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Bank of America will stop lending money to clients who manufacture military-style guns

Bank of America is the latest financial institution to pull the plug on lending to manufacturers of military-style assault weapons.

Blame, frustration, isolation: Finding common threads in school shooters

Why are young men the common denominator in mass shootings?

An Illinois town passed an assault weapons ban — now the NRA is backing an effort to overturn it

In a statement on Wednesday, the Institute for Legislative Action — the lobbying arm of the NRA — said that the organization “is pleased to assist [Guns] Save Life” in its legal efforts.

As thousands of students march against gun violence, there’s a movement to fuel them with free pizza

One organization hopes to rally restaurant owners to donate pizzas for National School Walkout Day on April 20 — an annual event on the anniversary of the Columbine shootings.

Stoneman Douglas students are protesting the clear backpacks they’re being forced to use

Some students believe the safety measures are nothing more than a glossy diversion from the real issues.

Police: 1 dead in YouTube shooting, 3 injured

This story is breaking.

Laura Ingraham’s long history of controversial behavior

Laura Ingraham has been saying vile things since long before David Hogg came along.

School resource officers have abused black kids for years. Some Parkland teens want more of them.

Black students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have pointed out an important conversation missing from the March for Our Lives movement.

Parkland teens clarify Second Amendment repeal isn’t their mission

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is advocating for the repeal of the Second Amendment — a goal that diverges from the aims of the "Never Again" movement.

Remington’s bankruptcy is just the start: Why gun companies are struggling in the United States

Remington's bankruptcy filing follows financial woes that have been an issue for some time now — and the company’s not the only gunmaker in America with declining sales in recent months.

Racial justice groups are sending thousands of black and brown kids to the March for Our Lives rally

Sponsorship drives across the country are helping nearly 2,000 students of color join Saturday’s anti-gun violence protest in Washington, D.C.

“America’s mass shooting generation is mobilizing”: Survey shows gun violence is key issue for teens

Gun violence prevention is the top issue in deciding who to vote for among young people who will be eligible to participate in the 2018 midterms elections.

Shooting at Maryland high school leaves gunman dead, 2 critically injured

The shooting comes nearly a week after students across the country walked out of schools to protest gun violence.

Parkland survivors discuss tragedy, activism and using their privilege for good.


Opinion: Parkland teen vs. NRA member on gun control

Sister of Charleston shooter Dylann Roof arrested after allegedly bringing weapons to school

Morgan Roof is the sister of Dylann Roof, the Charleston church shooter who pled guilty to murdering nine people during a bible study class.

Here are the 138 mass shootings that have happened in the US since Parkland

In the five months since 17 students and faculty members were killed by a suspected lone gunman at a high school in Parkland, Florida, there have already been 138 more mass shootings in America.

Opinion: Conservative Parkland teen argues for gun control


The origins of the group of Florida teens that changed the conversation around guns in America

7,000 pairs of shoes line Capitol lawn as tribute to child victims of gun violence

The demonstration comes just one day prior to a national school walkout scheduled for March 14.

Wisconsin students will march to Paul Ryan’s hometown to demand action on gun control

Student activists are planning to bring the fight for gun control to Paul Ryan's front door.


Department of Justice takes step toward banning bump stocks with new filing

Before the Saturday filing, the Justice Department had long claimed it doesn't have the power to regulate bump stocks.

911 calls made during the Parkland shooting released

“Three shot in her room. Oh my God. Oh my God.”

Parkland victim’s dad compares NRA to “terrorist organization” during U.S. Senate meeting

Guttenberg was responding to a video in which NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch tells athletes, "Hollywood phonies" and members of the media that their time is "running out."

These Parkland survivors are helping students have a voice at the ballot box

Betsy DeVos visits Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, calls arming teachers “a model” for schools

The comments drew a swift rebuke from Polk County Public Schools Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd, who emphasized her opposition to the idea of arming school employees.

Parkland teens are motivating parents to promise they’ll vote for their safety over gun rights

These Parkland, Florida, teens are pioneering an innovative way to sway votes.

Opinion: The hypocrisy of how we talk about white vs. black gun violence

Dating app Bumble announces ban on photos featuring guns

“As mass shootings continue to devastate communities across the country, it’s time to state unequivocally that gun violence is not in line with our values, nor do these weapons belong on Bumble.”

Florida Senate votes to advance gun safety bill

The Florida Senate has passed the state's first legislative package in response to the Parkland school shooting.
Mic tracks the #NeverAgain movement as it ripples across the United States in the wake of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.