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We Met With Crisis Actor Conspiracy Theorists and the Victims They Baselessly Attack

'The Rise of the Crisis Actor Conspiracy Movement' talks to Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg and victims of the Sandy Hook and Sutherland Springs shootings.
Mack DeGeurin
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

This Is What Happens After Your School Shooting

You dread telling people where you're from.
Kelly Terifay
Mass Shootings

Sandy Hook Families Are Still Fighting

As Americans turn on the NRA, a court is set to decide whether grieving families can sue the company that made the AR-15 used in the Newtown massacre.
Allie Conti
Crisis Actors

Where the ‘Crisis Actor’ Conspiracy Theory Comes From

Victims of the Parkland shooting have been baselessly accused of being paid actors, thanks to a series of conspiracy theory bloggers after the Sandy Hook massacre.
Jason Koebler
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Heard Adam Lanza Wanted to Kill at Sandy Hook Before Shooting, Docs Show

A trove of newly released files also suggests that the FBI and CIA may have interviewed Lanza years before the shooting.
Drew Schwartz

How Conspiracy Theories Changed Our Way of Thinking

Tracking the history that led to the mass questioning of authority.
Joe Bish
A Smarter Gun

Who Killed the Smart Gun?

Watch Motherboard's new documentary.
Brian Anderson
conspiracy theories

Digging Deep Into the Only Conspiracy Alex Jones Doesn't Like

Deep in the heart of the internet exists a bat-shit theory that annoys the piss out of the Conspiracy King—that he is actually Bill Hicks.
Mack Lamoureux

How the Sandy Hook Families Grieved for Their Children

The new film 'Newtown' documents how three families tried to make sense of unspeakable loss due to gun violence.
John Surico
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Guns and the Big Business of Carnage

Who benefits from the endless cycles of sadness, anger, and partisanship that follow mass shootings in America? Just follow the money.

Gunmakers Have Sold AR-15s to Civilians for More Than 50 Years

These “military-style” firearms have a long history in private hands.
Joseph Trevithick

Are Lawsuits Against Gunmakers the Answer to America's Mass Shooting Epidemic?

Federal law is very protective of gun manufacturers, but a recent ruling in the lawsuit brought by Sandy Hook families offers some hope for people convinced too many scary guns is why mass shootings are a fact of life.
Allie Conti