Gun Violence

TOPSHOT - FBI agents are seen behind yellow crime scene tape outside Rancho Tehama Elementary School after a shooting in the morning on November 14, 2017, in Rancho Tehama, CaliforniaFour people were killed and nearly a dozen were wounded, including several children, when a gunman went on a rampage at multiple locations, including a school in rural northern California. / AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage (Photo credit should read ELIJAH NOUVELAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

California Shooter Killed Wife The Night Before Attacking School

Kevin Janson Neal, who on Tuesday went on a killing spree that left four people dead and 10 injured in northern California, also shot and killed his wife the prior night, officials say. Neal, 44, fata...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 14: U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House after returning from an 11-day Asia trip November 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Trump declared his 11-day swing through Asia a success before heading home today saying 'all countries dealing with us on trade know that the rules have changed.' Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump Tweets About Wrong Mass Shooting In Wake Of Latest U.S. Tragedy

Donald Trump has tweeted a bizarre response to the latest US mass shooting in which a gunman carrying a semi-automatic weapon and two handguns opened fire at multiple locations across a small Northern...
National Rifle Association (NRA) President Wayne LaPierre speaks during the NRA Leadership Forum in Atlanta, Georgia on April 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Surprisingly Says Vegas-Style Gun Mechanism Should Be Outlawed

The National Rifle Association, a major gun rights advocacy group that has spent millions of dollars lobbying against gun control legislation, says bump stocks like the ones used by the Las Vegas shoo...
A pair of cowboy boots is shown in the street outside the concert venue after a mass shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 1, 2017. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The Double Standard In How The Media Is Portraying The Las Vegas Shooter

As the nation reels from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, some people have noticed a double standard in how the media has portrayed 64-year-old Stephen Paddock versus other mass sho...
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 02: Hundreds of people gather for a vigil on the Las Vegas strip, for the victims of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival shootings on October 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lone gunman Stephan Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada opened fire on festival attendees leaving at least 59 dead and over 500 injured before killing himself. The investigation is ongoing. (Photo by Denise Truscello/Getty Images)

Las Vegas Shooter Set Up Cameras In Hotel Room

Stephen Paddock's motive is still unknown.
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 01: People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was hear on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A gunman has opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas, leaving at least 20 people dead and more than 100 injured. Police have confirmed that one suspect has been shot. The investigation is ongoing. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

As Usual, The NRA Goes Into Hiding After A Deadly Mass Shooting

On Sunday night, a man opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing at least 58 people and wounding more than 500. It is one of the deadliest mass shootings in history. As usual, membe...
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 19: (AUSTRALIA OUT) The family of Justine Damond (L-R) her sister-in-law Katarina Ruszczyk, brother Jason Ruszczyk and parents John Ruszczyk and Maryan Heffernan are seen during a vigil for their daughter at Freshwater Beach on July 19, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. Ms Damond was shot dead by police responding to her 911 call about a disturbance near her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States. (Photo by Kate Geraghty/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

For Shocked Australians, America's Gun Nightmare Hits Home

Sunday mornings on Sydney's Freshwater Beach are a rowdy affair. Hundreds of children and teenagers descend down the dunes and wade into the water, competing in swim-and-run races as part of Australia...
Jared Loughner (C) is shown in a courtroom sketch sitting with his attorney Judy Clark (L) during his hearing in federal court in Tucson, Arizona, August 7, 2012. Loughner pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in an Arizona shooting rampage last year, and will be spared the death penalty in exchange. REUTERS/Maggie Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)

Here's Why You Shouldn't Jump To Conclusions About Mass Shooters' Motivations

Just over half a decade ago, Jared Lee Loughner opened fire on then-Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) and a group of constituents she was meeting near a Tucson Safeway in Arizona. He killed six people and...