Thursday on Political Rewind: Polling shows Americans want lawmakers to take action to curb the rate of gun violence in our country. But what if gun violence was framed as a public health crisis? Data-driven preventative measures and other tools used to fight disease could be used in the fight against the epidemic of gun violence.
The Mexican government sued U.S. gun-makers and distributors in federal court for damages caused by illicit firearms. Experts say it's a long shot but the move could ramp up pressure on the U.S.
Thursday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden laid out a strategy for combatting spiraling gun violence in cities across the country, calling for cities to tailor their own plans for using $350 billion from the federal COVID Relief Fund to fight violent crime. The proposal marks a change from calls by liberals to shift funding from police departments in the wake of last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests.
Plus, the U.S. Supreme Court is addressing cases that deal with impactful subjects such as Obamacare and voting laws and procedures. What are the potential implications and repercussions here in Georgia?
Some communities in the city have been experiencing a noticeable rise in shootings. They're also grappling with strained relations with the police.
Civil rights attorneys announced Monday they filed a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta for the death of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner during demonstrations last summer.
One small startup in Portland, Ore., is helping place former gang members and others involved in gun violence into well-paying green energy jobs.
Although they're still a statistical anomaly, one explanation for the latest uptick in killings is that with the COVID-19 pandemic, perpetrators have had time to plan their attacks, one expert says.
The city of Savannah is asking parents to secure guns and hold kids accountable to prevent gun violence.
We're just 18 weeks into 2021, and already the U.S. has experienced 194 shootings in which four or more people were shot or killed, excluding the shooter.
Scott Simon recounts some of the lives lost to gun violence in the past weeks, in and out of the spotlight.
The mass shootings in the Atlanta area and Boulder, Colo., cast a spotlight on this type of violence in the U.S., where the death rate is nearly 100 times higher than in the United Kingdom.
We learned more about the suspect in the Georgia shootings than the victims, possibly because the women who died may have been too busy working to leave long histories on social media.
A mother of two, an Army infantry veteran and a massage therapist are among the named victims of the shooting attacks that killed eight people, mostly women of Asian descent.
For eight short years, Secoriea Turner was a bubbly, bright child who loved to dance, make TikTok videos and make new friends. She lit up every room she entered.
When Secoriea Turner, an 8-year-old Black girl from west Atlanta, was killed in the aftermath of Rayshard Brooks’ death, civil rights attorney Mawuli Davis knew something had to be done.
“We believe Secoriea should be lifted up as a martyr of this movement,” he said.