Gun Control

Read: 5 Students Shot, 1 Killed Leaving Football Scrimmage at Roxborough High School

5 Students Shot, 1 Killed Leaving Football Scrimmage at Roxborough High School

The victims, ages 14 to 17, were heading to their locker room when at least two gunmen who were waiting in a vehicle fired dozens of rounds.

Read: How RFID Technology Can Reduce Gun Violence

How RFID Technology Can Reduce Gun Violence

RFID-based smart guns could significantly reduce the rate of gun violence, including suicides, homicides, and accidents.

Read: Opinion: U.S. Politicians Must Get a Backbone, Pass Gun Laws to Prevent School Shootings

Opinion: U.S. Politicians Must Get a Backbone, Pass Gun Laws to Prevent School Shootings

Campus hardening measures can only go so far in preventing school shootings. We need stronger gun laws to truly make our campuses safer.

Read: Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

More than 4,300 people ages 1-19 died of firearm-related injuries in 2020 — a 29.5% increase from 2019.

Read: 9 Dead in Russian School Shooting

9 Dead in Russian School Shooting

In response to the school shooting, Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling for new gun control measures.

Read: An Updated List of States That Allow Concealed Guns on Campus

An Updated List of States That Allow Concealed Guns on Campus

These states allow the concealed carry of guns on college campuses.

Read: Everytown for Gun Safety, Teachers Unions Urge Schools to Reassess Lockdown Drills

Everytown for Gun Safety, Teachers Unions Urge Schools to Reassess Lockdown Drills

Although 95% of American public schools regularly conduct some sort of active shooter drill, the groups recommend students not be involved.

Read: ‘The 2018 Yearbook’ Depicts 37 People Killed in School-Related Shootings

‘The 2018 Yearbook’ Depicts 37 People Killed in School-Related Shootings

One of the Yearbook’s creators is Scarlett Lewis, whose son, Jesse, was shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School seven years ago today.

Read: California High School Gunman Used ‘Ghost Gun’ in Mass Shooting

California High School Gunman Used ‘Ghost Gun’ in Mass Shooting

Ghost guns are assembled from parts, can’t be traced and are legally sold at gun shows and online.

Read: Virginia Tech Panel Review: State Adopted 74 of 91 Safety Proposals

Virginia Tech Panel Review: State Adopted 74 of 91 Safety Proposals

The Virginia Tech Panel was created by then-Governor Tim Kaine to perform a review of the school and law enforcement response.

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