Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2019, we have stepped up our coverage of gun policy and gun violence. Here are some of our most interesting articles.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Youth suicides by firearms are increasing, yet no federal laws focus on preventing these deaths, leaving children victim to minimal mental health access and loose gun laws.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Florida lawmakers want to protect the families of mass shooting victims at the expense of free press.
Reading Time: 7 minutes From Parkland to Pittsburgh, nonprofits are helping students deal with gun violence trauma. But advocates say schools should play a bigger role.
Reading Time: 6 minutes With gun violence on the rise for the first time since the 1990s, active shooter drills are becoming a “normal” part of the school day. Here’s what kids are being taught and why.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Opinion: 2018 has been, by some counts, a record year for American mass shootings. If guns are the hardware driving the violence, what is the software and how can we start to address changing it?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Personal attacks on the Parkland students have shown that their political opponents are scared. Will they resort to new voter suppression schemes to keep millennials away from the polls in November?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Fourteen teenage students will never get to go to prom or attend college, but somehow this tragedy feels like just another chapter rather than a plot twist in America’s tortured narrative about guns.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite the media’s overwhelming coverage of foreign terrorism, there’s a much bigger problem here at home.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The South Carolina church shootings are no anomaly. Americans are senselessly gunned down—at a rate of 30 per day (excluding suicides and accidents). Gun advocates who want no meaningful restrictions, ostensibly to protect themselves, put all of us at risk. Yet those advocating universal disarmament are not practical. But here’s a third way.