Violence

3 Ways To Elevate The Debate About Guns

Since the tragic shooting in Parkland, Fla., students have been pressing lawmakers for greater gun control, bringing with their appeals a maturity beyond their years. That maturity is something we could use: Debates about gun legislation have been tense and intractable, betraying only modest engagement with opposing points of view. More

Gun Control Versus Mental Illness: After Florida Shooting, Trump Deepens a Fraught Debate

After more than two dozen people died in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, President Donald Trump said Thursday that his administration was committed to tackling “the difficult issue of mental health.” The person identified as the shooter previously sought help for mental illness More