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US Gun Deaths

Stronger Gun Laws, Less Violence

Robert Muggah | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Robert Muggah

Strong gun laws are not equivalent to taking guns away from citizens. To the contrary, they consist of transparent rules and procedures designed to manage the possession, storage and carrying of firearms in order to limit access to legitimate users alone.

Guns, Intimacy and Tragedy for Women

K. Sujata | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact
K. Sujata

Put simply, the presence of guns dramatically increases the probability of death in incidents involving domestic violence. In 2011 almost two-thirds of women killed with guns were killed by their intimate partners.

Sam Stein

Guns Killed At Least 80 People The Week Prior To Elliot Rodger's Rampage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON --The Memorial Day weekend saw a community eviscerated by gun violence that left several dead and many more injured. But it wasn't UC S...

Steven Hoffer

Slain YouTube Gun Enthusiast Was 'Not Tied Up,' Police Say | Steven Hoffer | Posted 01.10.2013 | Crime

Georgia police are refuting claims that slain YouTube gun activist Keith Ratliff was found bound and murdered on a rural road. Ratliff -- the vict...

The Measure of a Massacre: Guns and Numerical Nonsense

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
David Katz, M.D.

In the current, intensifying debate about gun control, all valid arguments should be heard. A numbers-based argument is not among them. What matters here is what is being assaulted -- and that was never just a number.

YouTube Gun Enthusiast Dead In Apparent Homicide

Posted 01.10.2013 | Crime

A producer behind a popular gun enthusiast YouTube channel was found dead with a single gunshot wound to the head at his business last week. Police...

Janell Ross

Child Gun Deaths In U.S. In 1 Year Equal 6 Newtown Massacres | Janell Ross | Posted 12.23.2012 | Latino Voices

Police reports about the final moments of Demetrius Cruz’s life include the kind of information that is at once difficult to fathom and yet somehow ...

Janell Ross

As Newtown Shooting Grabs Headlines, 'Slow Drip' Of Gun Violence Continues | Janell Ross | Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

Friday night was supposed to be a celebration, a moment of young man levity after a nine-month stretch in which Avon Ball Jr. had worked to turn his l...