Articles tagged: gun violence
Contrary to popular and often racist narratives, gun violence in D.C. is not an unsolvable and pervasive problem, but one in which solutions are possible.
The District ranks first in gun homicides relative to the rest of the U.S., and a fatal shooting on M St. increased attention on gun violence.
Mayor Muriel Bowser, Police Chief Robert Contee, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced a new partnership to reduce the number of illegal guns in D.C.,... Read more
Mayor Bowser signed a Mayor’s Order recognizing gun violence as a public health crisis and announced the creation of a prevention program.
The parallels between March for Our Lives and ACT UP make it clear: When tragedy strikes, it’s okay to demand that our government do better.
“This is not a Republican issue. This is not a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” said Dr. Joseph Sakran, director of emergency general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital... Read more
Panelists looked at the causes of success in social and political movements during a discussion at Georgetown on March 23. Convened by University President John DeGioia, the panel, “What Makes... Read more