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Why the US Gun Violence Epidemic Hasn’t Reached Hawaii

You don't have to look to other countries for evidence that gun control actually works.
Harry Cheadle
3 days ago
guns

The Parkland Survivors Have a Plan to Stop Gun Violence. Here’s What’s in It.

The “Peace Plan for a Safer America” calls for an assault weapons ban and a national firearms registry.
Emma Ockerman
3 days ago
Mass Shootings

What We Know About the 3 Young White Men Allegedly Planning New Mass Shootings

Three men are suspected of planning mass shootings in Ohio, Connecticut, and Florida.
Emma Ockerman
8.19.19
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“She Should Be Shot”: An Ohio Man Was Just Charged With Threatening AOC

Timothy J. Ireland Jr. was arrested in Toledo for posting a threatening message on Facebook and telling Capitol Police he meant it.
Greg Walters
8.10.19
money-corruption

We Asked People Around the World What They Think of U.S. Gun Laws

"I think all these laws are the result of American capitalism."
Jada Butler
8.7.19
money-corruption

Blame Mitch McConnell, Not Trump, for Not Doing Anything About Guns

The longtime Senate Republican leader has obstructed gun control legislation for years.
Harry Cheadle
8.6.19
health-crime

White Men Keep Killing Themselves With Guns. The NRA Is Making It Worse.

The gun lobby's resistance to "red flag" laws puts its own members at risk.
Jonathan Metzl
7.4.19
tech-social-media

Security Contractor at Facebook Content Moderation Facility Arrested for Allegedly Threatening People With a Gun

The individual worked at a facility belonging to Cognizant, a Facebook contractor. Police arrested him while at work, but the alleged assault didn't happen on site.
Joseph Cox
6.7.19
money-corruption

Gun Companies are Helping Toy Makers Design Replicas That Get Kids Killed

A look inside the secretive financial ties between gun manufacturers and the people behind airsoft guns that cops mistake for lethal threats.
Alain Stephens
5.9.19
guns

“I Had Never Seen So Many Weapons”: More Than 1,000 Guns Seized from LA Mansion

The ATF received an anonymous tip.
Tess Owen
5.9.19
shooting

One Dead, 7 Shot After 2 Students Open Fire on Denver School Just Miles from Columbine

The shooting took place at the middle school of STEM School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, near Denver, Colorado.
Tess Owen
5.8.19
guns

The NRA is in crisis. Its members aren't too worried.

The NRA board president stepped down on Saturday, while New York opened an investigation into the association's finances.
Tess Owen
4.29.19
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