Kingsessing mass shooting reinforces need for mental health services, experts and advocates say

BY: - July 17, 2023

‘No matter what you look like or where you live, every Pennsylvanian deserves to be safe and feel safe in their community,’ Lt. Gov. Austin Davis said

Flowers, plush toys and wooden crosses are placed at a memorial dedicated to the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in June 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. The Lone Star State now requires an armed officer in every school. Alex Wong/Getty Images

Republican states arm teachers, fortify buildings in another year of school shootings | Analysis

BY: and - June 11, 2023

GOP lawmakers say empowering a quick response, not gun bans, is the key to preventing shootings.

2nd Amendment Advocates Gather At The Rod Of Iron Freedom Festival

The AR-15 is ‘America’s Rifle.’ Ban it | John L. Micek

BY: - May 11, 2023

Legislation raising the minimum purchasing age for assault weapons just moved in Texas. It probably won't pass. But it's progress.


Guns and vigilantes: Fear, paranoia has created a culture of violence | Opinion

BY: - April 24, 2023

I stand in solidarity with every other person out there who refuses to cower from their neighbors behind a gun. 

Police tape near the scene of a mass shooting in Dadeville, Alabama on April 16, 2023. (Jemma Stephenson/Alabama Reflector)

More dead in Alabama. It’s the guns | Brian Lyman

BY: - April 18, 2023

Did parenting make this? Or a lack of prayer? Or poor mental health services? Or the big cities? No. It’s the guns.

Police say three people are dead, five injured in MSU shooting, suspect is dead

BY: - February 14, 2023

Three people have been killed and five more people have been injured after being shot at Michigan State University.


No, guns do kill people. And the solution is glaringly obvious | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 25, 2023

Two mass shootings in California in as many days. We know how to end the madness.


A decade after Sandy Hook, conspiracy theories still plague the culture | Opinion

BY: - December 14, 2022

Yes, Alex Jones was held accountable. No, that doesn't solve the problem.

How the health harms of mass shootings ripple across communities

BY: - November 21, 2022

By Michael Ollove A grim and familiar pattern has followed the parade of mass shootings across America. In their aftermath, the nation’s attention focuses on the direct victims of the attacks, the dead and injured, their families and friends, and the witnesses. But a growing body of research reveals that the negative effects of mass […]

A man shoots AR-15 rifles and other weapons at a shooting range during the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” on October 12, 2019 in Greeley, Pa. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).

U.S. Supreme Court’s gun rights decision upends state restrictions | Analysis

BY: - July 11, 2022

Six states will have to rewrite their gun laws after a landmark Supreme Court ruling.


My family’s experience explains why mental health reform has to be part of the solution to mass shootings | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - April 7, 2021

While taking the guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who are dangerous would be a good start, actually helping those people deal with their problems would be the best course of action.


Ban assault weapons. Every last damn one of them. The answer is staring us in the face | John L. Micek

BY: - March 25, 2021

What do we now? Where do we go next? We know the answer. Now legislators need to summon the courage to finally act.