School Shooting Survivors Call For a March on Washington as Trump Blames and Exploits Them

It took less than 24 hours for Republican lawmakers to rush to the defense of AR-15s after a 19-year-old killed 17 people with an AR-15 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday. On Thursday, Marco Rubio–who has received $3.3 million from the NRA as of October, according to the New York Times–said on the…

Donald Trump Emphasizes 'Mental Health' Instead of Domestic Violence After Texas Mass Shooting 

“Mental health is your problem here,” Donald Trump said in a press conference early Monday morning. Trump was addressing the cause, or what he believes to be the cause, of the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The latest in a seemingly unbroken timeline of mass shootings which…

Lies About Black America Are 'Central' to Gun Ownership: a Reporter on What We Get Wrong About Gun Violence

After Stephen Paddock opened fire at a concert in Las Vegas, killing more than 50 people, politicians fell into a frustratingly predictable pattern of inaction: outraged Democrats called for federal gun control while Republicans offered little more than thoughts and prayers, and a week later, there’s no sign of…

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