Gun violence is a serious issue in the US. Gun violence results in thousands killed and injured annually in the US. There have been more mass shootings in the US than in any other country. School shootings are common in the US.
The actions of one heroic football coach has prevented tragedy at a high school in Oregon. When encountering a student armed with a loaded shotgun, the brave coach calmly embraced the troubled teen and defused the situation.
A gunman has opened fire inside an elderly apartment complex in Vancouver, Washington – killing one person and injuring two – and barricaded himself in an apartment, triggering a massive police response and an hours-long standoff.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has scored a big win over San Francisco, forcing the city to “clarify” a recent resolution dubbing the group a homegrown “terrorist organization” and urging businesses to cut ties.
Violent scenes of kids running from an armed attacker are publicly applauded when released by a charity working against such tragedies, but what about a fashion show recycling such imagery? Is this fear porn or raising awareness?
Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke says he has forwarded a so-called “death threat” to the FBI, after Republican Congressman Briscoe Cain suggestively told the candidate his rifle was “ready” for him to confiscate.
The San Francisco, California supervisors declaring the National Rifle Association a “domestic terrorist organization” seems like virtue-signaling, but it may well be a major escalation in the culture war already shaking the US.