The lone wolf metaphor used to describe mass shooters misinforms views of extremists – and law enforcement efforts to deter the violence.
A gunman at Michigan State University shot dead three people before taking his own life. Two criminologists explain how the incident fits a pattern of campus attacks.
Gun policy scholars explain why even supporters of gun control often believe new restrictions are doomed to fail.
President Biden outlined his achievements in key policy areas and sketched out his plans for the rest of his term in office.
Mass shooters over the age of 60 are rare, but often differ from younger gunmen in motives and actions prior to their attack.
Once seen as the Chinese Beverly Hills, Monterey Park is now seen as Asian America’s ‘town square’ – the impact of a mass shooting there will ripple across the country.
Even people who are only indirectly exposed to these repeat tragedies, such as first responders and those affected by media coverage, can experience profound and long-lasting grief.
For the first time, researchers have been able to produce estimates of the rate of hate crimes against LGBTQ people.
A university professor who researches emergency management suddenly found himself in the middle of one of Canada’s worst mass shootings.
A recession in the US would lead to more workplace shootings.
At least six people have been killed in an attack at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. It happened amid a surge of mass shootings in the US.
Colorado is one of 19 states that have laws in place to prevent individuals believed to pose a threat from obtaining guns. But a preventive order needs to be petitioned before it can be issued.
Lone gunman incidents have been very rare in Thailand’s history.
Since 2017, the FBI has warned US Congress that the rise of white nationalism and the violence of extremist militia groups is a dangerous domestic terrorism threat.
The unending stream of violence on news and entertainment programming can have a negative impact on kids of all ages.
Study after study has shown that men tend to be more willing to put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Why some men rise to the occasion – and others don’t – has been a bit trickier to pin down.
GOP political ads are becoming more extreme in their use of weapons to demonstrate armed resistance against those opposed to their militant views – including other Republicans.
A scholar of gun culture looks at the roots of Americans’ love affair with firearms – and their willingness to accept gun violence as a price of freedom.
An anthropologist explains the power of purification rituals, such as bringing down a building following a tragic occurrence in it, and why they help reduce our anxieties.
Norse symbols and references to Valhalla repeatedly show up the manifestos of far right terrorists. An expert explains why.