guns

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
3 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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Pro-Gun Activist on 'Who Is America?' Says Biting a Dildo 'Made Sense'

Dan Roberts tries to explain himself.
Drew Schwartz
8.15.18
guns

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

Hundreds of American women travelled to A Girl and A Gun conference in Texas to learn how to shoot in self-defence, protect their kids and fire machine guns from a helicopter.
Manisha Krishnan
8.9.18
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
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bar-Goer Shot by Breakdancing FBI Agent Is Getting 'Complimentary Drinks Forever'

Nothing can really make up for, you know, getting shot in the leg. But free booze for life comes pretty close.
Drew Schwartz
6.6.18
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