Guns and Gun Control

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Gun violence in the USA keeps increasing at an alarming rate. An outdoor installation was created with crowd-sourced T-shirts and original messages.

Feb 27, 2024 / OppArt / Martha Lewis

LIBERATION

LIBERATION LIBERATION

Remembering Trayvon Martin (Mural in Cambridge MA).

Feb 23, 2024 / OppArt / Jesús Pizarro

March for Our Lives Protest

The #NeverAgain Movement Six Years Later The #NeverAgain Movement Six Years Later

After a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on February 14, 2018, hundreds of thousands of young people pushed for stronger gun control measures. How has their advocacy changed sin...

Feb 14, 2024 / StudentNation / Zachariah Sippy and Marie-Rose Sheinerman

A messy empty hospital dormitory room after an armed attack forced the closure of Fontaine Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Why Is the US Paying Kenya to Clean Up the Mess We Made in Haiti? Why Is the US Paying Kenya to Clean Up the Mess We Made in Haiti?

The Biden administration likes to talk about democracy, but when it comes to the disaster unfolding a few hundred miles from Miami, democracy is apparently far too dangerous.

Feb 6, 2024 / Amy Wilentz

An injured person is aided near the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024, in Kansas City, Mo.

What the Super Bowl Parade Shooting Has to Do With the Empire of the Gun What the Super Bowl Parade Shooting Has to Do With the Empire of the Gun

A mass shooting during the Kansas City Chiefs’ championship celebration reveals something dark about this country and the violence it exports around the world.

Feb 15, 2024 / Dave Zirin

Alex Jones, shot from above in profile, gesticulating and speaking into a boom mike.

I Finally Left Xitter Because of Alex Jones I Finally Left Xitter Because of Alex Jones

I regret not leaving all the other times I promised to. But on the Sandy Hook anniversary, I had to get out of there.

Dec 14, 2023 / Joan Walsh

A photo of a marble wall reading

If Only AR-15 Murder-Scene Photos Would Bring About an Assault Weapons Ban If Only AR-15 Murder-Scene Photos Would Bring About an Assault Weapons Ban

Washington Post leaders thought they were doing right by showing the carnage those weapons of war create. But we already knew that.

Nov 17, 2023 / Joan Walsh

A bump stock on an AK-47 at Good Guys Gun and Range on February 21, 2018, in Orem, Utah.

The Supreme Court’s Next Big Gun Case Puts Us All in the Crosshairs The Supreme Court’s Next Big Gun Case Puts Us All in the Crosshairs

If the court rules in favor of the gun lobby, we could see a return of bump stocks, which turn semiautomatic rifles into machine guns.

Nov 7, 2023 / Elie Mystal

Glenn Youngkin at a microphone in front of a

Guess What, Glenn Youngkin? The GOP Makes Gun Crime Worse. Guess What, Glenn Youngkin? The GOP Makes Gun Crime Worse.

New research shows that the gun death rate is highest in states controlled by Republicans. Virginia’s GOP governor wants voters to give him control anyway.

Nov 1, 2023 / Joan Walsh

Supreme Court Preview: This Term, It Can Always Get Worse

Supreme Court Preview: This Term, It Can Always Get Worse Supreme Court Preview: This Term, It Can Always Get Worse

With the liberals thoroughly outmatched, the upcoming term will not be a battle between right and left—it will be a battle between shades of extremism.

Sep 29, 2023 / Feature / Elie Mystal

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