Chicago-area students are getting disciplined for walking out to protest gun violence

An estimated 1,100 students at Downers Grove North and South high schools will serve one hour of detention for walking out of school Wednesday to protest gun violence, a walkout... Read more

Little national research is done on gun violence, so some states are stepping in

As deaths from mass shootings have mounted across the United States, some states are moving to collect hard data to guide their decisions about guns — even as the federal... Read more

The Gun-Control Debate After Parkland

Is this the moment when the politics of guns shifts? Since the fatal shooting of seventeen students and staff members last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland,... Read more

Wounds From Military-Style Rifles? ‘A Ghastly Thing to See’

Perhaps no one knows the devastating wounds inflicted by assault-style rifles better than the trauma surgeons who struggle to repair them. The doctors say they are haunted by their experiences... Read more

Kroger Raises Age Limits on Gun Sales, Joining Walmart and Dick’s

The Kroger Company will stop selling guns to customers under the age of 21, the grocery store chain said Thursday, joining two other major retailers who have raised age limits... Read more

Communities Traumatized By Gun Violence Need Mental Health Care, Not More Cops

Violence in Chicago is a symptom of two things: The systemic neglect of communities of color; and a lack of economic, educational and health — physical and mental — resources.... Read more

Moms Demand Action's Founder Shares a Deceptively Simple Way You Can Combat Gun Violence

POPSUGAR: What's one thing people can do to impact change — even on a local or neighborhood level? Read more

Handgun in Los Angeles school shooting accidentally fired in girl’s backpack

The semi-automatic handgun that accidentally shot one student in the head and another in the wrist at a Los Angeles middle school apparently fired a single round from inside a... Read more

11 School Shootings In 2018… And It’s Only January

The shooting at a high school in Benton, Kentucky that killed two students is the eleventh school shooting within the first month of the year. Read more

Doctors Are Getting More Engaged In The Gun Violence Debate, But It’s Not Rocket Science

A group of physicians representing the front lines of medicine in the battle against gun violence has issued a report which identifies nearly 60 areas of research that still need to be... Read more

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