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Why Americans are buying more guns than ever

Aimee Huff, Oregon State University and Michelle Barnhart, Oregon State University Americans have been on a record gun-buying spree in recent months. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic...

Firearm-makers may finally decide it’s in their interest to help reduce...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University Mass shootings have become a routine occurrence in America. Gun-makers have long refused to take responsibility for their role in...

World’s deadliest inventor: Mikhail Kalashnikov and his AK-47

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University What is the deadliest weapon of the 20th century? Perhaps you think first of the atomic bomb, estimated to have killed as...

Increasing numbers of Americans support gun background checks

Kent E. Portney, Texas A&M University and Carol L. Goldsmith, Texas A&M University In the aftermath of the shootings in El Paso, Texas,...

The ‘warspeak’ permeating everyday language puts us all in the trenches

Robert Myers, Alfred University In a manifesto posted online shortly before he went on to massacre 22 people at an El Paso Walmart, Patrick Crusius...

Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University Americans own nearly half of the world’s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 U.S. residents. Gun control policies may...

How the ‘good guy with a gun’ became a deadly American...

Susanna Lee, Georgetown University At the end of May, it happened again. A mass shooter killed 12 people, this time at a municipal center in...

Colorado shooting eerily recalls Columbine massacre

Jillian Peterson, Hamline University and James Densley, Metropolitan State University Columbine. Contagion. Clusters. These are the culprits to consider as the nation reels from...

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‘Fortnite’ teaches the wrong lessons

Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University In recognition of the fact that “Fortnite” has quickly become one of the most popular video games in the world –...