Who benefits from the endless cycles of sadness, anger, and partisanship that follow mass shootings in America? Just follow the money.
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.
For at least a few days after the tragedy that claimed over two dozen lives in 2012, gun violence took center stage in America.
We remain reluctant to address gun violence head-on, and often only seem to discuss it when the victims and shooters are both middle-class whites.
The tragic mass shooting at an historic black church in Charleston fits an all-too-familiar pattern in modern America where the most entrenched class is prone to violence.
In a civil complaint, they claim the Bushmaster in particular allowed the mentally disturbed 20-year-old to kill 26 people in less than five minutes.
Classes were cancelled at the college Thursday after a man opened fire in a campus library, wounding three people before being shot to death by the cops.
Rumors of me wanting to go berserk went far and wide, and even made front pages of the local newspapers. I had to go to therapy, and by the end of the ordeal I was having dreams about the Columbine shooters.
Westboro announced that they would be protesting the vigils for the victims of the Connecticut shootings in order "to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment." Holy shit, right? Well, certain members of Anonymous felt like t…