campus-shootings

Impact
Another day, another tragedy. As a parent, I often tend to look the other way because the reality of these tragic situations
Politics
My fear used to be that I would be caught in some sort of public shooting, or, worse, that my children would be, but lately that fear has been replaced by a new type of terror.
College
I would like to suggest that the staggering toll of gun violence in America is a critical public health and safety issue, not a constitutional rights concern. We will not take effective action until we choose to depoliticize this issue and take charge of our own health and safety.
Politics
To those of you that will lose your own life or a loved one's life, my deepest condolences... in advance of your loss. Whether it'll happen to you at work, at school, in a grocery store, a shopping mall, in your home, wherever it happens, I'm terribly, terribly sorry.
Politics
The background check legislation should be reintroduced in Congress today. The president must once again passionately fight for its passage. And all of us have the moral obligation to force our representatives to stand up against gun violence.
Crime
ABC 7 reports that one person linked to the shooting has been detained. That incident reignited a national debate on gun
Politics
It's all too predictable that some Muslims, as tragically disturbed and misguided as alleged Chapel Hill killer Craig Stephen Hicks seemingly is, will take matters into their own hands. That's one thing I'm afraid of. But I'm also afraid of the opposite -- that Muslim communities around the US will be terrorized into cowering timidity.
Crime
the department still grapples with the reality that at least half of seriously mentally ill people receive no treatment at all, a situation of possible danger to the entire community and, far more often, to themselves.
College
Nearly every college president opposes allowing guns on campus, according to a new survey. There were at least 27 shootings
Politics
No one should feel safe in the following states. These are states with the most Wild West gun laws where you are most likely to encounter someone -- anyone -- with a gun. And it is time to take a stand and do something about it.
College
Only two of the 27 incidents -- at New River Community College and Santa Monica College -- involved an "active shooter," in
College
Today Congress is struggling to pass gun control measures in the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, but the Virginia Tech massacre
College
The group has pushed for loosening gun restrictions on college campuses across the country, including in Texas, arguing that
College
Cigarroa countered in a letter to Perry, explaining that campus law enforcement officials, mental health professionals, faculty
College
What does affect colleges, however, is a directive included among the 23 executive actions that calls for “model emergency
College
Morgan's response was similar. He said the shooting won't receive the same attention as the Trayvon Martin shooting or the
College
It's been claimed that deaths from school shootings could be prevented if students could be armed. However, being trained to shoot a gun doesn't necessarily mean being trained to react calmly in an intense situation like having a gunman on campus.
College
Critics’ fears may stem from previous reports of procedural inconsistencies and excessive forcefulness from the UCPD in the
Crime
Last week's murder at Virginia Tech naturally evokes memories of the horrific massacre there four and a half years ago. Another shocking killing -- one that happened in 1840 -- sheds further light on how to understand campus shootings.