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Who Stops a ‘Bad Guy With a Gun’?

Larry Buchanan and Lauren Leatherby The New York Times
“It’s direct, indisputable, empirical evidence that this kind of common claim that ‘the only thing that stops a bad guy with the gun is a good guy with the gun’ is wrong."

‘Nobody Cares About Us Here’: The Anger on Buffalo’s East Side

Troy Closson New York TImes
Residents said it was tough to separate the burst of extreme violence from prior decades of pain. One sign placed next to a memorial of white candles and flower bouquets seemed to encapsulate the emotion: “There are no words for this heartache.”

poetry

My name [Inaudible.]

Patricia Mona Eng Rattle
Responding to the shootings in Atlanta’s Gold Spa, poet Patricia Mona Eng uses online quotes of the shooter against the 911 recordings of the Asian woman calling for help.

Sheryl Crow Criticizes Country Stars for Not 'Taking a Stand' on Gun Control

Lois Beckett The Guardian
Sheryl Crow, who is releasing a song dedicated to Newtown victims, says country musicians are afraid of speaking about gun laws and losing their audience. Money and fear have kept country music artists from speaking out about gun laws, the nine-time Grammy Award-winner said, even after thousands of country fans were targeted in October in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
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