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Gun Violence in America

Sabrina Siddiqui

American Families More Worried About School And Gun Violence Than Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers may have moved on from the gun control debate that ensued after the 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connectic...

Bless and Remember the Children of Newtown

Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin | Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin

To truly honor the deceased, it is incumbent upon us to remember the name of each and every precious child and adult. When Jacob blessed Joseph, he said: "in them may my name be recalled."

Sam Stein

Gun Violence In America: Dozens Shot In Weekend Before Navy Yard Killings

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just after 1 a.m. this past Sunday, police in Shreveport, La., stumbled upon a horrifying scene at the city's Cedar Grove neighborhood. ...

Jason Cherkis

'It Was Just Too Many Shots'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.22.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

Jason Cherkis

D.C. Teen: 'He Started Chasing Us With The Gun'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.19.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

Joseph Erbentraut

'It's All Inspired By Hadiya's Death'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.12.2013 | Chicago

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

STUDY: Gun Violence Surpasses All Forms Of Murder And Blacks Are Most Often The Victim

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2013 | Black Voices

By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - Nearly four times as many young murder victims in the United States were killed by...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

PHOTOS: New Orleans Moms Pray For An End To Gun Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.07.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- July 4, 2012, was Independence Day as usual for New Orleans native Chanda Burks. As she'd done almost without exception in recent years...

Carly Schwartz

'I Saw Owning A Gun As Part Of Growing Up And Becoming A Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.03.2013 | San Francisco

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the United States about their experiences with gun violence. This is one in...

'He Got Shot On His Birthday'

The Huffington Post | William Wrigley | Posted 07.01.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'My Mom Turned Around, And This Guy Put A Gun To Her Stomach'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

'I Got Shot Twice In The Right Leg And Once In The Face'

Posted 06.24.2013 | San Francisco

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'I Don't Like Walking To The Store By Myself'

Posted 06.21.2013 | Detroit

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'75 Percent Of My Friends Are Locked Up Or Dead'

Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'When You Hear The Gunshots, You Shake A Little Bit'

Posted 06.19.2013 | Chicago

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. These are two teens' st...

'I Know Four People Who Have Been Shot'

The Huffington Post | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.18.2013 | San Francisco

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'He Was Just Mad At The World And He Snapped'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'I Could Just Be Myself Around Him'

Posted 06.14.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'He Was The One That Could See Me'

Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

I'm Not An American, But I Still Care About Gun Control

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 07.29.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

Yes, it's true that I don't live there, and I'm not American, so why should I care? However, I think this outsider's viewpoint is important.

Gun Deaths Shaped By Race In America

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 03.25.2013 | Black Voices

Gun deaths are shaped by race in America. Whites are far more likely to shoot themselves, and African Americans are far more likely to be shot by some...

Disarming America's Gun Culture

Alex Pattakos | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Alex Pattakos

It's time that we as a nation get serious about not only treating the "symptoms" of violence, including gun violence, in America but also its root causes. Talk is not enough, nor is simply reacting to each tragic event in isolation.

God Not Guns: Tucson Argues For Gun Limits To Reduce Violence

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

The question for people of faith is where we place our trust: with God or guns?

Religious Leaders Call For Calm, Civility After Arizona Shooting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) Tucson Bishop Gerald Kicanas was thousands of miles away from the shooting rampage that rocked his Arizon...