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A Bulletproof Backpack Isn't Enough to Keep Kids Safe in School Shootings

Some kids are heading back to school with bulletproof vests, jackets, and backpack inserts. But keeping kids safe is about more than buying expensive gear that may not be effective against an active shooter.
Gina Ragusa
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

Before He Got Swatted, David Hogg Was Shocked His Address Was Publicly Available

Parkland school shooting survivor wasn't home at the time, but found his own address online months before the incident.
Samantha Cole

It's Been Nine Weeks Since Parkland. There Have Been 17 School Shootings Since

We spoke to 11 students who experienced school shootings after the dawn of the #NeverAgain movement.
Linda Yang
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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

A surefire deterrent against a domestic terrorist with a semi-automatic rifle.
Drew Schwartz
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
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

Dwyane Wade Dedicates Season to Parkland Victim Joaquin Oliver, Hits Game-Winner

Oliver was a big Miami Heat fan and was buried in Wade's jersey. Wade had Oliver's name written on his shoes and hit the game-winner against the 76ers.
Sean Newell
gun violence

What Are Your Rights When You're Walking Out of School in Protest?

If you think you've been punished more harshly than you'd be for any other absence, call the ACLU!!
Kimberly Lawson
florida shooting

Sportscaster Dale Hansen Sounds off on Gun Debate Hypocrisy after Florida Shooting

The Dallas-based newscaster said, "since it's almost always a white kid, there's nothing we can do," while dripping with sarcasm.
Liam Daniel Pierce
gun control

'Yesterday, I Hid in a Closet': Teen Survivors of Florida Shooting Call for Reform

Students who spent yesterday hiding from a gunman armed with an AR-15 he purchased legally say this is the exact right time to talk about gun control.
Linda Yang
Anthony Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo Leaves Spring Training in Wake of Florida Shooting in Hometown

The Cubs first baseman graduated in 2007 from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school and went back home to help friends and family grieve.
Sean Newell