Harris Institute submits testimony to U.N. on gun violence in the United States

As part of its work on gun violence and human rights, the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University in St. Louis has submitted comments to the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Read more

I survived an anti-Semitic shooting. I know how hate armed with a gun turns deadly.

"I never worried too much about gun violence until 12 years ago, when a gunman targeted my Jewish workplace. I lived, but my life was changed forever." Read more

‘Sad day for America’: Anti-gun violence groups decry Kavanaugh confirmation

Groups dedicated to combatting gun violence groups issued statements lamenting the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, which they said will lead to the Supreme Court’s drifting further in the direction of the pro-gun... Read more

Gun violence, health care among top concerns for women, especially minorities, new survey finds

Women are calling on Congress to reduce gun violence, ensure affordable health care and support pay equity, a new survey commissioned by the YWCA finds. Read more

Gun violence drops, only 2 shot Saturday as temps cool

Only two people were shot in Chicago over a 24-hour period Saturday, marking a second day of a significant drop in daily gun violence as cooler temperatures moved through the... Read more

Gov. Brown just signed a stack of new gun control laws. Here's what they do

Seven months after a teenage gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a stack of gun control bills Friday, including a proposal that... Read more

Harvard Medical School Demonstrators Demand Gun Control, Gun Research Funding

More than 80 Harvard Medical School students and affiliates gathered on the steps of HMS’s Gordon Hall Monday to call for federal funding to study nationwide gun violence as a... Read more

Prince's Posthumous 'Mary Don't You Weep' Video Takes On Gun Violence

The video tackles the topic of gun violence and its impact on the youth of America. The opening scenes are heart-wrenching, with several people surrounding the body of a young... Read more

Creating visual conversations around gun violence

'A Memorial for Past and Potential Gun Violence Victims' was put together to bring awareness to gun violence in America through art at UA. Read more

In The Line Of Fire: Human Rights And The U.S. Gun Violence Crisis

The U.S. government has allowed gun violence to become a human rights crisis, according to “In the Line of Fire: Human Rights and the U.S. Gun Violence Crisis,” a new... Read more

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