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Oct 1, 2015, 4:10pm EDT
  • October 8, 2015

    When a gunman threatened Ben Carson, Carson told him to target a Popeyes clerk instead

    "I believe that you want the guy behind the counter."

  • October 8, 2015

    The Daily Show's Trevor Noah shuts down Ben Carson's mass shooting fantasy

    "This guy would make the worst hostage negotiator ever."

  • October 7, 2015

    People magazine published all Congress members' phone numbers in a call to action on guns

    An incredible response to the Oregon shooting.

  • October 7, 2015

    At least 10 dead in Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon: what we know

    The shooting is one of more than 40 school shootings to occur so far in 2015 — but the first to result in "a major mass casualty incident at a school this year."

  • October 7, 2015

    Why Ben Carson's comments about the Oregon shooting are ridiculous

    "I would not just stand there and let him shoot me," Carson said.

  • October 6, 2015

    What The Daily Show's Trevor Noah gets wrong about pro-lifers and gun control

    His argument fundamentally misunderstands conservatives' beliefs.

  • October 5, 2015

    Read: Ronald Reagan's 1991 call for more gun control

    "This nightmare might never have happened if legislation that is before Congress now — the Brady bill — had been law back in 1981."

  • October 5, 2015

    Becoming a gun-free society would be hard. But we should still try.

    "As we've seen over the past 15 years with same-sex marriage, such deep cultural change is difficult — and possible."

  • October 5, 2015

    John Oliver exposes the hypocrisy of politicians who blame shootings on the mentally ill

    Stop blaming mental illness for shootings if you won't do anything about it.

  • October 4, 2015

    Stephen Colbert: Stop pretending mass shootings will magically stop on their own

    "One of the definitions of insanity is changing nothing and then pretending that something will change."

  • October 2, 2015

    Jeb Bush on mass shooting: "stuff happens"

    Echoes of Donald Rumsfeld's take on postwar chaos in Iraq.

  • October 2, 2015

    Donald Trump almost made a really good point about mass shootings

    So close. And yet so far.

  • October 2, 2015

    Programs that limit access to guns have decreased suicides

    When countries reduced access to guns, they saw a drop in the number of firearm suicides.

  • October 2, 2015

    The ridiculous number of guns owned by Americans, in one chart

    America has 4.4 percent of the world’s population but 42 percent of the civilian-owned guns.

  • October 2, 2015

    America's unique problem with gun violence, in one chart

    America has six times as many firearm homicides as Canada, and 15 times as many as Germany.

  • October 2, 2015

    Everyone blames mental illness for mass shootings. But what if that's wrong?

    An expert talks about what many people get wrong.

  • October 1, 2015

    Obama challenged the media to compare gun and terrorism deaths. So we did.

    Way more Americans are killed in gun homicides than in terrorist attacks.

  • October 1, 2015

    Watch: President Obama's furious reaction to another mass shooting in America

    Obama has repeatedly said that his biggest regret as president is his failure to pass significant gun control legislation.

  • October 1, 2015

    White House calls for more gun control after Oregon shooting

    Spokesperson says congressional inaction on guns is a "source of frustration" for President Obama.