Three reflect on the Supreme Court decision in the Fisher v. University of Texas case and why higher education needs to consider race and address inequalities.
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A gun-violence explainer from Vox includes a riveting seven-minute video and loads of data, charts, graphs and links dealing with every aspect of the issue. It’s well worth your time.
In the 1950s, Eugene Stoner designed the AR-15 to give US soldiers an advantage over the AK-47. He died before it became a popular civilian gun.
Senate Democrats will again try to ban terrorism suspects from buying guns, promising a renewed — if modest — political debate about gun violence after the Orlando shooting.
Research shows that mass shootings and gun ownership rates are highly correlated. The higher the gun ownership rate, the more a country is susceptible to mass shootings.
Omar Mateen aspired to be a cop. He worked at a center for juvenile delinquents and as a security guard. A former co-worker said Mateen’s anger was “constant.”