Students across America are leaving school for the day to protest against gun violence. Just this morning, another school shooting in Ocala, Florida has underscored just how intractable the problem is.
Long after the shooting at her old high school, Megan Stielstra worries about her father's heart.
Take the politics out of it. By the numbers, what would we gain — and lose — if all firearms suddenly were wiped off the face of the planet?
"Too many people are shot, it's a public health problem."
Many gun owners say the primary reason they own a firearm is self-defense. But for years, experts have been starkly divided over how often people actually use guns for this purpose.
This is outrageously ill-advised, stupendously dangerous and absolutely should not exist. which is exactly why it's so awesome.
We've seen it in mass shootings again and again — anger is the predecessor to violence. Can we find these people, and help them before they kill?
A 14-year-old boy was arrested after police said he made the comment on one of Edelman’s Instagram posts.
Before she was known as the YouTube shooter, Nasim Najafi Aghdam was a social media influencer and a proponent of animal rights. Her relationship with YouTube, however, was complicated.
At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, students knew that while preserving a record of normal school activities, they would have to include the story of a tragedy, too.
And another, smaller injustice was obscured: the sadistic prosecution of Noor Salman.
Frank Goepfert has built a lucrative business dealing in the rarest, deadliest and most valuable of firearms.
NRA members are more likely to answer yes to survey questions like, "If black people would only try harder they could be just as well-off as whites."
Many young activists lack the poise and 4.1 GPAs of the Parkland teens. They still deserve our attention.
If you live there, it's almost impossible not to know someone who’s been shot.
How gun culture and radical politics are combining to produce a new kind of zealot.
The youngest of the rally speakers urged nation not to forget the black female victims of gun violence.
The notion that the Parkland shootings wouldn't have occurred if students had been kinder is deeply dangerous.
Inspired by the demonstrations of young folks nationwide, former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens makes a case that the only lasting gun reform is a repeal of the second amendment.
How a now-forgotten classroom murder inflamed the national gun argument.
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