Stand your ground? How a simple mistake can get you shot or killed | Opinion
‘Stand your ground’ laws empower armed citizens to defend property with violence.
Guns and vigilantes: Fear, paranoia has created a culture of violence | Opinion
I stand in solidarity with every other person out there who refuses to cower from their neighbors behind a gun.
This knock-knock is no joke | Editorial Cartoon
We've seen a string of shootings by people who shoot first and may not ask questions later.
More dead in Alabama. It’s the guns | Brian Lyman
Did parenting make this? Or a lack of prayer? Or poor mental health services? Or the big cities? No. It’s the guns.
Report: Black children in Philly, big cities, most at-risk for gun violence
That violence hit Black children from the nation’s four major cities 100 times more than usual, according to recent JAMA data.
In the face of unrelenting terror, teacher unions nationwide should force gun reform
As a teacher, I’m tired of waiting my turn. I’m tired of wondering which of my students will graduate alive.
A Mom’s Plea: ‘How is this still happening? How are our children still dying?’ | Dick Polman
They are dying, and will continue to die, because America’s spineless 'leaders,' cowed by the gun lobby, have given up.
‘We can never let up on this’: Pa. Rep. Lee talks assault weapons ban, gun violence reform
U.S. Rep Summer Lee, D-12th District, spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday night, imploring Republicans to “stop putting your politics over our children’s lives.” Her remarks came the same day two Pittsburgh high schools were locked down for active shooter threats that turned out to be part of a larger hoax […]
She lost her grandson to gun violence: ‘It’s so hard to live with the silence’ | Friday Coffee
As House Democrats push for changes to Pa.'s gun laws, Marge LaRue doesn't want anyone else to endure her pain.
What we owe our children after the horror at MSU | Susan J. Demas
Too many times, kids are told it’s up to them to build a better world. But we owe them so much. And it’s really on all of us to stop failing them.
Temple U. president asks for help to fight gun violence after campus police officer is killed
'We can’t fulfill our mission if we cannot keep our students safe,' Temple President Jason Wingard said.
How do Philly’s mayoral candidates plan to fight gun violence? | Analysis
Most of the candidates running for mayor have said they would declare some type of state of emergency.