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In today’s America, random mass murder has merged with ecological devastation. more

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“His hour of political triumph became another hour of mindless tragedy in a nation that cannot or will not keep weapons of death from the hands of madmen who walk its streets.” — Jules Witcover more

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Helen Gibson

Marshall County, Kentucky experienced 2018's first major school shooting. In its aftermath, the rural community is still healing—and grappling with an uneasy conversation on gun control. more

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The relationship between the National Rifle Association and the gun lobby is symbiotic and deadly. more

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Alexandra Tempus

Wisconsin high schoolers—and older constituents, too—show the NRA-favorite House Speaker that his hometown ground is shifting. more

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Lorie Shaull

The gun group knows it can’t win a fair and open debate; like Trump, it needs a crisis or war to deflect the conversation. more

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Wisconsin students leading the effort to keep up the gun-reform momentum have a bold plan to go nationwide ‘until change is made that would save lives on a daily basis.’ more

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Rick Reinhard

A remarkable groundswell against the status quo on guns in America. more

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Vince Reinhart

Theoretical children are useful: they are predictable and generalizable. They lend themselves easily to political agenda. But theoretical children don’t exist. more

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A few choice words from the White House in preparation for the March for Life. more

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What if twenty terrorists attack the school? The only way a Good Teacher with an AR-15 can protect his students is with a bumpstock. Good thing they’re still easy to get. more

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Alexandra Tempus

High schoolers in Madison join tens of thousands across the nation in a massive show of unity, walking out of class together to protest gun violence and advocate for gun control. more

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Australia’s stringent gun control laws aren’t likely to be adopted in the U.S. anytime soon. But we can learn something from their political organizing. more

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In a society where the guy with biggest gun rules, I’m a sitting duck. more

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We don't need more guns, police officers, and metal detectors to create healthier and more loving learning environments. more

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Michael Hertz

Yes, getting rid of these weapons would take real political effort. The people who make money off selling guns will fight this tooth and nail. But our country is ready. more

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States are passing “super preemption” bills that go one step further to thwart local action on issues like guns and immigration. more

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What would it mean for black students to sit in a classroom knowing their teacher was armed? more

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The NRA has some unexpected openings in its corporate partnership program...and that’s a good thing! more

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