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“There are things that might happen despite your best efforts, despite doing everything you can.”
Rosemarie Reilly knew her ex might hurt her. But when she sought a restraining order, a judge allowed him to keep his guns.
Armslist is one of the easiest ways to buy a gun online — especially if you’re not supposed to have one.
The ALICE Training Institute was an early proponent of having teachers and students confront gunmen. There’s little evidence its approach works.
Shot and Forgotten
Isolated by their gunshot injuries, members of a resilient New York City artists’ collective are forging new identities through poetry, music, and design.
Las Vegas's death investigators witnessed the atrocities of the Route 91 shooting, then had to grapple with the difficult task of healing themselves.
New Mexico has a particularly high rate of youth suicide. Aurra Gardner was a distressed 16-year-old, and she knew where to find a gun.
Free to Shoot Again
A shocking number of shootings go unsolved. In some police departments, hundreds of cases aren't investigated at all. A joint investigation by The Trace and BuzzFeed News.
Roger Stringer testified against his son Zac in the fatal shooting that killed his younger child. Now he believes Remington’s defective rifle is to blame, and he’s fighting to hold the gun maker accountable.
How We Fix This
In Philadelphia, police often race shooting victims to the hospital rather than wait for paramedics. Experts in trauma and policing say more cities should consider it.
Florida Republicans have allowed the relentless pro-gun operator to become a de facto member of government.
Conspiracy theorists say the Newtown massacre was staged. Lenny Pozner has made it his life’s work to protect the honor of his murdered son.
Gun theft from legal owners is on the rise, quietly fueling violent crime across America.
Funneling more gun criminals to federal prison won't lead to fewer gun homicides. To understand why, just look at St. Louis.
For the Pulse "kids," Orlando created an eternal haven.