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Opinion: Our Mass Shooting Culture Makes Me Constantly Worry When I'm In A Public Space

Over the years, my anxiety over mass shootings has become a sort of continual low-level hum. And I know that I'm not alone.

March For Our Lives Knows They Got One Big Thing Wrong. As They Head Into 2020, They're Fixing It.

The Parkland students dominated our politics and culture through 2018 — then stepped away. Last week, about 300 young activists came together to reorganize and own up to what they say are mistakes around diversity.

A Pro-Gun Parkland Shooting Survivor Had His Harvard Admission Revoked Over Racist Remarks

Kyle Kashuv had repeatedly used the n-word in Google Docs in the months before the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, screenshots revealed.

If You Graduate Right After A Mass Shooting, Good Luck: You’re On Your Own

“Do I really want to raise my child in this world? It’s just crazy. Where shouId I go? Where is the safest place? When you think about it, nowhere is really safe, anywhere.”

Therapy Dogs For The Parkland Shooting Survivors Got Their Own School Yearbook Page And It's Pretty Amazing

"Including them was a really good representation of what we have gone through," said one student. "These dogs are going to be there until the last of us are gone."

A Parkland Teacher Warned There Wasn't Enough Mental Health Support After The Massacre. Now She Is Seeing Her Worst Fears Realized.

“I know what’s coming,” Kim Krawczyk said last year. "The level of depression is going to be detrimental if we don’t plan or properly treat it.”

Suicides In Parkland Have The Community In Crisis Mode

More than a year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, two young people have killed themselves. The community is now working overtime to offer support.

This Is How America Tries To Protect Students From Mass Shooters

While the school shooting in Parkland reignited calls for gun control, officials have begun hardening schools and classrooms and outfitting students and teachers with their own defenses.

“Now You Have A Seven-Hour Rehearsal Where You Have To Sing And Cry": After Parkland Students Survived The Shooting, Their Show Had To Go On

Dave Cullen captured inside details of how a group of teens grew into leading activists of the #NeverAgain movement. Read an exclusive first excerpt of his book Parkland out Feb. 12.

A Man Allegedly Harassed Parkland Victims' Families On Instagram By Posing As The Shooter

Using the guise of the handle "nikolas.killed.your.sister," Brandon Fleury allegedly wrote, "I took Jamie away from you" and "Cry for me."

Louis C.K. Reportedly Joked, “I Like To Jerk Off And I Don't Like Being Alone"

During a Wednesday night set in California attended by the Daily Beast, the comedian joked about his sexual misconduct controversy.

A Parkland School Safety Report Calls For Arming Teachers And Spending More On Security

Nearly a year after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, a tough, sweeping report concludes that students are still unsafe and officials are not doing enough to fix it.

Louis C.K. Mocks Parkland Shooting Survivors, Asian Men, And Nonbinary Teens In Leaked Audio

"You didn't get shot — you pushed some fat kid in the way, and now I've gotta listen to you talking?"

Parkland Parents, Teachers, and Students Powerfully Recall The School Shooting That Changed Their Lives — And The Nation

In intimate testimonies, the moms and dads of students killed during the Parkland high school shooting, along with students and teachers who were there, revisit that February day, its pain, and what they lost.

Two “Heathers” Episodes Were Pulled In The Wake Of The Pittsburgh Mass Shooting

The show was initially canceled after the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting.

A Parkland Survivor Delivered A Powerful Speech During The Kavanaugh Hearing That Moved People To Tears

Aalayah Eastmond told BuzzFeed News she hopes her testimony will allow the Supreme Court nominee to look at gun reform from her perspective.

A Young Anti-Gun Activist Was Shot And Killed Walking To The Store

Delmonte Johnson was a member of Good Kids Mad City, an advocacy group founded in the wake of the Parkland school shooting.

Fred Guttenberg, Whose Daughter Died In Parkland, Has A Message For Brett Kavanaugh

Guttenberg said he wanted to shake the Supreme Court nominee's hand and warn him gun violence can happen in any community: “As a father, it should be a concern to him.”

Yes, Schools Might Soon Be Able To Use Federal Funds To Buy Guns. Here's Why.

The money comes from an Obama-era grant program, which was created to help states foster student health and academic achievement.

The Alleged Parkland Gunman Asked School Officials For Special-Needs Help Before The Shooting

A new report offers an in-depth look at Nikolas Cruz's educational history and the two mistakes school officials made that resulted in a loss of support for a troubled student.

Most Teens Think Tighter Gun Control Would Reduce Mass Shootings, According To This Survey

The answers show that teens see the nuances of the gun control debate.

The Father Of Two Parkland School Shooting Survivors Was Shot And Killed In A Robbery

“Sometimes they express it by crying, sometimes they are quiet,” a friend who spoke on behalf of the family said of their grief.

Two Security Guards Won't Be Returning To Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School After The Shooting

Andrew Medina and David Taylor, assistant baseball coaches who served as security monitors during the Parkland shooting, just had their names withdrawn from a list of school district employees.

