The AR-15 is ‘America’s Rifle.’ Ban it | John L. Micek
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
I stand in solidarity with every other person out there who refuses to cower from their neighbors behind a gun.
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.
Police say three people are dead, five injured in MSU shooting, suspect is dead
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
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
Yes, Alex Jones was held accountable. No, that doesn't solve the problem.
How the health harms of mass shootings ripple across communities
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 […]
U.S. Supreme Court’s gun rights decision upends state restrictions | Analysis
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
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
What do we now? Where do we go next? We know the answer. Now legislators need to summon the courage to finally act.
Here’s the price of our inaction on gun violence: More dead. More wounded. And no answers | John L. Micek
by the time you finish reading this, someone, somewhere, will have been shot with a gun in America. The data suggests they might die.
Four Pa. Republicans voted for a landmark gun control law in 1993. Now there’s just one yes vote. Here’s what that means
Despite increased pressure from Democrats and gun safety advocates, it’s far from certain that lawmakers will enact significant legislation.