Reading Time: 8 minutes America’s difficulties with law enforcement trace back to colonial days.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Victim advocates worry that isolation, a rise in firearm sales, and a decreased law enforcement presence may cause a surge in domestic abuse and gun violence.
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: 4 minutes With two teenagers just killed at the latest school shooting in Southern California, WhoWhatWhy asks whether brick-and-mortar solutions can save lives.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Mass shootings do not just affect the victims and their loved ones. They are a major strain on the psyche of most Americans, a new poll finds.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Contrary to what we see online, on cable news, or in Congress, there are ways Americans can have a non-hostile, even productive, conversation about gun control.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Latest research reveals how suicidal thoughts, personal crisis, and desperation are often the dark subtext to mass shootings.
Reading Time: 10 minutes True stories, from the tragic to the grotesque, of people shooting at other people, and at things — for reasons that boggle the mind.
Reading Time: 7 minutes On National Gun Violence Day, we present seven stories that illustrate the US’s obsession with guns and some of the issues we must face before the epidemic of gun deaths can be addressed in a meaningful way.