Mass Shootings

The VICE Guide to Right Now
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
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
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
crime
crime

What We Know About 'Sovereign Citizens' and the Waffle House Suspect

Travis Reinking reportedly identified with the extremist anti-government ideology more than once. Here's what that actually means—and doesn't.
Allie Conti
4.25.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

The Mass Shooter at My School Only Stopped Because His Gun Jammed

We assumed it was a hunter because, well, it was 1992 and school shootings were not a part of our collective consciousness.
Anne Thalheimer
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

My Students Watched Their Classmates Get Shot

I looked at her and she said, "Oh my god, they’re killing our kids."
Julia Schardt
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I'm a Parkland Survivor and High School Isn't the Same

I was expecting to keep living life, happy and anxiety free when spring break comes. But right now it's spring break and I'm going to Washington.
Einav Cohen
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
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
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I Jumped Out a Window to Escape the Gunman at Virginia Tech

I'm scared of heights, so when I got to the window and looked down I just thought, 'Holy cow. This is not my cup of tea.'
Alec Calhoun
3.23.18
guns
guns

The ER Doctor Exposing the Insane Brutality of Gun Violence

Reading through the responses, she had to take breaks because of how viscerally upsetting many of the tweets were.
Beatrix Lockwood
3.21.18
Views My Own
Views My Own

The NRA I Grew Up with Wasn't a Death Cult

The lobbying powerhouse has been blocking gun control since before I was born. But it's only now that I'm realizing just how pernicious the group that helped shape my upbringing really is.
Kim Kelly
3.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nikolas Cruz Had Swastikas on His Ammo Magazines, Cops Say

Law enforcement told CBS News and CNN the Nazi symbol appeared on extra ammunition the suspect might have used in the school.
Allie Conti
2.28.18