Stories tagged: "violence"


Graphic via Denzel Boyd for COURIER
Senate GOP Still Hasn’t Renewed the Violence Against Women Act. It’s Been 20 Months.

It’s been more than a year and a half since the bill moved to Mitch McConnell’s Senate, where the powerful gun lobby has stalled attempts to reauthorize the legislation.

Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.