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Category: Gun Violence
School Shootings in US Already at a Record
Many were not the mass killing events that schools typically drill for, the authors say. They were an extension of rising everyday gun violence.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Hold the Fireworks
From the Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v. Wade to the persecution of whistleblowers, this July 4th exploded with reasons not to celebrate.
American Gun Culture & Frontier Mythology
Contrary to the imagery of the Wild West, Pierre M. Atlas says many towns in the real Old West had tougher restrictions on the carrying of guns than the one just invalidated by the Supreme Court.
‘Hardening’ US Schools
William Astore says the idea of putting students and teachers inside pseudo military bunkers represents a surrender to the notion of schools as potential sites of gun combat and mass death.
Chris Hedges: America’s Gun Fetish
There will be no gun control, not only because of the gun lobby and a corrupt political class, but because for many white Americans the idea of the gun is the only power they have left.
Arbery’s Killers & the Logic of Slave Patrols
All three suspects were found guilty on Wednesday. It is clear that racism infected every aspect of the case, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Hollywood’s Gun Love Raises Shooting Risks On & Off Set
Prominent placement in high-profile films can result in a significant bump in sales for gun models, write Brad Bushman and Dan Romer.
Undercounting US Civilians Killed by Police
An additional 17,000 deaths occurred over a four-decade period, the authors say, citing their own research.
US Wars Come Home to Roost
Coleen Rowley spotlights the ever-growing list of domestic blowback incidents.