What Does Gun Control Look Like After the Michigan High School Shooting?

Who would have thought a locked drawer could loom so large?

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After a School Shooting, Should Parents Be Prosecuted?

A Michigan prosecutor hopes the strategy can prevent more school shootings. But some on both sides of the gun control debate are wary.

#debatable, #mass-shootings, #michigan, #oxford-charter-township-mich-shooting-2021, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #terrorism

Phillip Adams Had Severe C.T.E. at the Time of Shootings

A neuropathologist found an “unusually severe” form of the brain disease in the 32-year-old former N.F.L. player who killed six people in April before shooting himself.

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What Can Schools Do About Disturbed Students?

“There is no profile of a school shooter that is reliable.”

#children-and-childhood, #internal-sub-only-nl, #mass-shootings, #michigan, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #social-media, #washington-post

Heeding Warning Signs Before School Shootings

Readers criticize the school’s decision to allow Ethan Crumbley back into class, and the nation’s gun laws. Also: Chris Cuomo; gender-neutral in French; happiness.

#cnn, #crumbley-ethan, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #firearms, #french-language, #gender, #happiness, #mass-shootings, #oxford-charter-township-mich-shooting-2021, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks

Read the Prosecutor’s Remarks on Charging the Michigan Suspect’s Parents

In a news conference, the prosecutor in Oakland County, Mich., detailed what led the county to criminally charge the parents of the student accused of killing four classmates.

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3 Are Killed in Shooting at Michigan High School

A 15-year-old sophomore was taken into custody after firing a semiautomatic handgun 15 to 20 times at Oxford High School in Oakland County, Mich., the authorities said. The dead were all believed to be students.

#deaths-fatalities, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #mass-shootings, #oakland-county-mich, #oxford-mich, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks

Alex Jones Guilty in Sandy Hook Defamation Suits

A Connecticut judge’s ruling combines with decisions in Texas to grant a clean sweep for families of shooting victims in their cases against the Infowars host.

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‘Ghost Guns’: Firearm Kits Bought Online Fuel Epidemic of Violence

They are untraceable, assembled from parts and can be ordered by gang members, felons and even children. They are increasingly the lethal weapon of easy access around the U.S., but especially California.

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Mark Glaze, Influential Gun Control Advocate, Dies at 51

As the executive director of Everytown for Gun Safety, he took on the National Rifle Association and helped make gun violence a winning issue.

#deaths-obituaries, #everytown-for-gun-safety, #glaze-mark, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #mayors-against-illegal-guns, #national-rifle-assn, #newtown-conn-shooting-2012, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks

The Looming Crisis for the Gun Safety Movement

If they want their agenda to survive, activists will have to stop trying to ban guns — and focus instead on reducing the violence those guns bring. 

#constitution-us, #gun-control, #law-and-legislation, #mass-shootings, #new-york-state, #second-amendment-us-constitution, #supreme-court-us

What Happened After the Most Deadly Antisemitic Attack in American History?

In Mark Oppenheimer’s “Squirrel Hill,” he chronicles the aftermath of the Tree of Life shooting and how it affected the tightly knit Pittsburgh Jewish community.

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New Zealand’s Chief Coroner Opens New Inquiry Into Mosque Attacks

The move came after pleas from dozens of families of those killed in 2019 when a white supremacist opened fire on Muslims at prayer.

#christchurch-new-zealand-attack-march-2019, #forensic-science, #mass-shootings, #tarrant-brenton-harrison, #terrorism

St. Paul Bar Shooting Leaves 1 Dead and at Least 14 Wounded

Investigators said that they were searching for several gunmen and had not determined a motive for the shooting. A woman died at the scene.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #seventh-street-truck-park, #st-paul-minn

A Tech-Savvy Holocaust Memorial in Ukraine Draws Critics and Crowds

Traditionalists chafe at the contemporary-art approach to Holocaust commemoration being employed at Babyn Yar, a site of mass shootings in World War II. But it has brought visitors for an anniversary.

#art, #babyn-yar-holocaust-memorial-center-kyiv-ukraine, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #khrzhanovsky-ilya, #kyiv-ukraine, #mass-shootings, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #politics-and-government, #social-media, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #world-war-ii-1939-45

‘Hope Is Not a Plan’: Kroger Shooting Tested a Vigilant Town

A mass shooting inside a suburban Memphis grocery store was called “the most horrific event that has occurred in Collierville history.” But it was one the town had prepared for.

