Larry Wilmore looked at “America’s conversation about not talking about guns,” detailing all the ways that the right changes the subject away from gun control after a mass shooting.
These online communities for the ill and the lonely let the killers know that after the deed, which usually includes their death, they will have lots of people following them.
Jeb Bush is the real life-version of the robotic, soulless, gaffe-prone Mitt Romney we parodied in the last election cycle.
The two biggest-name Republican candidates clearly don’t like each other very much, but they do appear to agree on one thing: There’s nothing more we can do about mass shootings.
The president was blunt: In order for the stem this “continuing cause of death for innocent people,” America needed to pass new laws.
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) released a fiery statement Thursday evening, in reaction to the mass murder at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.
There’s no more tangled issue in our age than the expanding right of the individual to bear arms when it collides with the right of society to be protected from troubled, armed individuals.
The father of a victim in Wednesday’s murder of the local TV crew in Virginia is quickly emerging as a new spokesman for gun control — determined that these mass shootings not just keep on happening.
A spokesman for the world’s largest retailer said the decision was based solely on demand and was not related to recent high-profile incidents involving the rifles.
Amy Schumer: ‘Two lives were tragically lost, and others injured. And I’ve thought about these victims each day since the tragedy.’
The Louisiana shootings took place almost three years to the day after 12 people were killed at a cinema in Aurora, Colorado.
FBI Director James B. Comey said agency employees should have rejected Dylann Roof’s attempt to purchase a gun because Roof had earlier been arrested for possession of drugs.
What’s needed is a long-term national effort to change popular attitudes toward handgun ownership. And we need to insist on protecting the rights of Americans who do not want to be anywhere near guns.
Bernie Sanders is considered the liberal savior of the 2016 political race. But there’s one issue in which he deviates from the party line: guns.
Clinton forcefully of the roles that racism, unchecked guns, and unacknowledged white privilege play in American culture, and how they contribute to violence and tragedy.
“If the thousands of young men killed by gun violence every year across America were young, poor and white — rather than young, poor and black — it is hard to imagine that our Congress would continue to block common-sense measures to keep guns out of the hands of criminals.”
Dive into the lunatic fringe of right wingers weighing in on the events in Charleston — and you’ll find some truly appalling, noxious, and deranged reactions. Here are just five of them
Former Australian prime minister John Howard explained: “How many more people need to be murdered by a madman to convince the government to do something?”