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July 17, 2018
Less Than Zero Tolerance
After Parkland, Sante Fe shootings, policies meant to protect schools may lead to some misguided arrests
Mustafa Z. Mirza
Andrew R. Calderón
April 2, 2018
I Was Too Young to Own a Gun
“I take full responsibility for my actions. I killed a man. Still, I can’t help but wonder what would have happened if we’d met just a few years later...if I didn’t have a gun.”
October 5, 2017
What's Terrorism? Depends on Who, and When, You Ask
The definition of terrorism varies by jurisdiction and has morphed over time.
January 5, 2016
Why Do Obama’s Gun Initiatives Sound Kind of Familiar?
Perhaps because he’s been here before.
December 4, 2015
What it’s Like to be a Cop Involved in a Mass Shooting
“It keeps replaying on a loop: you smell it and see it and hear it.”
December 2, 2015
New York Disarms the ‘Mentally Ill’
Why mental health experts are up in arms.
James B. Jacobs
June 2, 2015
Diary of a Madman?
A psychiatrist analyzes the notebook of James Holmes.