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Students take part in a procession in silence following a mass shooting in Santa Barbara, California on May 24, 2014.

10 strategies proposed to stop shootings in America, and how likely they are to work

Shootings in America have become a daily occurrence, and politicians and researchers all seem to have different solutions to stop them. Which will work?

It’s been 6 years since the Sandy Hook shooting. Here are the names and pictures of the 27 victims, including 20 children, who were murdered tha...

On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and shot 26 people, including 20 children.
Members of the Swiss federal army's honor guard in Bern, October 4, 2012.

Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here’s why it doesn’t have mass shootings

Here's what the US can learn from Switzerland, which has nearly eliminated mass shootings while maintaining a high rate of gun ownership.
Pink and Carey Hart in 2018.

Pink’s husband Carey Hart defends the 2nd amendment after posting a controversial image warning ‘looters will be shot’ during the Ca...

Carey Hart posted a photo of a group of men with guns and a sign threatening that "looters will be shot on site."
Rachael Joseph with an image of her Aunt Shelley's crime scene at a recent demonstration.

Survivors of gun violence are sharing pictures of their injuries and crime scenes: ‘This is our reality’

INSIDER spoke with three activists and survivors whose #ThisIsMyLane tweets went viral.

Doctors and nurses respond with stories of gun trauma after the NRA told them to ‘stay in their lane’

Medical professionals including surgeons, nurses, and EMTs shared tweets with the hashtags #ThisIsMyLane and #ThisIsOurLane.

Scientists pinpointed factors that put a community at risk of a mass shooting — and found 2 gun laws that could make a difference

Researchers analyzed 155 US communities where mass shootings have occurred, and found a clear pattern of risk factors.
Susan Orfanos, the mother of shooting victim Telemachus Orfanos.

‘I don’t want prayers. I don’t want thoughts’: Mother of Thousand Oaks shooting victim makes emotional plea for gun control

"I want gun control, and I hope to God nobody sends me anymore prayers," Susan Orfanos, the mother of shooting victim Telemachus Orfanos, said.

The NRA told doctors to ‘stay in their lane’ when it comes to gun deaths — and doctors are posting furious, devastating responses

Doctors pointed out that reducing gun deaths is very much their business. They're the ones who stop the bleeding and save lives when people get shot.
People comfort each other near the site of the bar shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 8, 2018.

The Thousand Oaks shooter reportedly used an illegal extended magazine in his hour-long fight with police

Ian David Long shot 12 people inside a Thousand Oaks, California bar and used an illegal extended magazine, police said.