gun violence

Aurora shooting victims have to pay $700,000 unless they drop the appeal against Cinemark

After losing a lawsuit against the movie theater where the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting took place, survivors and families were faced with a stunningly insulting offer.

Kelly Kanayama | September 6, 2016 - 2:08 pm

10 Celebs Use Their Platforms To Speak Out Against This Week’s Police Shootings

Celebrities aren’t always praised for their social justice warrior-ism. But celebrities are responding to this week’s police shootings of two black men to ignite change, promote awareness, or at the very least, join the…

Marissa Miller | July 7, 2016 - 9:32 pm

This Satirical “Thoughts And Prayers” Game Pinpoints What The GOP Doesn’t Seem To Understand About Gun Violence

The game was recently put up on GOP Arcade, a website dedicated to creating humorous and painful games skewering our current election.

Bronwyn Isaac | June 17, 2016 - 6:01 pm

This One Terrifying Statistic Puts Gun Violence In The U.S. In Perspective

Shooters may have problems beyond access to guns, but that access makes it a lot easier for them to kill innocent victims.

Kelly Kanayama | June 14, 2016 - 2:05 pm

50 People Dead In Orlando LGBT Nightclub Shooting, Making It The Largest Mass Shooting In US History

This…was not a record we really needed to break. Fuck.

Karen Fratti | June 12, 2016 - 12:04 pm

Kalamazoo Shooter Was An Uber Driver Who Picked Up Passengers In Between Killings

The latest shooting spree suspect in the United States of America’s Saturday night rampage has turned out to be a 45-year-old Uber driver named Jason Dalton.

Dalton even…

Katrin Higher | February 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm

11-Year-Old Who Shot And Killed An 8-Year-Old Will Be Behind Bars Until He’s 19

His parents have yet to be prosecuted.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 5, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Facebook Will Start Blocking Private Gun Sales

Gun violence continues to rage on in the United States. There were 372 mass shootings in the U.S. last year, killing 475, and wounding even more. U.S. shootings since 1963…

Katrin Higher | January 30, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Women Murdered For Rejecting Man While Living In A Patriarchy

Please bookmark this post for the next time someone suggests gun violence and toxic masculinity are not real problems.

Lauren Duca | January 26, 2016 - 12:00 pm

My Molotov Christmas In Brooklyn

When my boyfriend asked me why I was hesitant about coming to spend Christmas with his family in Brooklyn this year, I knew I’d have to tell him what happened

Darnycya Smith | December 25, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Sandy Hook Mom Speaks Out: “Gun Violence Has Already Become The New Normal”

Hockley and other parents have watched in horror as the influx of shootings have increased and become more normalized, using the tragedies as urgency and fuel for their growing compassion…

Bronwyn Isaac | December 14, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Update: What We Know About The San Bernardino Shooting

The motives of the shooters remains a mystery, although the act itself falls under the umbrella of domestic terrorism, neither of the suspects have criminal records or any previous affiliations…

Bronwyn Isaac | December 3, 2015 - 11:30 am
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