All Articles on Gun Violence

Threats of violence at a gun rally scheduled for Monday in Richmond, Virginia prompted Gov. Ralph Northam to declare a temporary state of emergency. News
Citing Threat From Armed Groups, Virginia Gov. Declares Emergency and Bans Guns at State Capitol
"This isn't about the Second Amendment," said activist Molly Conger, "this is about threats of terrorism."
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A mother and child place flowers at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting that killed 11 people and wounded 6 at the Tree Of Life Synagogue on October 29, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. News
On First Anniversary of Tree of Life Synagogue Massacre, Calls to Confront White Nationalist Ideology That Led to Slaughter
"They were killed by white nationalism. We must commit to defeating it."
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The only hope for sensible gun regulation is to challenge the corruption represented by the NRA by nonviolent demonstrations and action, enlisting the overwhelming majority of Americans in a movement for change.  (Photo: ©supattra ngorkcharoen/ Views
Can America Break Its Gun Addiction?
Other nations savaged by civil war or outside invasion may suffer greater casualties in a conflict, but we have made violence—and victims of violence—routine.
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As we face endless wars and the climate emergency with dwindling resources available to humanity, and while famines and lack of water become paramount as facts of life in ways we are not prepared for, those of us who hold to an ideal of a common humanity will have to confront these greatest of challenges. (Photo: Steve Eason/Flickr/cc) Views
"We Must Learn to Live Together as Brothers or Perish as Fools"
By uniting as a common humanity, we can ultimately address the enormous challenges facing us.
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'Why I Love San Francisco': City Board Applauded for Labeling NRA 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'
The resolution's author says that "nobody has done more to fan the flames of gun violence than the NRA."
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'Carnage That Could Have Been Prevented': West Texas Mass Shooting Provokes Fresh Calls for Stricter Gun Laws
"We've already lost far too many to gun violence—Congress must act now."
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The NRA Versus American Children
Children and teens in the United States experience much higher rates of gun deaths and injuries than in any other industrialized country
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Karina Cardoso and Linda Nevarez hold their cellphone flashlights up during an Aug. 4 vigil in El Paso for the victims of the Walmart shooting. (Photo: Lola Gomez/American-Statesman) Views
Violent White Supremacists Threaten Basic Civil Rights—and Our Lives
The federal government can largely stamp out domestic terrorism—or fan the flames.
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The rupture of social bonds, caused by the breakdown of society, income inequality, social stagnation and the disempowerment of the working class, is expressed in innumerable dark pathologies.(Photo: Mr.Fish) Views
The Curse of Moral Purity
Liberal elites have jettisoned genuine political life and retreated into self-defeating moral crusades in a vain and futile attempt to deflect attention away from the looming social, political, economic and environmental catastrophes.
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Before the manic response to school shootings and the madness of zero-tolerance, those students would have been counseled and redirected, but not expelled. Views
Stop Criminalizing Children in the Name of School Security
We need a more realistic law that balances security and responsibility with children’s right to make mistakes and to learn from them. Punish them. But don’t crucify them.
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