active shooter

Foam Sweet Foam: The Bullet-Eating Furniture Used to Prepare for Active Shooters

In a video essay, two filmmakers explore the 'kill houses' where SWAT teams train, where one patented technology blurs the line between fake and real.
Kelly Loudenberg
Jillian Mayer
Views My Own

Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumor-mongering at bay—unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
Australia Today

Sydney Police Uncover a Huge Stash of Guns in Former Prison Officer's Home

The 64-year-old has been labelled a “deeply disturbed individual who was highly trained with military grade weaponry”.
Gavin Butler
Australia Today

Australian Man Charged Over 3D-Printed Guns Is a Cosplay Fanatic

Steven Sicen Sun is one of the first Australians to be charged over the manufacture and possession of 3D-printed firearms.
Gavin Butler

Inside the All-Women Training Camp Where Guns Are Sold as Empowerment

Hundreds of American women traveled to the A Girl and A Gun conference in Texas to learn how to shoot in self-defense, protect their kids, and fire machine guns from a helicopter.
Manisha Krishnan
streisand effect

Trying to Ban 3D-Printed Guns Will Only Make Them More Popular

A lawsuit to prevent the distribution of 3D-printed gun designs is five years too late, and is the latest example of the Streisand Effect in action.
Jason Koebler
The VICE Guide to Right Now

That Breakdancing FBI Agent Is Somehow Getting His Gun Back

Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Maryland Shooting Survivor 'Couldn't Give a Fuck' About Thoughts and Prayers

"I'm going to need more than a couple days of news coverage and some thoughts and prayers, because it's—our whole lives have been shattered."
Drew Schwartz

Just How Many Guns Do Americans Actually Own?

Some fans say the number is as high as 600 million. Here's what the data really shows.
Alex Yablon
Australia Today

Busted: Bikies Have Been Renting Out Guns From a Secret 'Library'

Sydney's Nomads were apparently loaning out sniper rifles, machine guns, and meth lab equipment.
Sergei Hedayat

What it Feels Like to Decide to Shoot Someone and Actually Do it

"I expected them to be sociopaths, or terrible people, or rotten through and through. And they're not."
Seth Ferranti
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Breakdancing FBI Agent Did a Backflip in a Bar and Accidentally Shot Someone

His gun went off after it dropped from his waistband mid-flip.
Adam Forrest