Mass Shootings Are a Symptom of a Problem That Gun Control Won’t Solve

School shootings are a symptom of a very large, very dangerous problem. They are not simply a symptom of a need for gun control, or a symptom of a lack of accessible mental health services, or a symptom of an over-medicated, desensitized youth population.

Denyse Christian, visits a makeshift memorial with her son Adin Christian, 16, a student at the school, outside the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting, in Parkland, Fla., Feb. 19, 2018. (AP/Gerald Herbert)

While the outrage and horror being expressed about the most recent mass school shooting that took place on Valentine’s Day in Florida is certainly warranted, the anger is incredibly displaced. Anger, disappointment, fear and sadness are all acceptable and understandable emotions to experience after an event such as this takes place in the United

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Post-Sandy Hook: Bulletproof Whiteboards Used By Schools For Protection

The products are a godsend for some, yet others are targeting the company for profiting off tragedy.

In 2003, a 17-year-old student in a rural Minnesota community walked into his high school armed with a .22 caliber pistol and hunted down two of his classmates, killing one with a shot to the head and another with a shot to the chest. Ten years after the carnage caused by Jason McLaughlin, who has since been sentenced to life in prison, the

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Senators Feel Public Anger Over Votes Against Universal Background Checks For Guns

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) has seen her approval ratings plummet following her vote against the proposed gun control legislation.

A funny thing happened on the way back from the Senate… Senators -- many for the first time in their professional careers -- faced true voter outrage for their votes on the universal gun background check law, which was defeated on the Senate floor. The bill, created as a bipartisan effort and introduced by Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) and Pat Toomey

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