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I’m a Florida Teacher in the Era of School Shootings. What Happens in My Classroom During a Lockdown Drill Should Horrify Americans.
“'Remember,' I tell the children, looking them in the eyes in the darkened classroom. 'Remember to keep the scissors open. They’ll stab better that way.'"
States Set Aside Millions of Dollars for Crime Victims. But Some Gun Violence Survivors Don’t Get the Funds They Desperately Need.
“There is this money that’s just sitting there and underutilized because people don’t know about it or are unable to access it,” said one expert.
What we know about the deadly phenomenon.
from the Gun Violence Archive
Through the first six weeks of 2018, there were at least 76 incidents and 171 deaths.
Sometimes before authorities know they’re missing.
More than 100,000 people are hit by a bullet every year. Most live. If you're one of them, we want to hear your story.
Thousands of weapons go missing in the state each year.
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To Reduce Shootings, Hospitals Vow to Treat the Wounds Doctors Can’t Fix
How Ohio is using an influx of federal assistance for crime victims to help gunshot patients avoid getting hurt again.
The Debate Over Crime Rates is Ignoring the Metric That Matters Most: ‘Murder Inequality’
Focusing on the neighborhood level is the best way to understand violence in America. Here are six charts that prove it.
How Handguns Became the Good Guy’s Gun of Choice
As violent crime rates drop, fear, savvy marketing, and NRA-backed laws have given pistols an extreme makeover.