Why Suicide? The Worst Question of Them All

Survivor Rochelle Fritsch reminds us that asking “Why?” won’t help prevent suicide or comfort survivors. In fact, it may be the worst thing to say.

Why We Want to Believe Conspiracy Theories

Matthew Rozsa holds conspiracy theorists to the same standard of skepticism that they claim to use.

The One Rule for Boys Everyone Must Know

Dr. Max Wachtel speaks out on the one rule that can save our boys.

Sometimes, All You Can Do is Hug Your Kids

It’s been two years since Pete Wilgoren covered the Newtown, CT tragedy for a news station. He takes us back to how he felt that day and what he did.

So Now We’re Suing The Gun Manufacturers?

Siobhán Lynch does not believe the lawsuit by parents in Newtown against Bushmaster, the maker of the AR-15, is the way forward on the guns issue.

There Have Been 92 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook and Zero Gun Law Changes

Instead of learning how to read and write, children are training to avoid getting shot in school.

A Tale of Two Tragedies

Paul Blest on two heartwrenching tragedies and what we can learn from them.

There Has Been an Average of One School Shooting Every Other School Day So Far This Year

Last year was supposed to be a year of action to curb gun violence in our schools. But three weeks into the new year, statistics suggest that the problem could actually be worsening.

Since Sandy Hook, Tracking Mental Health Changes Nationwide

Funds for mental health budgets were slashed a combined $4 billion from 2008 to 2012. However, in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December experts have watched that trend sharply reverse.

Mr. Wolf is in the Building

A seven year old explains the chilling new security drill at his school.

North Carolina Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Gun Owners to Carry Firearms in Bars and Playgrounds

It will soon be perfectly legal, in North Carolina, for gun owners with a concealed-carry permit to “bring their weapons to playgrounds, bars, and public recreation areas.”

Senator Manchin: Gun Control Bill Not Dead Yet

Senator Joe Manchin said, “We’re going to work this bill with all of our hearts.”

Young Men Committing Violence: How Have We Failed Our Boys?

How do we talk honestly about the issue of male-perpetrated violence without casting masculinity as the cause? Because we know that the vast, vast majority of men are good citizens who are adding to the goodness of the world.

Teaching Our Kids About Tragedy: “There is Nothing Wrong With Being Scared”

Boston Marathon bombing reminded Whit Honea of a conversation he had with his son after Sandy Hook, and how love overcomes fear

AFP: US Senators Reach Deal on Gun-Sale Background Checks

Senators struck a hard-fought compromise Wednesday, which may result in the most ambitious change to gun laws since 1994.

Before We Talk Gun Control, Let’s Talk Self Control

School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself