gun control

domestic violence

Gun-Related Domestic Violence Calls Increased 74 Percent, New Report Finds

Between 2016 and 2017, the National Domestic Violence Hotline recorded a sharp increase in calls where firearms played a role in domestic abuse.
Marie Solis
6.22.18
school shootings

It's Been Nine Weeks Since Parkland. There Have Been 17 School Shootings Since

We spoke to 11 students who experienced school shootings after the dawn of the #NeverAgain movement.
Linda Yang
4.20.18
gun violence

Students Affected by Everyday Gun Violence Call for a More Inclusive Movement

"Where were all these supporters when my friends were getting shot and killed?”
Kimberly Lawson
3.30.18
gun violence

'The Media Have Neglected Us': Black Parkland Survivors Speak Out

“I am here today with my classmates because we have been sorely underrepresented and in some cases misrepresented."
Kimberly Lawson
3.29.18
Photos

'Do Better for Your People': Photos of Kids Marching for Their Lives

"It’s not fair that everyone has to go to school everyday worrying about getting shot."
Brandon John
3.24.18
How Does This Still Exist?

Domestic Violence Abusers Can Still Legally Purchase Guns

Currently, the Lautenberg Act bans those convicted of domestic violence from purchasing a gun, but there is still a major loophole in the law, which has not been addressed in 23 states.
Kimberly Lawson
3.23.18
gun violence

'We Cannot Live Normally': Stoneman Douglas Survivor on the March for Our Lives

Carly Novell spent two hours hiding in a closet during the Stoneman Douglas school shooting in February. Now, she's calling for others to stand up and march with her for an end to gun violence this weekend.
Kimberly Lawson
3.23.18
gun violence

These Two Students Were the Only Ones to Walk Out of Their School

“I was being recorded and laughed at, but I had to remind myself that I was fighting for what I believe in, and that it doesn't matter what they think of me.”
Kimberly Lawson
3.14.18
gun violence

What It Was Like to Organize the Walkout at My School Today

"What happened in Florida could be something that happens to me—the sad fact is a shootout could happen any day."
Linda Yang
3.14.18
activism

'This Is Preventable:' 11 High Schoolers on Why They're Walking Out Today

"I’m walking out because I refuse to offer empathy without any action to follow it."
Leila Ettachfini
3.14.18
gun control

'Yesterday, I Hid in a Closet': Teen Survivors of Florida Shooting Call for Reform

Students who spent yesterday hiding from a gunman armed with an AR-15 he purchased legally say this is the exact right time to talk about gun control.
Linda Yang
2.15.18
crime

After San Bernardino School Shooting, Calls to Local Women's Shelter Double

"And that's just that fraction of women who know about us and are ready to get our help."
Dexter Thomas
4.13.17
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