Protesters Left 7,000 Pairs Of Shoes In Front Of The Capitol For Children Killed By Gun Violence
The shoes represent the children killed just since the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. Protesters are pushing Congress to pass gun control legislation in the wake of the Parkland shooting last month.
Yes, Mass Shootings Have Gotten Worse. Here’s Why Researchers Know So Little About Them.
Although they dominate the headlines, mass shootings are less well studied than other forms of gun violence. And with the gun lobby poised to pounce on any scientist who suggests new restrictions without cast-iron evidence, many are reluctant to stick their necks out.
A DC Federal Court Just Ruled Carrying Guns In Public Is A "Core" Second Amendment Right
A federal appeals court in Washington, DC, ruled on Tuesday that the city's laws restricting public carrying of firearms amounted to a "total ban" on exercising that right. The decision breaks with courts elsewhere that found otherwise.