gun violence

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
a day ago
Views My Own

Guns Make You and Your Family Less Safe, Not More

The evidence is pretty overwhelming.
Krishna Andavolu
4 days ago
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
5 days ago
crime

How Two British Boys Planned to Shoot Up Their School

Inspired by the Columbine school shooting, 14-year-olds Thomas Wyllie and Alex Bolland decided to take revenge on the people they felt had wronged them.
James Nolan
8.2.18
News

Everything We Know About the Toronto Mass Shooting

Late Sunday night, two young people died and several were shot after a lone gunman opened fired into a crowded restaurant.
Connor Garel
7.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Family Poses Slain Teen's Body with PlayStation and Doritos at His Funeral

Renard Matthews's family wanted to remember the 18-year-old just as he lived.
River Donaghey
7.10.18
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
Mass Shooting

I Watched the Local Art Show I Love Turn into Deadly Chaos

One of New Jersey's most well-known graffiti artists talks about the night that ended in a mass shooting—and how to keep Trenton going.
Leon Rainbow
6.19.18
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
Art

This Toy Assault Rifle for Toddlers Is a Twisted Take on Playtime

Start 'em young, folks!
Troy Farah
5.9.18
Memes

For the Love of God, Don’t Meme Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ Music Video

You're missing Donald Glover's whole point.
Beckett Mufson
5.8.18
Life Inside

The Stupid Gunshot That Got Me 27 Years in Prison

I know I earned my freedom, but I may be eternally undeserving of forgiveness.
Lawrence Bartley
4.27.18