From schools to synagogues to newsrooms, reports of an “active shooter” have become more and more common in American life. The situation has gotten to the point that the FBI report called for members of the public to be trained in how to thwart active shooters.
Nearly 20 years after the mass shooting at Columbine High School captured the nation’s attention, some of the school’s current students are using its legacy to combat gun violence.
The Parkland community is appealing to parents of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to address the threat of suicide after last year’s deadly shooting.
Moco Students for Change has detailed plans for a sequel to last year’s protest, which saw thousands of D.C.-area students leave classes for a march in the shadow of the Capitol.
One year ago, familiar images flooded television screens across the country. They confronted their lawmakers. They rallied others to their cause. And then they took to the streets of D.C. to put on the March For Our Lives, make pleas for reform.
Supporters say these “red flag” laws are among the most promising tools to reduce the nearly 40,000 suicides and homicides by firearm each year in the U.S. Gun advocates, though, say such measures undermine their constitutional rights and can result in people being stripped of their weapons on false or vindictive accusations.
Two parents who lost daughters in last year’s Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize, saying the South Florida Sun Sentinel has stayed on the story to demand accountability long after the national media left.
The father of a Florida school shooting victim helped the White House celebrate Hanukkah on Thursday and lauded President Donald Trump as a “fighter” who has “retaken Washington for the American people.”
Records released by prosecutors reveal that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz trespassed on school grounds about six months before the massacre that left 17 dead.
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Wednesday returned to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building.
On My Take, Clinton Yates contrasts the 2015 protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and the recent March for Our Lives rally.
Hundreds of thousands came in from across the country to join the student-fueled rally against gun violence called March for Our Lives. Organizers expected up to half a million people in the District, with over 800 sister marches planned across the world in solidarity.
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