mass shootings

Congress Might Still Make It Easier to Buy a Silencer After the Las Vegas Shooting

Congress Might Still Make It Easier to Buy a Silencer After the Las Vegas Shooting

The U.S. House of Representatives has not yet scheduled a vote for a bill that would loosen regulations on silencers, but Speaker Paul Ryan did not rule out a vote in the future. In the wake of the
Gaming Makes People Better Learners

Gaming Makes People Better Learners

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Victims Watched a Familiar Horror Unfold in Las Vegas

Victims Watched a Familiar Horror Unfold in Las Vegas

The sound of an assault-style semi-automatic rifle unloading from 32 floors up and four football fields away doesn’t sound like you’d imagine. It’s louder, crisper. A shattering pop-pa-pop-pop of

ISIS claiming Las Vegas has terror experts confused

Nevada state police and the FBI continue to gather evidence from the gruesome Las Vegas massacre Sunday that left 59 dead and 527 more injured, but the shooter’s possible motives remain unclear. The
The Las Vegas Shooting: A Public Health Crisis

The Las Vegas Shooting: A Public Health Crisis

Gun violence is an epidemic. We ought to start treating it that way.
Nobel Prizes in Science are Absurd

Nobel Prizes in Science are Absurd

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Erick Erickson Claims Democrats 'Rigged' Mass Shooting Statistics To Promote Agenda

Fox News' Erick Erickson told 'Fox and Friends' that Democrats are rigging the stats on mass shootings to make their case for gun control. Senator Chris Murphy has been highly vocal after the Las

How the firearms industry is winning the fight against gun control

The firearms industry experienced unprecedented growth in the last decade. Fear of government regulation drove much of that growth as President Obama repeatedly tried to pass gun control laws in the
The Las Vegas Shooting and Our Age of Anger

The Las Vegas Shooting and Our Age of Anger

Rage plus guns is a terrible combination, TIME's Jeffrey Kluger writes

Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend says she has no idea why he did it

The girlfriend of the gunman who killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 others at a Las Vegas country music festival this weekend, said on Wednesday that she had no idea he was planning to carry

Stephen Paddock and the World of Video Poker

Charles Bethea interviews video-poker players in the Las Vegas area who knew Stephen Paddock, the gambler who killed fifty-nine people in a mass shooting in the area last weekend.
ISIS once again claims Vegas shooter converted to Islam (but there’s still no proof)

ISIS once again claims Vegas shooter converted to Islam (but there’s still no proof)

"The executor of the operation...converted to Islam 6 months ago." The post ISIS once again claims Vegas shooter converted to Islam (but there’s still no proof) appeared first on Hot Air.
The NRA Is Finally Backing a Gun Restriction. Here’s Why It’s a Ploy

The NRA Is Finally Backing a Gun Restriction. Here’s Why It’s a Ploy

Breaking with years of intransigence, the nation’s largest gun-rights group on Thursday announced a rare but limited concession to those who would put in place new limits on firearms. On its own, the
‘Armed People are a Free People.’ NRA Supporters Aren’t Swayed After Las Vegas

‘Armed People are a Free People.’ NRA Supporters Aren’t Swayed After Las Vegas

If anything, they said they feel more strongly preserving their gun rights

Trump’s Trips to Puerto Rico and Las Vegas

The first revealed the cost of a lack of political representation; the second showed the consequences of a lack of political courage.
Why Republicans Blamed the Las Vegas Massacre on “Evil”

Why Republicans Blamed the Las Vegas Massacre on “Evil”

The devil went down to Vegas and shot 500 people last week. Such, at any rate, was the moral of Stephen Paddock’s rampage for Senator John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican, in a recent interview with

Disasters Will Happen

In “Disasters Will Happen,” Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about President Trump’s trips to Puerto Rico and Las Vegas.
One year later, ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ the video game is more relevant than ever

One year later, ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ the video game is more relevant than ever

This game reveals the true power of "Thoughts and Prayers" The post One year later, ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ the video game is more relevant than ever appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Maryland shooting puts ‘House of Cards’ set on lockdown

Maryland shooting puts ‘House of Cards’ set on lockdown

The mass shooting happened a mile away from the Maryland set of the Netflix series. The post Maryland shooting puts ‘House of Cards’ set on lockdown appeared first on The Daily Dot.
The one figure you probably haven’t heard about mass shootings

The one figure you probably haven’t heard about mass shootings

The trends probably aren't what you think The post The one figure you probably haven’t heard about mass shootings appeared first on Hot Air.