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UN Calls on US to Adopt Strong Gun Control Measures

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein is urging the United States to adopt strong gun control measures to protect its citizens from the kind of violence that killed 49 people and wounded more than 50 others in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida Sunday. High Commissioner Zeid said the ease with which people in the United States are able to buy firearms, including assault rifles, defies all reason. He said almost anyone, even people with prior criminal records, with...

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