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

NYT Letters to the Editor: Guns and Domestic Violence

In “There Is Common Ground on Guns,” you write, “There’s little disagreement that these shootings should end, that laws should be better enforced, that criminals should be punished.” Not so... Read more

Seven Years After Gabby Giffords' Shooting, Have We Learned Anything About Gun Violence?

The Safeway parking lot near Tucson, Arizona, was bustling on January 8th, 2011, as people lined up to participate in a "Congress on Your Corner" event with newly reelected Congresswoman... Read more

Chi- A Show Set in the South Side of Chicago

Lena Waithe created “The Chi” — a new Showtime drama about how tough life can be on the South Side of Chicago — after watching a news report about gun... Read more


2017 was a difficult year. Among other things, our country was shaken by the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Weeks later, we suffered the deadliest shooting in a place of worship.... Read more

5-Year-Old Son Fatally Shoots Himself With Gun Left In Glove Box

A Florida man is facing negligence charges after his 5-year-old son fatally shot himself in the head with a gun he found in the glove box of the man’s car. Jamal Daniel... Read more

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