Presidential Candidates on Virginia Shooting and What To Do Next


Training more people nationwide to recognize the signs of mental illness is important and could prevent future tragedies.

The NRA vs Pediatricians


You wouldn’t go to a gun lobbyist or a Smith and Wesson executive for advice about your health.

Social Contexts of Youth Bullying


We need to stop thinking about bullying as a youth problem, and instead look at how bullying “trickles down” from adults to young people.

Light Between the Bars: The Road to Redemption


A man put a group of prison inmates in a room with nothing but a camera. The result is stunning.

The Senseless Death of a Boy, and the Grief of the Cop Who Couldn’t Save Him

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A cop’s honest, heartfelt pain after witnessing the effects of gun violence and the death of a little boy the same age as his own.

What’s Worse Than Witnessing Gun Violence?

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Some black men are starting to believe their bad press, so a Chicago author offers this tip.

Why Can’t America Control Its Violence Epidemic?


In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.

Do Guns Improve Safety?


Should guns be used for safety? What do the numbers say?

Who Are the “Good Guys With Guns”?

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Alex Yarde wants to look beyond the next news cycle on the epidemic of unarmed killings of black males.

Bloodlines Are Being Eliminated in the Black Community


Author Joe Carter speaks on how violence against black males is wiping out some family bloodlines

Let Him Cry


Adam Dyer recalls feeling trapped as an angry young teenager. And as a man, having to bargain with society to let him express his emotions.

“Gun control advocates to only restrict political opponents guns?”

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Guns Don’t Kill People, Gun Culture Does