It was the week when a year’s worth of intemperate and nasty tweets finally bit back.
The dozens of well-intentioned organizations advocating for gun control aren’t getting anywhere, writes Tracy Mayor. What we need is a bully.
Flipping just a handful of the eight GOP Senate seats up for re-election next year, writes Miles Howard, would give any piece of gun control legislation a new chance.
The public health community needs to collaborate with journalists, write three interdisciplinary colleagues from Boston University, to increase the visibility and relevance of gun violence research.
Americans have a long and troubling history of abandoning an ideology only after they’ve experienced its most grotesque consequences, writes Miles Howard.
Until we are ready to work towards making the acceptable unacceptable, there are, in reality, no “lone” gunmen, writes Sandro Galea. They are abetted by the society they attack.
If a person who kills dozens of people is "pure evil," what are the people who prevent society from enacting any means of limiting such a person from obtaining guns...
My bank says I will get the money back, writes Bill Littlefield, but that's not enough. I want to find out who took it and what's going to happen to...
The tragedy is bound to reopen our gun control debate and the assertion by Second Amendment fundamentalists that gun control is unconstitutional, writes Rich Barlow. They're wrong.
In a world of mass shootings and rampant gun violence, Barbara Beckwith, a former gun owner and one-time hunter, reconsiders the gun as just another toy.
Alex Green writes that Trump's words play brinksmanship with the notion of assassination in a country that has a long history of dangerous innuendo, political violence and murdered public figures...
One day we look back on this time and measure our government’s response to the chaos.
Despair is worse than lazy; it is evil. This is no time to give up, change the subject, and “just get on our with our lives.”
An activist and Black Lives Matter supporter wonders why she’s afraid to watch viral videos of these episodes. A special, off-cycle edition of Heavy Meddle.
John Winters, an arch-liberal, says the sit-in over a gun control vote was a bust, and for good reason.
Steve Almond says there is a more direct means of making your voice heard on gun violence in this country: Divest from the gun industry.
Joanna Weiss proposes a bipartisan shortlist of things we should be able to agree on, post-Orlando.
Erika Fine responds, in verse, to the the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Janna Malamud Smith says that our best opportunity to diminish the violence is to carry on the conversation with each other, to donate blood rather than wantonly shed it.
Following the shootings, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee went on a self-congratulatory rant on Twitter. “I called it,” he wrote.