Red flag laws are an important step in the right direction, but much more work is needed to determine the role of mental health in the lead-up to and aftermath of mass shootings.
A mass shooting in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. has been classified as a case of intimate partner violence.
Is there ever a satisfactory answer to questions about what motivated a mass shooter? There is, but it’s not what you think.
The Mass Casualty Commission into the mass shooting in Nova Scotia in 2020 makes several recommendations to meaningfully change Canada’s gun laws.
Analysis of the 10 years in which the US banned sales of assault weapons shows that it correlates with a drop in mass shooting deaths – a trend that reversed as soon as the ban expired.
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.