SCHOOL SHOOTINGS IN AMERICA

Uvalde schools police chief resigns from city council post

Pedro “Pete” Arredondo, whose response as police chief of Uvalde schools has been roundly criticized, is stepping down from an elected post on the city council.

By Karoun Demirjian and Arelis R. HernándezJuly 2, 2022

Trauma physicians have become depressingly prepared for mass shootings

Medical groups have been calling gun violence a real public health crisis for years.

By Caroline AndersJuly 1, 2022

Journalists in Uvalde are stonewalled, hassled, threatened with arrest

Reporters came to Texas to tell the story of the Robb Elementary School massacre. But ‘we were seen as enemies’ by police, they say.

By Arelis R. Hernández and Paul FarhiJune 28, 2022

Where Texas teachers carry guns, a community feels more secure

The Utopia district has allowed some teachers and school staff to carry guns for years.

By Moriah BalingitJune 27, 2022

How the Senate defied 26 years of inaction to tackle gun violence

The legislation represents a crash effort between four wildly different lawmakers thrown together by circumstance and pushed to action by unspeakable tragedies.

By Mike DeBonisJune 25, 2022

House approves gun bill, which heads to Biden for his signature

The measure is the biggest breakthrough in gun violence legislation in 30 years, despite is modest nature.

By Marianna SotomayorJune 24, 2022

A half-century after one movement, ‘Fierce Madres’ in Uvalde call for another

After a long procession of funerals in the wake of the deadly school shooting in May, the collective grief in Uvalde, Tex., is turning into collective rage.

By Silvia Foster-Frau and Teo ArmusJune 23, 2022

Senate votes to advance bipartisan gun deal, breaking 30-year logjam

The text of bipartisan gun legislation is on track to be released Tuesday after the senators settled key differences, including how to structure language around the "boyfriend loophole."

By Mike DeBonis and Leigh Ann CaldwellJune 21, 2022

Updated timeline: How police responded to the Texas school shooter

The Texas Department of Public Safety released a timeline on June 21 that gives new details on the delayed police response.

By Hannah Knowles, Jon Swaine and Joyce Sohyun LeeJune 21, 2022

After school shootings, teachers struggle for years with trauma

Educators who survive school shootings must return every day to the site of their trauma.

By Nicole AsburyJune 20, 2022

Local and state Democrats look to ban gun sales near schools

Frustrated by a federal impasse, Democrats are borrowing from the Republican abortion strategy, proposing incremental limits on guns that they hope will pass.

By Emmanuel FeltonJune 18, 2022

Gun talks will continue after Senate negotiators miss Thursday deadline

Negotiators left Washington on Thursday without coming to an agreement on key details underpinning a bipartisan deal on potential new federal gun laws. The impasse threatens to upend a handshake deal reached earlier this week.

By Mike DeBonis and Leigh Ann CaldwellJune 16, 2022

McConnell says he’ll likely back gun deal as Senate rushes toward vote

His backing provided further evidence that the current round of gun-law negotiation might have sufficient GOP support to overcome a filibuster.

By Mike DeBonisJune 14, 2022

Maker of Uvalde massacre gun broke campaign finance law, complaint alleges

Daniel Defense gave $100,000 to a pro-gun super PAC last year, despite rules barring federal contractors from making political contributions.

By Isaac Stanley-BeckerJune 14, 2022

Senators strike bipartisan gun deal, heralding potential breakthrough

The handshake deal, which will include modest new gun restrictions alongside significant new mental health and school security investments, came after three weeks of intensive talks. Now the negotiators must build support among a broader group of Republicans.

By Mike DeBonis and Leigh Ann CaldwellJune 12, 2022

March for Our Lives 2022: Thousands gather to protest gun violence

Thousands rally in the nation’s capital Saturday in support of ending gun violence.

By Ellie Silverman, William Wan, Jasmine Hilton, Lauren Lumpkin, Erin Cox, Michael E. Ruane and Samantha LatsonJune 11, 2022

With shooter inside Uvalde classrooms, officials say secure doors kept police out

Steel doors that are supposed to protect children inside the classroom instead gave a gunman more time to carry out a massacre, experts and officials said.

By Nick Miroff, Jamie Thompson and Silvia Foster-FrauJune 10, 2022

Republicans question red-flag laws as Senate tries to clinch gun deal

Conservatives on Capitol Hill are voicing some sharper objections to the measures.

By Mike DeBonis and Leigh Ann CaldwellJune 9, 2022

March for Our Lives returns to D.C. to rally for gun control

The March for Our Lives protest, organized by student survivors of the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., begins at noon Saturday.

By Ellie SilvermanJune 9, 2022