Frank DeAngelis was principal during one of the worst school shootings in US history and stayed on until 2014 – why doesn't he campaign for gun control?
Some drills are sedate, where teachers lock doors, turn out lights and tell kids to hide in a corner. Others are hyper-realistic, with plastic pellets and fake blood. There's little academic, peer-reviewed research that can answer a big question for school administrators: What types of school security systems, including these drills, actually work?
The US makes up only 4.5% of the global population, but it owns more than 40% of the world's guns.
In the US today, a man convicted of physically abusing his spouse, ex-spouse, live-in lover, or co-parent does not have the right to own a firearm. A man convicted of assaulting his casual dating partner — or stalking him or her, after they break up — however, can carry on owning as many AR-15s as his heart desires. (The same, of course, holds for abusers of all genders). Congressional Democrats want to change that. And not without reason.
Jeremy Richman, the father of Avielle Richman, one of 20 first-grade students and six educators killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting, was found dead of an apparent suicide at Edmond Town Hall early Monday, police said.
The description of director Vincent Lynen's short purports that it's about "Macho's, guns, cars, motorcycles and hot girls." We think it's fair to say it's about slightly more than that.
On the day a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sydney Aiello escaped with her life. However, the grief of losing 17 of her classmates and teachers, as well as the long-lasting effects of enduring such a traumatic event, weighed heavily on her.
"They told us, 'This is what happens if you just cower and do nothing,'" said one of the two teachers, both of whom asked IndyStar not to be identified out of concern for their jobs. "They shot all of us across our backs. I was hit four times."
We took apart the HK G11 to figure out what makes this Cold War weapon one of the weirdest rifles ever made.
All military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines will be banned in New Zealand following the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people.
As of early evening, the lockdown was lifted and employees were advised of no immediate danger or threat.
The survivors vowed to "change the law." One year later, they have.
Teen reporters tell the stories of children who can no longer tell their own.
After the Florida legislature voted down an assault-weapons ban, an insurance agent whose nephew was killed started gathering signatures.
What we really want to know is: did he still hit the target?
Where some stare down the barrel and see heartbreak, others see home.
One man’s life seven years after a gruesome and miraculous run-in with the police.
Tracking stolen firearms through the black market, from gun-store thefts to crime scenes.
There's scant evidence that they're effective. They can, however, be psychologically damaging — and they reflect a dismaying view of childhood.
The question is no longer "should we arm teachers?" Now, it's "how many armed teachers are already out there?" We flew down to Ohio to embed with a group that has trained thousands of teachers from all across the country how to shoot to kill.
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