Articles tagged: gun violence
Texas Is Considering a Violence Prevention Effort Outside of Law Enforcement—Without Challenging Gun Rights Head On
A new bill would establish a statewide office that would be the first of its kind in the South, and among the first in the country.
This story was originally published by The Trace, a nonprofit newsroom covering gun violence in America. Sign up for its newsletters here. When Rodney McIntosh ...Read More
After the second Texas mass shooting in a month, Democrats call for action while Republicans promise to protect the “God given rights” of gun ownership.
On Saturday afternoon, two state troopers pulled over a man in Midland, Texas, for apparently failing to use his turn signal. The driver grabbed his rifle and b...Read More
The outrageous shooting of a man in his own apartment has triggered calls to reform Dallas’ toothless, decades-old system of police oversight.
In the 1970s, the Dallas Police Department was pressured to diversify after a white cop killed a 12-year-old Mexican-American boy in a game of Russian Roulette....Read More
Nearly four dozen people, including at least six children, have been killed (so far) in Texas mass shooting incidents this year.
According to the Gun Violence Archive and ShootingTracker.com, America has averaged more than one mass shooting per day so far in 2015. Twenty-one of those mass...Read More
The white community says it deserves our respect, but white-on-white crime and a tradition of anti-government violence should give us all pause.
It’s happened again — another story of organized crime and violence in the white community. This time the threat is very close to home. In our own backyard,...Read More