More extreme statistics get more clicks — a phenomenon known as media bias by sensationalism.
2023 leaves many unanswered questions. However, it’s not always as simple as real versus fake or true versus false.
By picking and choosing when to shield its readers from hate and when it is “necessary” to expose them to it, the New York Times is not demonstrating a strong belief in the intelligence of its readers.
What steps could have been taken to prevent the killing of 18 people in Lewiston, Maine, last week?
It’s no secret that guns and abortion are two of — if not the — most contentious topics in our politics. Where other issues center primarily on statistics and what policies may create the best outcome, abortion and guns find themselves grouped into a larger, more intangible idea: morality.
A mass shooting at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, left many speculating about the shooter's motive and calling for gun reform.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the wake of recent mass shootings, politicians and activists are convening to work on preventative measures and potential new gun laws.
The ambiguity is the result of decades of partisan politics and public confusion about the characteristics of certain guns.
Kudos to this small number of senators who are willing to buck their parties’ bases to try to find an elusive middle ground.
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.
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.