A loud, angry and clear call for change came from Fort Lauderdale on Saturday as survivors of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, along with local leaders and community members, spoke to a rally of several hundred people.
By Jenny Marder, Laura Santhanam
When bullets enter a human body, they don’t just pierce tissue, they shatter bones and dislocate limbs.
Teachers react to Wednesday's deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Four months after the Las Vegas massacre, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate eases restrictions for gun owners.
By PBS NewsHour
Gun violence claims over 33,000 lives a year in the U.S., but the idea of bolstering gun laws remains deeply divisive. After a shooting in Las Vegas left 58 people dead and hundreds injured, 61 percent of Americans said they…
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, son of Sen. Robert Kennedy. Now, he's running for Illinois governor.
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
If there's a shooting at a school, should educators be prepared to shoot back? Across the country, 15 states already allow concealed carry of some kind in schools, with lawmakers in many more states considering or having recently debated the…
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered…
By Michael Boulter
Churches have often been a place for people on the margins to come in and feel welcomed. But that openness can also be a threat.
Devin Patrick Kelley, the man who attacked worshippers at a south Texas church Sunday, was found guilty of domestic violence in 2012, while serving in the military.
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