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Which gun control policies could prevent mass shootings, according to a gun violence expert

A gun violence expert said that it will take more than universal background checks and red flag laws to prevent future mass shootings.
People hold candles at the end of the prayer vigil at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) for the victims of a mass shooting, September 1, 2019 in Odessa, Texas. Seven people had been killed, in addition to the gunman and at least 21 others were wounded, including three law enforcement officers after a gunman went on a rampage. The man who has not been identified fled from state troopers who had tried to pull him over. The gunman then hijacked a United States postal van and indiscriminately fired from a rifle at people before the authorities shot and killed him outside a movie theater in Odessa.

There have been 289 mass shootings in the US so far in 2019 — here’s the full list

As of September 3, 2019, there have been more mass shootings in the US than there are days. At least 313 people have died in mass shootings this year.
Not all of these crimes have been solved.

13 of the scariest crimes to ever hit the world of retail

A look inside retail-related crimes, including the Austin yogurt shop murders, the so-called "Fast Food Killer," and the McDonald's massacre.
Law enforcement agents respond to an active shooter at a Wal-Mart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.

America can’t just arrest its way out of a mass shooting epidemic, experts say

The arrests won't fully or permanently stop a person determined to inflict mass death — and the US is nowhere near close to tackling the root causes.
Kindergarten students lie on the floor during a classroom lockdown drill February 18, 2003 in Oahu, Hawaii. Lockdown procedure is used to protect school children from possible threats on campus such as intruders, terrorism or military attack.

Some Colorado schools are getting buckets and kitty litter so students can go to the bathroom during lockdowns if there’s an active shooter

The teachers were also given first aid kits, a pop-up tent, and a Sharpie to write down the time if they have to stop the bleeding of a gunshot wound.
Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince

Cloudflare’s IPO filing warns investors of a disturbing ‘risk factor’: white supremacists

Cloudflare, a web protection service, once served a neo-Nazi website and 8chan, an online forum connected to three deadly mass shootings.

An expert breaks down the psychology behind the copy-cat threats that followed the recent mass shootings at Walmart

Walmarts across the country have been targeted with threats. These instances have received wider scrutiny after the El Paso mass shooting.
AR-15 rifles are displayed for sale at the Guntoberfest gun show in Oaks, Pennsylvania, on October 6, 2017.

A breakdown of gun terminology to help you in discussions on mass shootings and debates over gun control

The gun lobby sometimes seeks to discredit gun control advocates by pointing to the incorrect use of gun-related terminology.
President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up as he visits hospitals in the wake of mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas.

Trump shares campaign-ad-style video with footage of visits to mass-shooting victims in Dayton and El Paso

The video President Donald Trump tweeted late Wednesday had smiles, thumbs-up, and dramatic music juxtaposed with solemn visits to shooting victims.
Wayne LaPierre has been the National Rifle Association's top executive for 28 years.

NRA head Wayne LaPierre, America’s most public gun rights advocate, made $1.4 million in 2017 — here’s what we know, and don’t...

Wayne LaPierre has been the National Rifle Association's top executive for 28 years — and has recently come under scrutiny for his spending.