Accomplices to Murderby Harold Evans
Can public shock over the latest round of mass killings overcome the hypocrisy and cowardice of our lawmakers—the ones who let the killers get their guns?
Whose finger on the trigger? Richard Poplawski in a bulletproof vest guns down three policemen in Pittsburgh. Jiverly Wong shoots 14 to death in Binghamton, New York. Robert Stewart kills eight at a nursing home in North Carolina. Devan Kalathat, five in Santa Clara, California. Cop-killer Lovelle Mixon, four in Oakland. Michael McLendon, ten across two rural counties in Alabama. ... MORE >>
Worse Than the Warby John Avlon
The number of Americans killed in mass shootings in the last month is greater than the number killed in Iraq this year. John Avlon says we can’t solve the problem if we don’t keep track of the dead.
It’s time for a reality check. More Americans have been murdered in mass shootings over the last month than have been killed on the battlefields of Iraq or Afghanistan this year. ... MORE >>