Jake Davison, the gunman in the UK’s worst mass shooting in a decade, has been linked to the ‘Incel’ movement – but what what do incels really believe?
Ten years after Anders Breivik killed 77 people in Norway, a look at how the country has changed.
A scholar explains the religious beliefs of Sikhs as well as the prejudices and barriers that many Sikhs in America face.
Stricter gun control laws may make mass shootings slightly less common, but other policies may work better to prevent mass shooting deaths.
The gun problem in Canada stems from sharing the world’s longest undefended border with the country that has the largest number of guns in civilian hands.
Gun violence as a whole is much more common, and much more deadly, than mass shootings are.
After mass shootings, politicians in Washington have failed to pass new gun control legislation, despite public pressure. But laws are being passed at the state level, largely to loosen restrictions.
A scholar of gender and religion who grew up Southern Baptist explains how literal teachings on the Bible inform members’ views on women.
Anyone hoping for gun reform should take note of how the aftermath of the UK’s worst shooting played out.
When many people believe the government is trying to take away their guns, events that make guns look bad can be misinterpreted as part of that nonexistent plan.
Lockdown conditions prompted by the COVID pandemic are among the likely reasons for a spike in domestic murder-suicides in 2020.
It’s been a terrible year for gun violence in America.
The increasing visibility of a wide range of militia and vigilante groups has repeatedly caught local communities and national leaders off guard.
A new analysis shows that the many Americans who have experienced being threatened by a gun or suffering a gunshot wound are significantly less likely to believe most people can be trusted.
Until we acknowledge that toxic white masculinity is fuelling mass murders, aggrieved white men will continue to commit them – and we’ll all continue to pay the price.
When resources are drained, people are tired and communities are recovering from trauma, social connection is vital.
Did the COVID-19 pandemic have an impact on the mass shooting in Nova Scotia?
People who take their own lives as a career response have different motives at different stages of their careers. This could help us understand the recent Molson Coors shooting in Milwaukee.
Teachers unions and gun-control advocates who decry the use of fake blood and simulated shootings have cause for concern. But getting students ready does take training and practice.
We do a disservice to survivors of major tragedies when we call them “heroes.” Instead, we should change our policies and attitudes to help them truly survive the disaster.