How XXXTentacion’s Life Reflects Our Culture Of Violence

If we are going to judge the rapper for his violent behavior, we also need to consider where that violent behavior originates.

An 18-Year-Old Posted A Rap Online. Then He Was Arrested For Threatening A School Shooting.

Michael Schmitt’s rap song was crude, but was it a crime? "They painted me as a school shooter, and that's terrifying," said the 18-year-old, who’s been on house arrest since March.

Stoneman Douglas High School Students Performed "Seasons Of Love" At The Tonys And Everyone Was Sobbing

Drama students who survived the shooting in Parkland, Florida, took the stage at the Tony Awards to perform the iconic song.

A SWAT Team Cleared The Home Of David Hogg After A Hoax Call

Hogg, speaking to BuzzFeed News, called the dangerous stunt a distraction.

This Is What The Next Phase Of March For Our Lives Will Look Like

Emma González, David Hogg, and Jaclyn Corin spoke with BuzzFeed News about their upcoming voter registration drive.

"We're Not Trying To Take Your Guns": Two Santa Fe Students Pushing For Gun Reforms Say They Don't Feel Supported By The Community

Megan McGuire and Bree Butler, two Santa Fe shooting survivors, said they are not receiving local support for their efforts to push for gun safety.

The Parkland Playbook Doesn’t Work In Santa Fe

The March for Our Lives teens energized the nation after the shooting at their school. They quickly realized the tactics they used in Florida needed to be changed for Texas.

Here's What The Parkland Kids Are Saying About The Santa Fe High School Shooting

"Santa Fe High, you didn’t deserve this," said Emma González.

The Officer Who Waited Outside During The Parkland Shooting Will Get A Pension Of More Than $8,000 Each Month

Scot Peterson retired from the Broward County Sheriff's Office after facing criticism for his response during the massacre. Now he's getting a hefty pension check.

A Judge Said The NRA Has To Actually Name A Teen Who Wants To Sue Florida Over New Gun Control Laws

The ruling said the NRA cannot add anonymous plaintiffs, despite the potential for online harassment and threats.

Gunmakers Could Have A Hard Time Saying No To These Peace Activists

Faith-based investors want gun companies to change the way they do business. That’s why they’re taking a stand from the inside.

Trump Says Video Games Cause Violence, But Research Shows They Actually Do The Opposite

Once again people are pointing to video games after a school shooting, and even the White House is getting involved.

"On My Block" Star Ronni Hawk Has Apologized For Past Pro-Trump Tweets, Saying She's "Evolved"

Ronni Hawk tweeted support for Trump and against gun control. Fans wanted her character written out of On My Block, a show about low-income people of color living in a neighborhood plagued by gun violence.

A Parkland Student Who Was Shot Five Times Is The First Victim To Sue Over The Massacre

The family of Anthony Borges, who was shot while protecting his classmates during the shooting, is suing Nikolas Cruz and those it says failed to stop the 19-year-old gunman.

This Village Banned Assault Weapons After Parkland. Residents Don’t Want To Talk About It.

The small village of Deerfield, Illinois, introduced a dramatic and sweeping assault weapons ban after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Just don't ask them about it.

A Sinclair TV Host Has Resigned After He Tweeted About Violently Sexually Assaulting David Hogg

Jamie Allman, who hosted a nightly show at a Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate in St. Louis, had tweeted that he was "getting ready to ram a hot poker up David Hogg's ass," sparking widespread outrage and an advertiser boycott.

Alex Jones Is Being Sued For $1 Million For Wrongly Identifying A 24-Year-Old As The Parkland Shooter

Marcel Fontaine is suing the conspiracy theorist and his website for linking him, without evidence, to the Parkland, Florida, school massacre, resulting in threats and online harassment.

At Least 26 Companies Have Now Pulled Their Ads From Laura Ingraham's Fox News Show After She Mocked A Parkland Survivor

"The decision of an adult to personally criticize a high school student who has lost his classmates in an unspeakable tragedy is not consistent with our values," one former advertiser said.

Here Are The Hoaxes And Conspiracies Still Going Around About The Parkland Students

The teens who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida became huge targets for online misinformation. And it's still happening.

«Marche pour nos vies» : les images les plus marquantes de la mobilisation contre les armes à feu

Des milliers de personnes ont défilé le 24 mars aux États-Unis, six semaines après la fusillade du lycée de Parkland, pour demander un contrôle renforcé des ventes d'armes à feu.

People Are Sharing A Fake Picture Of A Parkland Survivor Tearing Up The Constitution

The real photo is from a Teen Vogue photo shoot, and shows Emma González ripping up a shooting target poster, not the Constitution.

Here Are Photos Of Some Of The Youngest Voices At The March For Our Lives Rallies

Children of all ages marched for their lives around the world.

Emma González Stood Silently On Stage For Minutes In A Powerful Protest

"Since the time that I came out here, it has been 6 minutes and 20 seconds," said González. The shooting in Parkland lasted that period of time.

Why Does The NRA Almost Always Win?

The NRA didn’t get so powerful by just handing politicians money. This is how they do it.

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