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Mass shootings news and analysis from The Nation
January 9, 2017
The One Law That Could Have Prevented the Fort Lauderdale Shooting
If Alaska had a gun-violence restraining order on the books, Esteban Santiago might never have made it to Florida with a deadly arsenal.
August 26, 2016
Why Thousands of Texas Students Carried Dildos to Class This Week
What’s the best weapon against a handgun? Sometimes, a dildo.
July 14, 2016
Black Lives Still Matter
In order to truly ensure that, we will have to confront the broader culture of violence that has long gripped this nation.
June 29, 2016
Gun Control for Dummies, and Democrats
Why base gun-control legislation on the wildly dysfunctional terrorism watch list?
June 24, 2016
What I Learned at an Orlando Gun Show
The queer fight against guns must be broader than background checks and no-fly lists. We need a culture war on violence.
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June 22, 2016
Demanding Votes on Gun-Control Bills, John Lewis Leads a Sit-in of the House
Lewis, Donna Edwards, Elizabeth Esty, and other Democrats promise to keep demanding action on gun violence.
June 22, 2016
Why Is a Major Gun Manufacturer Trying to Seal Documents in the Sandy Hook Lawsuit?
Looming depositions might shine bright new line into how assault weapons are sold.
June 21, 2016
Talking Guns With a Glib Sociopath
Stop ignorantly scapegoating innocent guns.
June 20, 2016
These Senators Want to Stop Terrorists From Buying Guns (Unless They Use Craigslist)
What’s the point of adding suspected terrorists to no-buy lists if background checks are still easily avoided?
June 17, 2016
‘It’s Like Responding to a Battlefield in a Civilian Community’: Medical Professionals Declare Gun Violence a Crisis
Doctors have an intimate view of the uptick in mass shootings.