Gun Control

On March 17, students at an Ohio public high school staged a walkout in the name of common sense gun legislation. School officials waived all punishment measures for students who chose to participate and sent all those who didn’t to ...

I understand the thrill of shooting a gun. For one blissful moment, everything melts away, and all that your brain focuses on is that satisfyingly heavy piece of metal molding perfectly into your hands. It gives you a power you ...

Emory will not rescind offers of admission to high school students who engage in peaceful protest in wake of the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting, according to Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admission John Latting. “We respect ...

On Valentine’s Day, a single person walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida. Five minutes later later, 17 people lay dead or dying, more than 20 were injured and countless others were plunged into incomprehensible grief. As ...

When we learned about the 17 deaths of innocent students and staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., we were deeply disturbed. But sadly, massacres have become more of a norm than a rarity. In 2017, ...

The Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church shooting is the largest mass shooting to take place in a church in America and the fifth largest shooting in the nation’s modern history — but it was preventable, and we cannot forget that. ...

Our civic education cements that the best of America comes from the U.S. Constitution and its Bill of Rights. According to politicians and history teachers alike, those 200-year-old documents created a great and powerful democracy based on majority rule with ...

In the past month, 90 million American gun owners didn’t kill anyone. But that fact didn’t matter to the 59 men and women who died in the Las Vegas shooting two weeks ago. It didn’t matter to the 49 people ...

Just a few weeks ago, Christopher Harper-Mercer posted on 4chan.org, “Don’t go to school tomorrow if you are in the Northwest” because he was planning on carrying out a small-scale, big-impact shooting at Umpqua Community College the very next day .  Less than 24 hours after posting this warning, Harper-Mercer made Oregon history as he strolled into an ...