian man went into two Islamic religious buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand and began shooting people with powerful weapons. He killed 49 people and hurt 48 others.
After a week of violence in the US, many people are starting to wonder if the way the president talks has encouraged the recent violent actions of some people.
Police in Paraguay are trying to figure out what happened to 42 rifles that disappeared from the police storage area. Whoever took the rifles left toy rifles in their place.
When Malala Yousafzai was 14, she was shot for working to help girls in Pakistan go to school. Ms. Yousafzai just visited Pakistan for the first time since then.
On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people protested for stronger gun laws in the US. Over 800 protests were held in cities around the world.
At 10 o'clock on March 14, high school and college students all over the US will leave class for 17 minutes. They are walking out of class as a way to protest against problems caused by guns.
Gun control laws make it hard to buy guns or limit the kind of guns people can buy. Most countries have strong laws to control who can buy a gun and what kind of guns they can buy.