gun violence

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
gun control

I'm a Teen from Newtown Who's Fighting for Gun Control

Jenny Wadhwa was in sixth grade when a gunman attacked Sandy Hook Elementary and murdered 26 of her friends and neighbors.
Jenny Wadhwa
4.20.18
true crime

The Inside Story of Sex Money Murder, NYC's Most Brutally Violent Drug Gang

The set was headed by "Pistol Pete" Rollock, who remains a sort of twisted deity in American crime lore.
Max Daly
4.18.18
guns

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

"People want to do something."
Brian Freskos
4.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Daily Gun Violence in New Orleans Has Spurred an Epidemic of PTSD

On today's episode, reporter Jimmie Briggs talks about the trauma that young men of color in communities plagued by violence are facing every day.
VICE Staff
4.11.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

The Trauma of Everyday Gun Violence in New Orleans

There's a vast, undiagnosed epidemic of PTSD in communities of color plagued by violence, and many young men are struggling to cope on their own.
Jimmie Briggs
4.4.18
gun violence

The March for Our Lives Wasn't Just Another Trump Protest

Rather than a onetime statement about identity or resistance, the anti-gun-violence rally told a very specific story.
Allie Conti
3.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

One School District's Plan to Stop Mass Shootings: Arm Students with Rocks

"If an armed intruder attempts to gain entrance into any of our classrooms, they will face a classroom full of students armed with rocks and they will be stoned."
Lauren Messman
3.23.18
march for our lives

Parkland Has Already Changed America

Gun control still looks mostly impossible at the federal level, but new laws have started passing and more are coming.
Harry Cheadle
3.23.18
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
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

These School Shooting Survivors Have Something to Say

VICE commissioned 15 essays from people who have survived school shootings over the past 30 years.
Jonathan Smith
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

My Students and I Escaped a School Shooter By Just Minutes

I remember standing outside dumbly, wondering why no one else was running.
Megan Doney
3.23.18