gun control

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
9.15.18
extremism

Court Documents Show the NRA's Unhinged Rhetoric Being Used Against It

The gun-rights giant says it's bleeding money, and a legal battle with its old insurance broker suggests politics are a big part of the problem.
Alex Yablon
Mike Spies
8.9.18
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
6.30.18
guns

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
6.25.18
daily vice

This Father of a Parkland Victim Is Turning Grief into Activism

Manuel Oliver rededicated his life to educating young activists about gun violence after his son was killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
VICE Staff
6.17.18
guns

These Black Churches Are Considering Arming Their Congregations

In the age of Trump and Dylann Roof, some church leaders are prepared to take drastic steps to defend against potential shootings.
Issac J. Bailey
6.11.18
guns

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
6.7.18
guns

The Next Big Gun Controversy Is Forcing People to Lock Them Up

"People want to do something."
Brian Freskos
4.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Pennsylvania School Gave Its Teachers Tiny Baseball Bats to Stop Shooters

A surefire deterrent against a domestic terrorist with a semi-automatic rifle.
Drew Schwartz
4.11.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

Ten Years After Virginia Tech, the Momentum Feels Different

The Parkland kids are representing the common interest of the American people, and I think that’s why it’s sort of a watershed moment.
Jeff Twigg
3.24.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I Jumped Out a Window to Escape the Gunman at Virginia Tech

I'm scared of heights, so when I got to the window and looked down I just thought, 'Holy cow. This is not my cup of tea.'
Alec Calhoun
3.24.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I Was Held Hostage by a Gunman for Eight Hours in High School

It’ll be 26 years come May 1, and I still have severe PTSD.
Lynn Davis
3.24.18