#collierville-tenn, #kroger-company, #mass-shootings, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #thang-uk

Russia Shooting: Gunman Kills Eight at University

A mass shooting at a provincial Russian university killed at least eight people in the latest outbreak of violence at schools or universities in Russia.

#deaths-fatalities, #firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #perm-russia, #russia, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks

4 Found Fatally Shot After Man Opens Fire on Deputies in Florida

The gunman killed a man, two women and an infant who were found in two homes near Lakeland, Fla., the authorities said. A girl, 11, also was wounded.

#attacks-on-police, #judd-grady, #lakeland-fla, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #polk-county-fla

Mass Shooting in Queens Leaves 10 Wounded

Seven bystanders were injured in a shooting on Saturday targeting three gang members in North Corona, the police said.

#corona-queens-ny, #mass-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #trinitarios-gang

Air Force Is Most to Blame for 2017 Church Shooting, Judge Rules

The ruling in the case, which was brought by the families of the victims, found that the Air Force was “60 percent responsible” for the massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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Congress Backs National Memorial Designation for Former Pulse Nightclub Site

Congress has adopted legislation to formally designate the site of the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., as a memorial to the 49 people who were killed there on June 12, 2016.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #mateen-omar-1986-2016, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #national-parks-monuments-and-seashores, #orlando-fla, #orlando-fla-shooting-2016, #pelosi-nancy, #pulse-orlando-fla-nightclub

Man, 20, Is Found Guilty in Colorado School Shooting

Devon Erickson was one of two students who planned and carried out an attack at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in which one student was killed and eight others were injured on May 7, 2019.

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Hollywood Take on Christchurch Massacre Provokes Anger in New Zealand

Members of the Muslim community denounced as “white saviorism” the director’s decision to focus on the response by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

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Austin Shooting: 13 People Are Hurt, Police Say

It was unclear how many people opened fire or what led to the shooting, the police said.

#austin-tex, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

Perceived Grievances Drove Virginia Beach Gunman to Kill 12, F.B.I. Finds

DeWayne Craddock, a city engineer who went on a shooting rampage in 2019, had been “fixated for years” on criticism at work, the F.B.I. said.

#craddock-dewayne, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #mass-shootings, #virginia-beach-va, #virginia-beach-va-shooting-2019, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

3 Dead in Shooting at Publix Supermarket in Florida

A woman, a child and a man were found dead from gunshot wounds inside a Publix grocery store in Palm Beach County on Thursday morning, the authorities said. The dead included the person with the gun, they said.

#florida, #mass-shootings, #palm-beach-county-fla, #publix-supermarkets-inc, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

A Gun Rights Win in California With Sights Set on the Supreme Court

A federal judge overturned California’s assault weapons ban. State officials vowed to win on appeal, but gun advocates are emboldened by a shifting Supreme Court.

#appeals-courts-us, #benitez-roger, #california, #firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #parkland-fla-shooting-2018, #second-amendment-us-constitution

When the Gunman’s Motive Remains a Mystery: Does It Matter?

Even when they try to explain themselves, perpetrators are unlikely to help make sense out of the senseless.

#atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #hate-crimes, #las-vegas-nev-shooting-october-2017, #mass-shootings, #orlando-fla-shooting-2016

What Comes After a Mass Shooting

Wednesday: “Mayors don’t have the luxury of offering prayers and platitudes,” Mayor Sam Liccardo of San Jose said.

#gilroy-calif-shooting-2019, #gun-control, #liccardo-sam, #mass-shootings, #san-jose-calif, #san-jose-calif-shooting-2021

Hialeah Shooting: 2 Dead and at Least 20 Injured

The police were searching for three people who fired into a crowd outside a Hialeah, Fla., banquet hall on Sunday in what was described as a targeted shooting.

#hialeah-fla, #mass-shootings, #miami-dade-county-fla, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

An Arms Race in America: Gun Buying Spiked During the Pandemic. It’s Still Up.

Preliminary research data show that about a fifth of all Americans who bought guns last year were first-time gun owners. Sales usually spike around elections, but the sheer volume is notable.

#firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #united-states

San Jose Gunman Detested Workplace Long Before Rampage, Police Say

The gunman, a maintenance worker at a transit agency in Silicon Valley, killed nine of his colleagues years after federal officials uncovered a notebook with his complaints.

#cassidy-samuel-james-d-2021, #mass-shootings, #san-jose-calif, #san-jose-calif-shooting-2021, #santa-clara-valley-transportation-authority

Gunman Kills 8 People at San Jose Rail Yard

The gunman, who killed himself, was an employee of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, a regional transit agency for Silicon Valley.

#california, #mass-shootings

Our Collective, Violent PTSD

It will take more than legislation for our communities to deal with the effects of the pandemic.  It will take people listening to one another.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #united-states-politics-and-government

Russia School Shooting Leaves Several Dead

The state news media reported shots and an explosion at a school in Kazan, a provincial capital east of Moscow, in what appeared to be a rare mass shooting in the country.

#deaths-fatalities, #firearms, #kazan-russia, #mass-shootings, #russia

Police Say Boyfriend Responsible for Shooting at Colorado Birthday Party

More than half of mass shootings in recent years involve a perpetrator who killed an intimate partner or family member, including the gunman who killed six people in Colorado Springs.

#colorado-springs-colo, #domestic-violence, #mass-shootings

Birthday Party Shooting in Colorado Springs Leaves 7 Dead, Police Say

The gunman shot and killed six adults before taking his own life at a mobile home park, officials said. A motive was not yet known.

#birthdays, #colorado-springs-colo, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

Justice Dept. Proposes Rule to Crack Down on ‘Ghost Guns’

The proposal came in response to a directive from President Biden to find a way to help combat gun deaths.

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‘Active Shooter’: How an Obscure Term Became a Shorthand for Violence

This law enforcement jargon has proliferated in recent years on social media and in breaking news reports. While it conjures fears of mass shootings, the term is often used imprecisely. Many reports turn out to be false alarms.

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How the A.T.F., Key to Biden’s Gun Plan, Became an N.R.A. ‘Whipping Boy’

The federal agency tasked with enforcing gun laws has been hamstrung for years by the firearms lobby. Now, the president’s plan to rein in gun violence hinges on the A.T.F.’s success.

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Memorial to Sandy Hook Slaughter Approved

The residents of Newtown, Conn., have approved a memorial to the children and staff killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the sadness has yet to abate.

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Video of N.R.A. Chief Wayne LaPierre Shooting an Elephant Draws Criticism

The footage was taken during a 2013 hunting trip in Botswana for an N.R.A.-sponsored television series, but it never aired. It was obtained by The Trace and The New Yorker.

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How a ‘Red Flag’ Law Failed in Indiana

A gunman killed eight people at a FedEx facility last week, despite legislation that sought to prevent people like him from acquiring weapons. What went wrong?

#deaths-fatalities, #fedex-corporation, #gun-control, #hole-brandon-scott, #indiana, #mass-shootings, #robertson-campbell

Uncomfortable Timing for a Supreme Court Gun Fight

The justices contemplate expanding arms rights in the wake of mass shootings.

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Shooting at Long Island Grocery Store Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Wounded

The police said that they were still searching for the gunman, who opened fire at the Stop & Shop in West Hempstead, N.Y., and that a current or former employee was a person of interest in the case.

#mass-shootings

How Much Sway Does the N.R.A. Still Have?

The group’s lobbying power is diminished — but that hasn’t shaken Republican opposition to gun control.

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Tell Me the One About the Presidential Candidate Who Ran for Mayor

Or the mayor who ran for president.

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Kenosha Shooting Leaves 3 Dead

A suspect was still at large, the authorities said. Last year, a police shooting in Kenosha was followed by protests and the killings of two demonstrators.

#deaths-fatalities, #kenosha-wis, #mass-shootings

In a Spasm of Violence, Indianapolis Faces the Country’s Latest Mass Shooting

The country grappled with yet another bloody rampage, only weeks after back-to-back mass shootings last month in Atlanta and Boulder, Colo.

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Indianapolis Faces the Country’s Latest Mass Shooting

The country grappled with yet another bloody rampage, only weeks after back-to-back mass shootings last month in Atlanta and Boulder, Colo.

#fedex-corporation, #indianapolis-ind, #indianapolis-ind-shooting-april-2021, #mass-shootings, #sikhs-and-sikhism