Coronavirus & Guns
Coronavirus fears prompted Americans to buy firearms in unprecedented quantities. And shootings are up in many cities. At The Trace, we’re reporting on the challenges the pandemic poses for preventing gun violence.
Mass Shootings Are Soaring, With Black Neighborhoods Hit Hardest
2020 is on pace to have the most mass shootings since the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive started tracking them. In their wake, anti-violence activists say the lack of public outpouring feels familiar: “Nobody cares about us.”