Mass Shootings

Views My Own

It's Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Another mass shooting. Another presidential tantrum. Another white nationalist at the White House. And Robert Mueller in trouble.
Matt Taylor
4 days ago
extremism

What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio

Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of violence against women and online rage.
Allie Conti
11.5.18
guns

Gun Control Will Only Happen if Gun Families Make It Happen

"Gun owners have the same value system that all Americans do, which is that we want to keep our families safe."
Rosemary Westwood
11.5.18
guns

Mental Health Providers Can’t Stop Mass Shootings

Most mentally ill people are not violent. In fact, they’re more likely to be victims than perpetrators.
Ankita Rao
11.2.18
guns

Pissed Off Hunters Are Ready for Real Gun Control Despite the NRA

“I have heard for decades that hunters all have to stand together or we'll hang separately, and I don't buy that.”
Rosemary Westwood
11.1.18
Mass Shootings

After Pittsburgh, American Jews Are Mournful, Afraid, and Defiant

"We shouldn’t be shocked that something like this happened.”
Eve Peyser
10.30.18
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
9.13.18
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
9.10.18
security

How Security Experts Are Adapting to the Ever-Present Threat of Mass Shootings

Are we heading toward a future in which all live entertainment requires layers of intense security?
Allie Conti
9.3.18
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
6.29.18
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
healthcare

Husband of Teacher Killed in Texas Shooting Is Crowdfunding Medical Bills

A substitute teacher's death in the Texas shooting helped her husband's GoFundMe go viral.
Nicole Clark
5.21.18