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Gun Violence

  1. 2019 tony awards
    Oklahoma!’s Tonys Performance Included Gun Violence VictimsThe musical revival is the first “gun neutral” show on Broadway.
  2. gun violence
    Northam Calls Special Session for Gun-Safety Bills After Virginia Beach MassacreVirginia Democrats are challenging Republicans to back off alliance with gun lobby after state’s second massacre in 12 years.
  3. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the Virginia Beach ShootingIt’s still not clear what motivated the gunman to indiscriminately murder his co-workers.
  4. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the Virginia Beach Shooting12 people were killed when a public utilities engineer opened fire on his co-workers — the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. since November.
  5. violence against women act
    NRA Rallies to Preserve the Gun Rights of Convicted Stalkers, Abusive BoyfriendsThe new Violence Against Women Act would prohibit abusive partners or stalkers from owning firearms. The NRA calls that tyranny.
  6. first person
    After a Week of Heartbreak, a Parkland Parent Speaks“The community is on edge.”
  7. gun violence
    What Happens to the Mental Health of School-Shooting Survivors?A trauma expert weighs in on three apparent suicides in the aftermath of the Parkland and Sandy Hook school shootings.
  8. politics
    Sheriff’s Department Shot Teachers With Pellets During School-Shooting DrillA nation that refuses to prevent gun violence can only rehearse it, over and over.
  9. christchurch massacre
    New Zealand Bans Assault Weapons Less Than a Week After ChristchurchPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban of military-style weapons and high-capacity magazines, and a buyback plan to get them off the streets.
  10. christchurch massacre
    New Zealand Bans Assault Weapons Less Than a Week After ChristchurchPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban of military-style weapons and high-capacity magazines, and a buyback plan to get them off the streets.
  11. gun violence
    Connecticut Supreme Court Rules to Allow Sandy Hook Relatives to Sue GunmakersThe U.S. Supreme Court may step in and stop the Connecticut suit, but it could expose the strategies by which gunmakers market their deadly wares.
  12. 2020 presidential election
    Bloomberg Won’t Run for President in 2020The former New York mayor will spend his time and money on issue advocacy, while possibly backing another candidate.
  13. first person
    ‘I Didn’t Want the Killer to Take Everything From Me.’Two mothers of school-shooting victims remember what it was like.
  14. shootings
    At Least 12 Killed in California Bar ShootingThe bar and dance hall in Thousand Oaks was hosting an event for college students. The gunman was found dead at the scene.
  15. gun violence
    What to Know About the Tallahassee Yoga Studio AttackThe gunman, who shot six women, killing two, had a history of harassing young women and had expressed violently misogynistic and racist views online.
  16. explainer
    What to Know About the Tallahassee Yoga Studio AttackThe gunman, who shot six women, killing two, had a history of harassing young women and had expressed violently misogynistic and racist views online.
  17. pittsburgh synagogue shooting
    What to Know About the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting11 people are dead and six injured after a shooter attacked the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh during Saturday morning services.
  18. gun violence
    Before and After Route 91A year after she was shot in the face at the Las Vegas massacre, Natalie Grumet is still reconstructing her life.
  19. jacksonville shooting
    2 Dead After Shooter Opens Fire During Florida Video Game TournamentTwo people were killed and 11 were injured when the shooter, who took his own life, opened fire at a livestreamed Madden competition.
  20. bulletproof
    La Roux Calls Fox’s Use of Her Song in Bulletproof Backpacks Segment ‘Abhorrent’Fox Business played “Bulletproof” as anchors discussed bulletproof backpacks for children.
  21. profile
    Parkland Activist David Hogg Is Taking His Gap Year at the BarricadesFurious and unflinching, an NRA enemy, an accused “crisis actor,” and a high-school grad trying to figure out what’s next.
  22. stoneman shooting
    The Parkland Community Is Sending Students Love on Their First Day of SchoolStudents and families took to Twitter to mourn and offer support, six months and one day after the shooting.
  23. 73 People Were Shot in Chicago Over the WeekendThe violence-plagued city has seen some progress in 2018, but this was a big step back.
  24. gun violence
    Two Girls Killed in Horrific Mass Shooting on Busy Toronto StreetPolice say 16 people in total were shot during the massacre.
  25. science of us
    Three Identical Strangers Is the Best Documentary I’ve Ever HatedIt’s ultimately infuriating.
  26. original video
    How Parkland Survivors and Chicago Youth Are Uniting to End Gun ViolenceMeet the Chicago youth who are working with March for Our Lives organizers in their fight to end gun violence.
  27. Mass Shooting at Trenton Arts Festival Leaves 22 InjuredOne suspect was killed, and another is in custody.
  28. Texas Lieutenant Governor: Teachers Are Part of ‘Well-Run Militia’Meanwhile, the NRA’s new president put some of the blame for Friday’s school shootings on … Ritalin.
  29. Witnesses: Las Vegas Shooter Ranted About a Government Plot to Seize GunsNewly released witness interviews this week shed new light on the motives of Stephen Paddock, who also ranted about FEMA, Waco, and Ruby Ridge.
  30. studen protests
    Everything You Need to Know About National Walkout Day on April 20The protests mark the 19th anniversary of the school shooting at Columbine High School.
  31. As One: Making the Marjory Stoneman Douglas YearbookThey had a plan for the yearbook. Then 17 people were shot and killed on their campus.
  32. stoneman shooting
    Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s Magazine Publishes Memorial Issue to Shooting Victims“I hope we did you all justice.”
  33. gun violence
    Everything to Know About the YouTube ShootingLate Tuesday night, senior law enforcement officials identified the alleged shooter.
  34. Gun Giant Remington Declares BankruptcyThough the company has long experienced financial problems, its decline points to something bigger.
  35. Rick Santorum Suggests Kids Stop Marching, Start Taking CPR ClassesA comment that represents a fatalistic view of American life.
  36. march for our lives
    ‘This One’s Different’The mother of a Parkland victim explains the power of the March for Our Lives.
  37. Politicians React to March for Our LivesMany Democrats joined the protests, while President Trump said nothing.
  38. march for our lives
    What Were Mike Pence and Donald Trump Doing During March for Our Lives?Certainly not marching.
  39. sir paul
    Paul McCartney Invokes John Lennon at March for Our Lives“One of my best friends was killed by gun violence right ‘round here.”
  40. Paul McCartney Invokes John Lennon at March for Our Lives‘One of my best friends was killed by gun violence …’
  41. gun control
    Justice Department to Create New Rule Banning Bump StocksThe Trump administration is going to try to ban the devices without Congress, but may ultimately lose in court.
  42. late night
    Jordan Klepper Takes The Opposition to D.C. to Chaperone Student ActivistsBecause what teens need now more than ever is supervision.
  43. national walkout day
    The Most Powerful Moments From the National School WalkoutThousands of students walked out of school to protest gun violence.
  44. politics
    Stoneman Students Say Betsy DeVos Didn’t Want to Hear From ThemStudents were unimpressed by the education secretary’s visit to their school on Wednesday.
  45. stoneman shooting
    Stoneman Shooting Survivor Demands Trump ‘Listen to the Screams of the Children’“We want Americans to stop being afraid of demanding our politicians to take action.”
  46. oscars 2018
    Why Oscar Attendees Will Be Wearing an Orange American Flag on SundayThe fight against gun violence will be making an appearance at this year’s Academy Awards.
  47. oscars 2018
    Why Oscar Attendees Will Be Wearing an Orange American Flag on SundayThe fight against gun violence will be making an appearance at this year’s Academy Awards.
  48. Study: When NRA Members Meet for Their Convention, Gun Injuries FallA new study finds that when the “good guys with guns” hole up for their annual get-together, America becomes significantly safer.
  49. Don’t Worry, Trump’s Relationship With the NRA Is Still ‘Good (Great)’A day after Trump embraced Democratic gun policies, he and an NRA lobbyist exchanged tweets suggesting he’s reverted to GOP orthodoxy.
  50. the national circus
    Frank Rich: A Hopeful New Path for Gun Politics in AmericaIt’s a very good sign that even Trump — in his crude way — is trying to attach himself to gun control.
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