Recommended Reading / November 4th, 2022 / By Rose Mercer
See what candidates have said about abortion, immigration, climate change, healthcare, voting rules, and gun control as a new group of lawmakers gets set to take office.
Recommended Reading / October 31st, 2022 / By Rose Mercer
Gun control and gun rights are hot-button issues in this year's elections, and many candidates across the spectrum have spoken out about them.
Recommended Reading / August 8th, 2022 / By Isaiah Anthony
An over-reliance on bipolar labels fuels artificial divides in the country and only serves polarized politics and biased media while widening rifts in the population.
Story of the Week / July 7th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Many are questioning why Illinois's gun safety laws didn't prevent the suspect in the country's latest mass shooting from buying several guns legally despite previous run-ins with police.
Story of the Week / June 16th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
The proposal includes enhanced background checks of buyers under 21, funding for mental health and school safety resources, and grants for states to enforce "red flag" laws.
Story of the Week / June 2nd, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
In the wake of recent mass shootings, politicians and activists are convening to work on preventative measures and potential new gun laws.
Recommended Reading / June 2nd, 2022 / By Henry A. Brechter
The ambiguity is the result of decades of partisan politics and public confusion about the characteristics of certain guns.
Recommended Reading / May 31st, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
Kudos to this small number of senators who are willing to buck their parties’ bases to try to find an elusive middle ground.
Recommended Reading / May 27th, 2022 / By "The Conversation" Contributor
When the Columbine High School massacre took place in 1999 it was seen as a watershed moment in the United States – the worst mass shooting at a school in the country’s history. Now, it ranks fourth.
Story of the Week / May 26th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
The shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas renewed the debate about gun laws, accessibility and prevention.
Recommended Reading / May 25th, 2022 / By Henry A. Brechter
On subjects such as allowing handgun ownership and conducting background checks for gun sales, majorities of the U.S. public are seeing eye-to-eye.
Bias / November 11th, 2021 / By Henry A. Brechter
The emotional trial has been covered heavily by media across the spectrum, but the narratives often differ.
Story of the Week / July 8th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
Amid a recent surge in violent crime and shootings, Americans' concerns about crime are at a four-year high. An ABC News / Washington Post poll conducted in June found that 59% of Americans believe crime is an “extremely” or “very” serious problem. At least 150 people were killed in...
Story of the Week / March 25th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. A series of shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 17 that left eight people dead was followed by another mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado on Monday in which 10 people were killed. The Atlanta shooting sparked...
Common Ground / February 3rd, 2021 / By Hyria Stuart
Some recent surveys have found that many Republicans and Democrats share significant overlaps when it comes to gun restrictions.
News / October 28th, 2020 / By AllSides Staff
Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on gun control and gun rights, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: President Donald Trump’s second-term agenda...
Bias / August 5th, 2019 / By Julie Mastrine
President Trump tweeted about media bias following two mass shootings that occurred over the weekend in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX. The shootings had claimed 29 lives as of Monday afternoon. The Media has a big responsibility to life and safety in our Country. Fake News has contributed...
Story of the Week / June 6th, 2019 / By AllSides Staff
Twelve people were killed and four injured on Friday in a mass shooting at a government building in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The spree reinvigorated the debate around firearm ownership, with a particular focus on gun silencers, which the shooter used to carry out the attack. In the wake...
Story of the Week / March 21st, 2019 / By AllSides Staff
New Zealand experienced its deadliest attack last week after a gunman who had expressed racist and anti-immigrant views shot and killed 50 people at two different mosques. Some criticized President Trump in the wake of the attack and accused him of stoking white nationalism, while many...
Story of the Week / July 5th, 2018 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
A gunman killed five people last Thursday at the offices of the Capital Gazette, a newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, reigniting the debate around gun control and mental health. Some argue that tighter restrictions on firearms are necessary to prevent further shootings, particularly since...