This guy was mentally unsound and should have never been within 100 miles of a firearm.
The man who carried out the Aurora theater shooting that killed 12 people was convicted on all counts of first-degree murder yesterday.
Massachusetts Rep. Robert DeLeo (D) unveiled a comprehensive gun bill Tuesday that could drastically change gun laws in the Bay State.
Are mass shootings really on the rise in America? Will an increased focus on mental health help prevent mass murders? Would expanded background checks really make a difference? According to author and Northeastern University criminology professor James Alan Fox—no.
While shootings in public places have sadly tripled in the last few years, first responders’ strategy has improved, and civilians are being recognized as playing an increasingly vital role in stopping attackers.