Tag: gun violence
Andrew Johnson: Maybe You’re Right: It Isn’t the GunsJuly 2016
Maybe it’s only the rugged individuals divided up good and bad, vigilante and thug, shooter or shot, dead or alive.
Frida Berrigan: Kids’ Questions on a Lockdown PlanetJanuary 2016
Through a child's litany of whys
Lois Beckett: Fact-Checking FeinsteinSeptember 2014
The senator says 'the evidence is clear: the ban worked.'
Lois Beckett: Gun Control Groups Rethink Assault Weapons BanSeptember 2014
A decade after the ban expired, gun control groups say that focusing on other policies will save more American lives.
Mark Rosenberg: What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed FundingFebruary 2013
ProPublica interviews the CDC's Mark Rosenberg about the data on gun control.
Robert Reich: Debt Ceiling and Guns: Using Presidential Authority to the FullestJanuary 2013
President Obama should take full advantage of his power to avoid the debt ceiling and curb gun violence.
Joaquin Sapien: Mass Shootings Do Little to Change State Gun LawsJanuary 2013
A rundown of gun control in states affected by mass shootings.
Maura Fitzgerald: Better AimAugust 2012
In response to the Wisconsin and Aurora shootings, a writer reflects on communal responsibility, gun violence, and American understandings of difference.
Abhimanyu Das: Bat-MythosJuly 2012
Superhero ideology, Batman, and the Aurora shootings