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Residents attended a prayer vigil to remember victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting at Walter Hall Park on May 20, 2018 in League City, Texas.

A hostage negotiator is teaching classes on how to avoid death in a mass shooting. Here’s the life-saving advice he gives churchgoers and doomsd...

Billy Jensen is a hostage negotiator and kidnapping expert, and his "undercover soccer mom" class is becoming popular, as deadly shootings mount.
Joaquin Phoenix stars as Arthur Fleck, who becomes the supervillain Joker.

‘Joker’ makes an explicit connection between mental illness and violence. Here’s why that’s dangerous and wrong.

The film blames the villain's cruelty on his mental illness — suggesting that people with mental illnesses are inherently violent.

Which gun control policies could prevent mass shootings, according to a gun violence expert

A gun violence expert said that it will take more than universal background checks and red flag laws to prevent future mass shootings.

Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke says ‘hell yes’ he will forcefully take back assault weapons from Americans — here are 5 co...

While no country is a pure analog for America, its peers have taken massive, successive steps to driving down killings, like destroying guns in bulk.
CVS is following in the wake of policy changes at Walgreens, Kroger, and Walmart.

CVS is just the latest retailer to come out against open carry, as the business world doubles down on store gun policies

In the wake of Walmart's decision to request customers from refraining to openly carry firearms in its stores, CVS is following suit.

Walmart hits a record high after announcing major overhauls to its gun policies

"We know these decisions will inconvenience some of our customers, and we hope they will understand," Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said.
This survey found that 29% of participants said that Walmart's firearms policy shift made them "more likely" to shop at the national retailer.

The NRA called Walmart’s new stance on guns ‘shameful’ and predicted it would cause shoppers to flee, but a new poll shows the retai...

CivicScience's latest poll found that a majority of respondents said that Walmart's new firearms policy wouldn't affect their shopping habits.
Check out what both sides of the gun debate are saying.

Walmart just overhauled its rules around gun sales in response to a series of deadly mass shootings — here’s how supporters and criti...

Democratic presidential candidates, March for Our Lives advocates, and gun-rights activists all weighed in.
People hold candles at the end of the prayer vigil at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) for the victims of a mass shooting, September 1, 2019 in Odessa, Texas. Seven people had been killed, in addition to the gunman and at least 21 others were wounded, including three law enforcement officers after a gunman went on a rampage. The man who has not been identified fled from state troopers who had tried to pull him over. The gunman then hijacked a United States postal van and indiscriminately fired from a rifle at people before the authorities shot and killed him outside a movie theater in Odessa.

There have been 289 mass shootings in the US so far in 2019 — here’s the full list

As of September 3, 2019, there have been more mass shootings in the US than there are days. At least 313 people have died in mass shootings this year.

Democratic presidential candidates have a new approach for tackling gun violence: Treat it as a public-health crisis

Candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker want to draw on tactics used by community-based organizations to fight gun violence.