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The Psychological Aftermath of Surviving School Shootings
The recent Parkland student suicides call attention to the long-term effects of school shootings on mental health, academic performance, and economic achievement.
Viewfinder: D.C. Area High School Students Protest Gun Violence
Students gather at a gun control rally at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on March 14th, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Viewfinder: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Remember Lost Lives
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spend time together at a memorial set up outside the school on February 14th, 2019, in Parkland, Florida.
At the House's First Hearing on Gun Violence in Eight Years, Survivors and Advocates Filled the Room
Advocates for stricter gun laws and gun-violence survivors showed up to the hearing in force to share their stories and their legislative demands.
Viewfinder: Stoneman Douglas Students Discuss Gun Violence at the U.S. Capitol
Charlie Mirsky, and Alfonso Calderon, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, take part in a Gun Violence Prevention Forum at the House Visitor Center.
The Connection Between White Men, Aggrievement, and Mass Shootings
Downward social mobility and scapegoating are inspiring white men to commit atrocities.
'This Is the Closest to Home It's Ever Been': Scenes From the 'March for Our Lives' in Washington, D.C.
The marchers offered an array of ideas for reducing gun violence in America.
Scenes From the 'March for Our Lives' Rallies for Gun Control Taking Place Around the World
And more follow-up coverage since the shooting in Parkland, Florida, from Pacific Standard.
Prosecutors Will Seek the Death Penalty for the Accused Florida High School Shooter
Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in the first degree and 17 counts of attempted murder in the first degree.
Americans Worship the Second Amendment, but They Don't Respect Their Firearms
Research shows that over half of U.S. gun owners aren't storing all their guns safely.
We Asked Three Experts to Discuss the Role of Criminal Intent and Insanity in Our Legal System
In the wake of last month's deadly shooting in Parkland, Pacific Standard talked to a few leading scholars on how the insanity defense ought to be used in the courtroom.
Why School Shootings Produce More Political Polarization
Thoughts of death inspire us to cling more tightly to the beliefs that give our lives meaning—including our ideological stances.
Jeff Sessions Reveals the Department of Justice's Cluelessness on Gun Violence
The attorney general vowed to use the Department of Justice to confront America's gun problem. Well, sort of.