The Supreme Court's refusal to block the Sandy Hook lawsuit may lead to a flood of litigation, which ultimately may compel the gun industry to change the way it designs, markets and sells firearms.
The gunmaker's move to stop selling AR-15s to civilians is not a response to concerns about gun control. Instead it's a reflection of how prevalent the AR-15 and comparable weapons are in the US.
Polls show Americans want gun control, but it isn't a top-line issue for voters.
The Parkland school shooting not only spurred unprecedented national protests for gun control – it also prompted debates about the best ways to keep students safe.
A national survey of over 1,300 congregations found that religious leaders struggle to balance security concerns with carrying out a mission to be open to the communities they serve.
One year after the Oct. 1 shooting massacre in Las Vegas, a team of scholars from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers insights into how to best help those affected by the violence.
Since the 1980s, anyone can purchase firearms without legal restrictions, in the form of parts kits. But there is an ominous difference between gun kit makers and the distribution of 3D gun plans.
Previous trauma, race and access to support all affect a survivor's recovery.
Family members of Sandy Hook victims sued media personality Alex Jones over his claims that the killings were a hoax they participated in. Current law makes their lawsuit unnecessarily hard to prove.
America's gun violence debate is at a fever pitch – but it's part of a much deeper cultural reckoning.
Young activists are using journalism to advance their cause. Though their work echoes student activists and journalists of the 1960s, they use new tools not available to the activists of that era.
Student activists are presenting important, emotionally powerful counter-narratives to those of the gun lobby. Their success will depend on whether they can sustain these efforts.
When students walked out of school to protest what they see as lax gun laws, some risked punishment from their schools. But it may be worth it to send a message, a First Amendment scholar argues.
As part of preparing students to live in a democracy, schools should teach students how to engage in political dissent, a philosophy of education scholar argues.
The word only appears 14 times in the UK's parliamentary record between 1803 and 2005. Now it is everywhere.
The story behind the conspiracy theory that claims Florida shooting survivors are 'crisis actors' coached by the FBI.
Gun control advocates want to shut down the National Rifle Association's online video channel, NRA TV. A scholar looks at what its videos are actually about.
Research is the foundation for evidence-based policies. But because of funding prohibitions, there's little US research to inform the contentious debate around gun violence and gun control.
After mass shootings, calls go out to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. But data show this solution is misguided.
Data show the vast majority of people killed by gun violence are black and live in urban areas.