World News America

BBC News
Page last updated at 00:35 GMT, Wednesday, 12 January 2011

'No country faces gun violence the way America does'

Advertisement

Following the shooting in Tucson, Arizona, questions are once again being raised about gun violence in America. Katty Kay spoke to Al Hunt, executive Washington editor of Bloomberg News, about the political and cultural forces at play.

"If history is any guide, particularly given the political composition of this Congress, I think it's doubtful that much will happen," said Hunt.

Follow the World News America team on Twitter @BBC_WNA

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific