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Gun Violence

  1. crime
    Megan Thee Stallion Publicly Confirms That Tory Lanez Shot Her“You got your publicist and your people going to these blogs lying and shit. Stop lying.”
  2. new york city
    One-Year-Old Shot and Killed at Brooklyn CookoutThe 22-month-old was shot in the stomach while sitting his stroller at the end of another violent New York City weekend.
  3. first person
    Our Brother KaizenHe would be called a murderer and a domestic terrorist. But to us, he was family. Our struggles with systemic racism growing up were the same.
  4. ahmaud arbery
    Never Stop RunningOn the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
  5. democratic primaries
    Kim Foxx Wins Reelection in Chicago, Despite Jussie Smollett CaseOpponents’ efforts to make the race a referendum on the Jussie Smollett case appear to have failed.
  6. vision 2020
    Lucy McBath’s Endorsement Reflects Mike Bloomberg’s Unique AppealThe former mayor faces big questions over his record on race, but a growing number of black lawmakers have gotten behind him.
  7. pensacola shooting
    Gunman Kills at Least 3 at Florida Naval BaseThe gunman has been identified as a member of the Saudi air force; the incident is being investigated as possible terrorism.
  8. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the Santa Clarita School ShootingTwo students were killed and three others were injured. Police have one suspect in custody.
  9. debates
    Julián Castro’s Perspective on Gun Violence and Policing Remains Essential“Police violence is also gun violence.”
  10. school shootings
    Sandy Hook Parents Release Chilling PSA for Back-to-School SeasonShowing the reality of what children face during mass shootings.
  11. fashion
    A Menswear Brand Made School-Shooting-Themed SweatshirtsThe designers insist they’re “empowering the survivors of tragedy through storytelling in the clothes.” Survivors disagree.
  12. politics
    Ted Cruz’s Dishonest Rhetoric About ChicagoThe senator’s attempt to use Chicago to make a point about gun control is the conservative tradition of using the city as a political football.
  13. gun violence
    Texas Shooting Makes the Case for Background Checks But the GOP’s Not ListeningA House bill expanding background checks could have stopped the Texas shooter from buying a gun. Republicans are still unlikely to take it up.
  14. mass shootings
    The Trump Administration Thinks the Death Penalty Can Stop Mass ShootingsThe death penalty doesn’t deter violence. But it’s Trump’s preferred solution.
  15. crime
    Simone Biles Speaks Out About Brother’s Murder ChargesTevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested on charges related to a triple murder at a house party in Cleveland.
  16. gun violence
    Passing on Gun Reform, Trump Admin Wants to Expedite Executions of Mass ShootersDespite there being no evidence that such deterrence works.
  17. gun violence
    Everything We Know About the Drive-By Mass Shooting in West TexasA 36-year-old gunman murdered seven people and injured 22 others in an indiscriminate mobile rampage across Midland and Odessa.
  18. filibuster
    Today’s Republicans Use the Filibuster Just Like the Segregationists DidUntil Democrats show the moral outrage that overcame filibusters against civil rights, you can forget about gun, climate change, or immigration bills.
  19. gun violence
    Everything We Know About the Dayton Mass ShootingNine people were killed and 27 were injured after a gunman opened fire in a packed nightlife district in Dayton, Ohio.
  20. gun violence
    Everything We Know About the El Paso Walmart MassacreMore details have emerged about the attack, its victims, and the anti-immigrant domestic terrorist who murdered 22 people.
  21. gun violence
    The Push to Expand Gun Background Checks: What You Need to KnowAfter the El Paso and Dayton shootings, Democrats and a handful of Republicans have renewed efforts to pass new gun laws, but they face major hurdles.
  22. guns
    Republicans’ Love of Guns May Cost Them Votes in the SuburbsBeing a slave to the NRA is not the safest position to be in heading toward a 2020 election in which suburban voters are already leaning Democratic.
  23. barack obama
    The President (No, Not That One) Speaks Out On the ShootingsObama spoke clearly on a subject his successor addressed as though he was speaking at gunpoint.
  24. mass shootings
    In Trump’s Hands, the Second Amendment Is a Threat to Our Civil LibertiesWhen the government is unwilling to significantly restrict access to firearms, it responds to gun violence by curtailing more basic freedoms.
  25. mass shootings
    A Couple Died Trying to Shield Their 2-Month-Old Baby From the El Paso ShooterJordan and Andre Anchondo were among the victims of Saturday’s horrifying massacre at an El Paso Walmart.
  26. gun violence
    ‘What the F*ck?’ Is RightBeto O’Rourke’s cathartic response to mass shootings in Ohio and Texas.
  27. mass shootings
    Dayton Shooter’s Own Sibling Was Among His VictimsConnor Betts, the shooter behind the massacre in Dayton, Ohio, killed his 22-year-old sibling during the attack.
  28. misogyny
    Dayton Shooter Took a ‘Rape List’ to School and Made Threats to Women“This isn’t a mystery to me,” said one woman who previously reported him. “I’m furious.”
  29. gun violence
    Trump Condemns Hate, Blames Video Games and Mental Illness for Mass ShootingsThe president proposed several measures to respond to mass shootings, including a crackdown on violent video games.
  30. gun violence
    Virginia GOP Decides an Hour and a Half Is Enough for Special Session on GunsIntimidated by armed gun-rights protesters, Republican legislators refused to respond to last month’s gun massacre despite an impending election.
  31. 2019 tony awards
    Oklahoma!’s Tonys Performance Included Gun Violence VictimsThe musical revival is the first “gun neutral” show on Broadway.
  32. 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.
  33. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the Virginia Beach ShootingIt’s still not clear what motivated the gunman to indiscriminately murder his co-workers.
  34. 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.
  35. first person
    After a Week of Heartbreak, a Parkland Parent Speaks“The community is on edge.”
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. first person
    ‘I Didn’t Want the Killer to Take Everything From Me.’Two mothers of school-shooting victims remember what it was like.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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