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School shooters usually show these signs of distress long before they...

Jillian Peterson, Hamline University and James Densley, Metropolitan State University Two years before he lined his schoolmates up against a classroom wall and...

From gun kits to 3D printable guns, a short history of...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University Gun rights activist Cody Wilson got a green light from the Trump administration in June to publish digital blueprints...

When can you buy a gun, vote or be sentenced to...

Laurence Steinberg, Temple University Societies have long grappled with where to draw the chronological age boundary between adolescence and adulthood. The United States stands apart...

Why Trump’s idea to arm teachers may miss the mark

Aimee Huff, Oregon State University and Michelle Barnhart, Oregon State University President Donald Trump’s proposal to arm teachers has sparked substantial public debate. As researchers of...

How the firearms industry influences US gun culture, in 6 charts

Michael Siegel, Boston University Americans have blamed many culprits, from mental illness to inadequate security, for the tragic mass shootings that are occurring with increasing...

Why is there so little research on guns in the US?...

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University On Valentine’s Day, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He killed 17...

The American public has power over the gun business – why...

Brian DeLay, University of California, Berkeley As teenagers in Parkland, Florida, dressed for the funerals of their friends – the latest victims of a mass...

In Las Vegas, excess and fantasy bleed into tragedy

Mark Gottdiener, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York In Sin City, people often do bad things to themselves. Rather than deal with...

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One way Trump went big league in his first 100 days

Mark Major, Pennsylvania State University Since FDR, a president’s first 100 days offer an important – if arbitrary – measure for evaluating success....