Our national pride in being able to smile and “move on,” is built on a myth, writes Aine Greaney. How can we move on, when we rarely take time to...
Why is the gun industry exempt from the same civil liability that every other producer of commercially available products faces?
In the wake of Newtown, San Bernardino and too many others, it sometimes feels like we are well on our way to national acquiescence.
The recent school shooting in Oregon is one of 14 mass murders that have claimed 125 lives since 2009 and that were committed with legally purchased weapons.
Parental organizations bring us together as a community. They make us more powerful than we might be alone.
It is a time to honor the Newtown families — as they have asked us to — by turning away, and lowering our collective gaze.
Today on Beacon Hill, Gov. Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino make their cases for tougher gun laws. Also this week, recall elections in Colorado ousted two state senators who supported...
After acts of random or senseless violence, our natural instinct is to retreat. But what we really need is to come together.
When women put their collective hearts and minds toward something, they get it done.
Three men were murdered last month in Boston’s lower-profile neighborhoods. They are just as deceased as the bombing victims. Read anything about them?
Some of the most heinous crimes in recent memory have been carried out by young men.
The NRA says prosecutors don’t pursue gun crimes. A look at how the rhetoric squares with the facts.
The Newtown school massacre has brought renewed attention and public support to the issue of gun control. Now Congress faces what could be the biggest battle in a generation.
The critically important task of curbing of gun violence has thus far been reduced to political theater and unilateral executive actions that lack staying power.
Could it be that violent video games are an important outlet for aggression?
Some Americans seem confused about the word "freedom." Laws do not constrain freedom; they enable it. Without laws none of us are free.
It would be dangerously naïve to attribute the carnage of Newtown — and the grim litany of others before it — as something entirely apart from us.
Allow yourself to have a visceral reaction. To simply feel whatever you are feeling is an important first response.
Vigorously promoting the need to bear arms can have awful, unintended consequences.
When tragedy strikes and children are among the victims, nothing compares. Language fails in the wake of such senselessness. But parents also understand that their own kids might need some...