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Stop saying all mass shooters are mentally ill. Not all mentally ill people are violent | Opinion

BY: - June 19, 2022

Thoughts about mass shooters -- and a Father's Day lesson from the author's son.

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Growing up with school shootings hardened my generation in ways you don’t understand | Opinion

BY: - June 14, 2022

If you think a child is too young to learn about other kids being murdered in their classrooms, you’re flat wrong.

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The U.S. Senate has a deal on gun reform — if it can keep it | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 13, 2022

The framework announced Sunday is the first chance for change in years. Republicans will have blood on their hands if they torpedo it.

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Let’s move to Australia, where they confiscate weapons of mass murder | Dick Polman

BY: - June 13, 2022

The Australian reform law has been, in the words of a 2011 Harvard study, 'incredibly successful in terms of lives saved.'

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Blaming ‘evil’ for violence isn’t as simple as it seems. A philosopher explains | Opinion

BY: - June 13, 2022

Evil is one of the most complex and paradoxical words in the English language. It can inspire or action -- or paralysis.

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Enough with the public trauma | Opinion

BY: - June 10, 2022

Why do Republican elected officials fundamentally not care about gun violence?

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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).

Here’s a path to practical, immediate gun reform | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - June 9, 2022

Ban all body armor sales for civilians and slap a hefty tax on assault weapons and ammo.

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Our leaders have failed us on gun violence. Let’s take the power back | Opinion

BY: - June 8, 2022

We can do this. Let’s have the will to do it and put the energy into making it happen.

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We may never see police accountability in the Texas school shooting. This is why | Opinion

BY: - June 8, 2022

Most people would be surprised to know that the government is not required to protect its citizens. The U.S. Supreme Court has said as much.

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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).

Responsible gun owners know it’s nuts to permit firearms that scare police | Jay Bookman

BY: - June 7, 2022

If more guns made us safer, we’d be the safest society in the history of Planet Earth, but we’re not.

Biden urges assault weapons ban, as U.S. House Democrats advance gun control bills

BY: - June 3, 2022

'Do you think the founding fathers were picturing AR-style weapons?' U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District, asked Republicans.

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5 ways to reduce school shootings | Analysis

BY: - June 3, 2022

Research already has shown that greater access to guns is associated with higher numbers of gun deaths.