Studies show that when a woman owns a firearm, the gun is far more likely to be used against her than by her.
American mass gun violence over a seven-day period dwarfed the entire European continent's own toll so far this year.
But the way the agency packaged the data obscures that trendline.
Another week that raises the question of why some tragedies get more national attention than others.
Federal law is very protective of gun manufacturers, but a recent ruling in the lawsuit brought by Sandy Hook families offers some hope for people convinced too many scary guns is why mass shootings are a fact of life.
It was a disturbingly normal spurt of mass gun violence in the United States.
But it was another rough week for Chicago, which is having an unusually brutal year even by its own standards.
A relatively quiet week in America amounts to a horrific outlier of one in Europe.
Sky-high unemployment in communities of color is a key factor behind a massive spike in gun violence so far this year.
Camiella Williams bought her first gun in sixth grade. She mourned her first dead friend in high school. Now, she is fighting to save other Chicago kids, however long the odds.
A suspect was reportedly in custody after being shot by police.
A week that was clouded by tragic terrorism in Europe shouldn't distract us from the ongoing, almost daily terror of mass gun violence in America.
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Meanwhile, there were six mass shootings in the United States that barely registered on a national level.
The grim reality is that this week wasn't especially bad by American standards.
The inspection of one gun dealer in Arkansas turned up thousands of missing or stolen weapons, raising the question of whether the feds know anything at all about how many guns are floating around in the ether.
Even in a coarsened city, the grisly killing was seen as uniquely heinous, its victim a fourth-grade student.
The state has a storied history of passing laws that protect firearm owners and prop up gun manufacturers amid a growing national conversation about mass shootings and gun violence.
Mar 4, 2016
These tragedies bring the tally of mass shootings in America in 2016 up to 36 incidents that have caused 52 deaths and 137 injuries.
The bulk of this week's carnage came from two high-profile shooting sprees, but drive-by attacks claimed at least six lives.
A 38-year-old who had just been served a domestic protection order after allegedly abusing his girlfriend killed three and injured 14 before police got to him.
Mass shootings aren't always public—and often target women and children behind closed doors.
Six people were killed and two more injured in a series of weekend shootings that left the western Michigan city of Kalamazoo reeling.
So far in 2016, these tragedies continue to occur on the weekend, and at night spots.