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GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA
Healing and Talking Guns in a Post Orlando World
New York writer/reporter
I saw the news on my phone and ran outside hollering. My dad lumbered up into the house and helped me navigate his TV to CNN. Initial reports and footage made at least one thing clear. "Lord have mercy, somebody did this because of hate," my dad said quietly.
Partners in Death: The GOP and the NRA
Richard North Patterson
Novelist and contributing opinion writer
Amidst the comprehensive moral and intellectual collapse of the GOP, nothing captures its utter bankruptcy more than the issue of gun violence. Lest this seem too stark, we must consider its stunning record of rhetorical and legislative obedience to the NRA.
American Families More Worried About School And Gun Violence Than Ever
Bless and Remember the Children of Newtown
Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin
Spiritual Leader, Israel Center of Conservative Judaism
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."
Gun Violence In America: Dozens Shot In Weekend Before Navy Yard Killings
'It Was Just Too Many Shots'
D.C. Teen: 'He Started Chasing Us With The Gun'
'It's All Inspired By Hadiya's Death'
STUDY: Gun Violence Surpasses All Forms Of Murder And Blacks Are Most Often The Victim
PHOTOS: New Orleans Moms Pray For An End To Gun Violence
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
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'I Saw Owning A Gun As Part Of Growing Up And Becoming A Man'
'He Got Shot On His Birthday'
'My Mom Turned Around, And This Guy Put A Gun To Her Stomach'
'I Got Shot Twice In The Right Leg And Once In The Face'
'I Don't Like Walking To The Store By Myself'
'75 Percent Of My Friends Are Locked Up Or Dead'
'When You Hear The Gunshots, You Shake A Little Bit'
'I Know Four People Who Have Been Shot'
'He Was Just Mad At The World And He Snapped'
'I Could Just Be Myself Around Him'
'He Was The One That Could See Me'
I'm Not An American, But I Still Care About Gun Control
19 years old and lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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
Disarming America's Gun Culture
Co-founders, GLOBAL MEANING INSTITUTE
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. Dr. Chuck Currie
Director of the Center for Peace and Spirituality and Universi...
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
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