gun control

Views My Own

You Can't Talk About Guns Without Talking About Race

As with most things in America, owning and using a gun for political purposes is perceived very differently if you're a person of color.
Krishna Andavolu
5 days ago
Views My Own

Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumour-mongering at bay – unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
9.14.18
Views My Own

Banning the AR-15 Won't Solve the Mass Shooting Crisis

Instead, we should force gun owners to buy insurance and collectivize some of the risks of deadly assault weapons.
Krishna Andavolu
9.11.18
gun debate

What Is the Relationship Between Gun Ownership and Mental Health?

Our new series 'Maybe I'm Wrong' wants to spur meaningful conversation around the gun debate.
Krishna Andavolu
9.7.18
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
8.8.18
crime

We Spoke to Experts about Mental Health and the Toronto Shooter

Much has been made about the mental health of Faisal Hussain, who killed two people in Toronto. But what is myth and what is fact?
Connor Garel
7.26.18
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
7.2.18
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
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
6.8.18
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
6.5.18
gun control

Three Gun Violence Scholars on What Is Missing From America’s Gun Control Debate

Academics of colour often find themselves on the sidelines when it comes to curbing America’s gun violence.
Jooyoung Lee
Joseph Richardson Jr.
Desmond Patton
5.25.18
guns

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

"People want to do something."
Brian Freskos
4.17.18