Mass Shooting

guns

The Parkland Survivors Have a Plan to Stop Gun Violence. Here’s What’s in It.

The “Peace Plan for a Safer America” calls for an assault weapons ban and a national firearms registry.
Emma Ockerman
5 days ago
El Paso shooting

The El Paso Shooting Suspect Is Now on Suicide Watch

The decision was reportedly made by medical staff at the jail, but it’s unclear why.
Alex Lubben
8.20.19
Dayton shooting

Friend of Dayton Shooter Charged with Lying About Drug Use to Buy a Gun

The friend had also purchased body armor, an AR-15 accessory, and a 100-round double drum magazine on behalf of the Dayton shooter.
Tess Owen
8.12.19
El Paso

El Paso Shooter's Mother Told Police She Was Worried About His Gun

An officer told her the gun was perfectly legal, ending the conversation.
Emma Ockerman
8.8.19
El Paso

"Send Him Back!": El Paso Gives Trump Some of His Own Medicine

He wasn't exactly welcome when he tried to come to console. El Pasoans were still smarting from his last visit.
Trone Dowd
8.7.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Here's the Moment an El Paso Congresswoman Learned the Massacre Was Underway

We were with Rep. Veronica Escobar at a town hall when the shooting began in the mall nearby.
Evan McMorris-Santoro
8.7.19
El Paso

Congress Wants to Talk to 8chan's Owner About Extremism. He Says He's Too Busy.

This year, three suspected mass shooters have posted white supremacist screeds to 8chan before carrying out their attacks.
David Gilbert
8.7.19
Mass Shooting

Even 31 Dead Might Not Get "Red Flag" Gun Laws Passed in Ohio and Texas

But President Donald Trump wants them.
Carter Sherman
8.5.19
immigration

"We Have an Invasion!": Trump's Facebook Ads Sound a Lot Like the El Paso Suspect's Manifesto

Around 2,200 ads from the Trump camp since May 2018 include some reference to an “invasion” on America’s southern border.
David Uberti
8.5.19
Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Objectively True Information’ About Mass Shootings Is Worthless

The celebrity scientist took to Twitter to remind everyone that people die all the time, diminishing the tragedy of the weekend's mass shootings.
Madeleine Gregory
8.5.19
El Paso

2 More People Have Died From the El Paso Shooting

The newly deceased have not yet been named, and it’s not clear what their injuries included.
Emma Ockerman
8.5.19
beto

Beto Flipped Out About Trump's Racism to the Press: “What the Fuck?”

“It’s these questions that you know the answers to, I mean, connect the dots."
Kelly Vinett
8.5.19
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