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We cannot punish our way out of gun violence. Instead, we must invest in dismantling the structures that allow this violence to thrive.
The blame game against trans people is just one of the many diversionary tactics the right has used in our intractable gun violence debate.
As cities look to make new investments in non-police responses to gun violence, the Bull City United program in Durham, North Carolina, shows the importance of stable funding and sustained commitment.
Intergenerational partnerships must be prioritized amid the youth gun violence epidemic — not more police and prisons.
New “domestic terror” laws will do little to stop gun violence in America, but may pacify suburban white voters.
Mainstream discussions about gun violence have largely excluded the voices of survivors and perpetrators.
We need to be more critical of the former New York mayor’s outsize influence on the gun control movement.
State Representative Todd Stephens has introduced a bill to impose a five-year minimum prison sentence for illegally possessing a firearm, but the governor, advocates, and others say it’s the wrong approach.
Murder rates are at an all-time low in Brooklyn, but one would hardly know it reading the New York Times.
Lawmakers say Republicans used deceptive tactics to pass the controversial bill. The legislative record tells a different story.
After the rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed on March 31, there was an outpouring of grief in Los Angeles and across the country. Hussle has been applauded as the rare star who remained rooted in his community and committed to it through his art, entrepreneurship, and activism. (Hussle was posthumously honored with the 2019 Humanitarian Award at […]
The program was supposed to target ‘leading’ violent offenders. Today it’s sweeping up low-level, and disproportionately Black, defendants.
Philadelphia implemented the “focused deterrence” model of gang policing, which includes the promise of critical social services. The reality is much different.