After a Weekend of Deadly Shootings, Republicans Offer Renewed Support for Red Flag Laws
Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., already have such legislation, also known as extreme risk protection order laws, in place.
The DOJ Is Finally Bridging the Gap Between Online Radicalization and Domestic Terrorism
The choice to treat the El Paso, Texas, shooting as domestic terrorism opens up law enforcement's ability to investigate 8chan and the sites where extremism finds a home.
A Deadly Weekend in America Renews Attention to Congress' Languishing Gun-Control Bills
Could a weekend of deadly violence in the United States lead to federal gun-law reform?
Archiving Grief Five Years After the Isla Vista Attacks
A misogyny-fueled killing spree spurred reams of news coverage. Now an online archive aims to allow a community to tell its own story of grief.
Cory Booker's Gun Control Plan: An Essential Reading List
Booker's proposal includes a gun licensing program, an assault weapons ban, and more support for victims and communities of gun violence.
Viewfinder: A Remembrance Service for the Christchurch Victims
Guests and members of the public look on during a National Remembrance Service at Waitangi Park on March 29th, 2019, in Wellington, New Zealand.
A Week of Mourning After the Christchurch Shootings (in Photos)
Communities across continents held vigils, protests, moments of silence, and prayer services.
Gun Violence Spreads Like a Contagious Disease. Can School Shootings Be Cured Like One?
Survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, have advocated for treating gun violence as a public-health issue.
Viewfinder: Mourning the Victims of a Shooting in France
A man lights candles at a vigil on December 13th, 2018, in memory of the victims of an attack near the Christmas market of Strasbourg in France.
California Has Some of the Country's Strictest Gun-Control Laws. How Could a Mass Shooting Happen There?
A quick look at the regulations and numbers doesn't necessarily suggest the state's laws are useless.
How Mass Shootings Impact the Mental Health of Survivors
After the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, here's what research can tell us about the tragedy's effects on mental health.
A Look Into the Evidence That 'Lone Wolf' Terrorists Are a Pack
Studies find that many of them connect with like-minded believers online and broadcast their ideology and intentions before they act.
To Discuss the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, We Have to Discuss Trump
In his two years in office, Trump has done plenty to legitimize views previously considered too extreme for political discourse—and that, in turn, has opened the door for political violence.
Viewfinder: A Vigil in Pittsburgh for Victims of the Synagogue Shooting
People arrive for a vigil at the Allegheny County Soldiers Memorial in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 28th, 2018.
Viewfinder: Crosses Mark the Las Vegas Massacre Anniversary
Retired carpenter Greg Zanis, who installed 58 crosses last year—one for each person killed—set up the memorial again with new crosses for the massacre's anniversary.
White Mass Shooters Are Treated More Sympathetically by the Media
New research finds they are more likely than their black counterparts to be portrayed as victims of mental illness.
A Massive New Study Puts a Pin in One of the Oldest Myths About Mental Illness
Researchers find that those who have a mental illness are more likely to be the victim of a violent crime.
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.
Viewfinder: A Funeral for a Victim of the Santa Fe High School Shooting
The coffin of Santa Fe High School shooting victim Sabika Sheikh, 17, is carried during her funeral service in Stafford, Texas, on May, 20th, 2018.