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September 23, 2021
School Shootings Are More Than Just an American Issue
Over the past two decades, America has seen more than two dozen deadly school shootings. This year, gun violence in schools has spread to Russia.
September 12, 2019
Congressional Races Are Our Best Shot at Gun Control
Even in California, it’s too easy to turn a gun purchased legally into an assault weapon.
March 12, 2019
Gun-Control Activists Should Also Take on America’s Drone Wars
Through its endless wars, Washington has been the true school shooter on this planet, terrorizing the global classroom with a remarkable lack of consequences.
February 5, 2019
I’m an 18-Year-Old Gun-Reform Activist and School-Shooting Survivor—Here’s Why I Still Have Hope
We’re not doing this because we want to. We’re doing it because we have to.
November 2, 2018
Voters in Washington State Are Poised to Pass Some of the Country’s Toughest Gun-Safety Laws
Organizers hope that Initiative 1639 will juice turnout in the midterms and show that gun-violence prevention is a winner at the ballot box.
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May 31, 2018
Advice to College Graduates in the Age of Trump
The terror beyond the school gates awaits you.
May 24, 2018
April 16, 2018
How to Be a Pacifist in a Gun-Loving Country
True security lies not in arming ourselves against other people, but in connecting with them.
April 5, 2018
Why the Right Mocks the Parkland Survivors
The attacks on the Florida teens are designed to humiliate, threaten, and dehumanize.
Patricia J. Williams
April 3, 2018
How the #NeverAgain Movement Is Disrupting Gun Politics
The gun-control movement has never been able to talk about race—until now.