The "United We Stand" summit will bring together experts on hate-based violence and honor communities that have survived attacks. President Biden and Vice President Harris will give remarks.
In 2018, a 17-year-old gunman killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School. But even with an influx of time and money for mental health services, the community is still struggling with grief and trauma.
The CEO of a Georgia gun manufacturer testified in front of Congress on Wednesday, as part of an ongoing investigation by lawmakers into what is fueling the country’s high rates of gun violence.
Overwhelming majorities want to see universal background checks, raising the age to buy any kind of gun to 21 and red flag laws. But just a quarter trust the government to look out for them.
The 21-year-old suspect made music videos about shootings, and apparently posted thousands of times to a message board dedicated to sharing graphic photos and videos of violence.
In recent years, the medical profession has developed techniques to help save more gunshot victims, such as evacuating patients rapidly. But some trauma surgeons say that even those improvements can save only a fraction of patients when military-style rifles inflict the injury.
The effect of assault weapons is much greater in children, as the surface area of their organs and arteries are smaller, said Dr. Joseph Sakran, a trauma surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Because Uvalde is so small, a local Justice of the Peace had the horrible task of identifying slain kids after the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School. He says the images will stick with him.
"Is this the moment to reform gun laws?" British reporter Mark Stone from Sky News asked the U.S. senator.
The amount of resources devoted to studying gun violence is paltry compared to its public health impact. Still, the evidence shows certain policies might help prevent mass shootings.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Political Rewind team convenes for a special live 2 p.m. broadcast following Georgia's primary election. But first, we tackle the latest news out of Uvalde, Texas, after a mass shooting at an elementary school there.
Officials around the world are responding to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the deadliest such incident to take place in the U.S. in nearly a decade.
The bill creates offices at DOJ, DHS, and the FBI to track domestic terror threats. GOP lawmakers argue it could allow federal officials to ensnare parents, a charge DOJ rejects.
The shooting took place shortly before 9:30 p.m. local time Friday outside the WOW Hall, a concert venue and non-profit community center in downtown Eugene.