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Aug 4, 2019, 1:05pm EDT
  • October 2, 2019

    Democrats have been discussing the same ideas on guns for 25 years. It’s time to change that.

    There should be a Medicare-for-all or Green New Deal for ending gun violence.

  • August 21, 2019

    Trump echoes NRA talking points, showing that “background checks” talk was all a charade

    It took Trump two weeks to go from saying he wanted to do something to trying to justify doing nothing.

  • August 14, 2019

    A Republican senator is putting forward a bill to criminalize domestic terror

    But experts in the field aren’t sure such legislation will help the fight against white nationalist terror attacks like El Paso.

  • August 13, 2019

    Chuck Schumer wants Trump to redirect border wall money to gun control initiatives

    The Senate won’t be back for three weeks. Democrats are scrambling to keep the focus on gun control.

  • August 12, 2019

    A Norwegian white nationalist tried to kill Muslims at a mosque

    Police says he was inspired by the attacks in Christchurch and El Paso.

  • August 9, 2019

    The drama over Mitch McConnell’s Twitter account, explained

    Twitter is giving Republicans more fuel for their bias claims.

  • August 9, 2019

    The El Paso shooter told police that he was targeting Mexicans

    "They were praying, ‘Please! Please! Don’t shoot me.’"

  • August 9, 2019

    Trump’s sudden push for a possibly doomed background check bill, explained

    There’s reason to be skeptical anything will happen soon.

  • August 8, 2019

    Why the El Paso shooter isn’t being charged with terrorism

    How the law defines terrorism, and what that means for the fight against white nationalist terror, explained.

  • August 7, 2019

    Why video games aren’t causing America’s gun problem, in one chart

    When we look at the top video game–consuming countries, there’s one clear outlier.

  • August 7, 2019

    Trump described an imaginary “invasion” at the border 2 dozen times in the past year

    The president’s racist language was also used by the El Paso shooter.

  • August 7, 2019

    Trump would rather blame Democrats than grapple with his “invasion” rhetoric

    The false equivalency Trump is using to dismiss concerns that he’s inspiring violent white supremacists, explained.

  • August 7, 2019

    Pete Buttigieg’s plan to combat domestic terrorists and pass gun control laws, explained

    It’s a good start, but it’s incomplete, some experts say.

  • August 6, 2019

    Trump is visiting El Paso and Dayton. Some local officials aren’t happy.

    Trump’s trip to the sites of recent mass shootings and the controversy surrounding it, explained.

  • August 6, 2019

    Millions of gamers manage not to shoot people. #VideoGamesAreNotToBlame is for them.

    Do video games turn you violent? A set of Twitter hashtags reveal that’s not the right question.

  • August 6, 2019

    The El Paso shooting isn’t an anomaly. It’s American history repeating itself.

    Why white supremacist violence is rising today — and how it echoes some of the darkest moments of our past.

  • August 6, 2019

    Fox & Friends pushes incendiary “invasion” conspiracy theory — even after El Paso shooting

    While Trump live-tweeted, host Brian Kilmeade defended the conspiracy theory at the core of the shooter’s manifesto.

  • August 6, 2019

    Mexico’s threats to take legal action against the US for El Paso, explained

    The Mexican government said it’s considering extradition of the El Paso suspect, and other steps in response to the attack.

  • August 6, 2019

    Dayton, Ohio, shooting: what we know

    A mass shooting in Dayton’s Oregon District left nine dead and at least 27 wounded. The shooter was killed by police.

  • August 6, 2019

    El Paso Walmart shooting: what we know

    A suspect is in custody after at least 22 people were killed and 27 more were wounded.

  • August 5, 2019

    A new approach to guns in America

    On this episode of Today, Explained, German Lopez breaks down the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton.

  • August 5, 2019

    Obama denounces gun violence and white nationalism after recent mass shootings

    "No other developed nation tolerates the levels of gun violence that we do."

  • August 5, 2019

    Police “neutralized” the Dayton shooter in 30 seconds. He still shot 14 people.

    The timeline is some of the strongest evidence yet that the "good guy with a gun" myth is just that.

  • August 5, 2019

    Neil deGrasse Tyson tried to “well, actually” the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings. It didn’t go well.

    Tyson has apologized for telling people they were being too emotional in reacting to the El Paso and Dayton shooting deaths.

  • August 5, 2019

    The Dayton, Ohio, shooter reportedly kept a “rape list” of potential victims

    The Dayton shooter’s history of misogyny fits into a large and disturbing pattern.

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