Gun Violence in America

Gun Control Sit-In Political Theater Can Be Used to Our Advantage

June 24, 2016

Codepink Co-Founder Medea Benjamin says let’s use this occasion to call for substantive gun control measures like a ban on assault weapons and closing background check loopholes

The Racist History of the 2nd Amendment and Why it Matters Today

January 13, 2016

TRNN Replay: Historian Gerald Horne tracks the evolution of the gun debate starting from slavery during the country’s founding, the post-Civil War reconstruction in the south, and through today’s era of mass incarceration

What The Changing Workplace Has to Do With Mass Shootings

October 12, 2015

Journalist Mark Ames explains how the pro-privatization and anti-labor measures of the Reagan years and beyond have bred a more hostile work environment, triggering more mass shootings in workplaces and schools

American Journal of Medicine: Higher gun ownership equals higher gun violence

October 1, 2013

Ladd Everitt: Gun violence in the US is off the charts compared to other countries.

Sikh Community Marks Anniversary of Wisconsin Temple Massacre

August 5, 2013

One year after six Sikhs killed in attack on Wisconsin temple, advocates say more action is needed to help prevent future tragedies

97th Anniversary of the Ludlow Colorado Massacre

April 20, 2011

Under the command of the Rockefeller family, the National Guard fires at strikers and their families to suppress a strike of 12,000 workers