gun violence

Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

“Do something!”

December 20, 2017 2:36 am

From NYTimes Editorial Board “Do something!” It’s what Americans plead after each successive mass slaying — in Newtown, in Orlando, in Sutherland Springs — sickened by the ease with which one man with a gun can massacre dozens of people.…


What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

November 10, 2017 9:32 pm

When the world looks at the United States, it sees a land of exceptions: a time-tested if noisy democracy, a crusader in foreign policy, an exporter of beloved music and film. But there is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s…