One mass shooting every day: Seven facts about gun violence in America

Stephen Paddock's gun attack at a Las Vegas country music festival has left at least 59 people dead. The frequency of this kind of event risks anaesthetising us to the number of people... Read more


Mass shootings have taken place consistently throughout American history, in every region of the country. Over the last 30 years, however, assault weapons and firearms equipped with largecapacity ammunition magazines—which... Read more

As A Teacher (and A Mom), This Is What I Have To Say About Gun Violence Prevention

I am sickened, disgusted, and fed up. I call my legislators every day, and nothing changes. The NRA blood money keeps buying inaction. I lost it with the staffers today.... Read more

A UC Davis ER doctor searches for patterns to try to stop gun violence before it happens

The low-slung building in Sacramento is locked and unmarked for a reason. It’s the nerve center of the newly inaugurated University of California Firearm Violence Prevention Research Center. Read more

Las Vegas Shooting: Chaos at a Concert and a Frantic Search at Mandalay Bay

A man unleashed a barrage of gunfire from a hotel room onto an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, in what is now one of the deadliest... Read more

Hundreds of Gun Violence Survivors Pen Open Letter Urging Elected Officials for Action

“We know firsthand that shootings devastated families and communities across our country every single day, and we will live with the effects of gun violence for the rest of our... Read more

How bad is US gun violence?

Comparisons can help us to understand scale. Since 1968, when these figures were first collected, there have been 1,516,863 gun-related deaths on US territory. Read more

How the Shooting in Las Vegas Unfolded

A man unleashed a barrage of gunfire from a hotel room onto an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas, killing at least 59 people and wounding at least 527 others... Read more

Toddler accidentally shot in the stomach by father cleaning his gun

A young girl in California was seriously wounded after being accidentally shot in the stomach by her father while he was cleaning his gun. Read more

National Concert Series Hopes to Combat Gun Violence by ‘Sharing a Message of Love and Kindness’

Americans across the country are taking a stand against gun violence with an organized series of concerts and one giant, global sing-along. From Thursday through Sunday, hundreds of musicians, artists,... Read more

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