Gun Control

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 ...

  Americans, more than any other nationality, love guns. As a corollary, we have way more of them than any other nation has. So it isn’t surprising that we have a relatively high rate of gun violence. However, relative to the number of guns in ...