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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
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
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.

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

Why Wasn't Sandy Hook the Mass Shooting That Changed Everything?

For at least a few days after the tragedy that claimed over two dozen lives in 2012, gun violence took center stage in America.
Matt Taylor

Why Focusing on Mass Shootings Won't End Gun Violence in America

We remain reluctant to address gun violence head-on, and often only seem to discuss it when the victims and shooters are both middle-class whites.
Rachel M. Cohen

​Why Are So Many Mass Shootings Committed by Young White Men?

The tragic mass shooting at an historic black church in Charleston fits an all-too-familiar pattern in modern America where the most entrenched class is prone to violence.
Josiah Hesse

Sandy Hook Families Are Suing Bushmaster for Making Adam Lanza's Rifle

In a ​civil complaint, they claim the Bushmaster in particular allowed the mentally disturbed 20-year-old to kill 26 people in less than five minutes.
Allie Conti