# Mass shootings
Fifty-Six Years Ago, Texas Endured Its First Modern Mass-Shooting; Since Then, Many More Have Followed.
Mass shootings in America are nothing new and occur more often than we'd like to admit. So often, it's hard to be surprised when we hear about another in the news. But they never get any less devastating.
Tarrant County Sheriff Details Avoided Mass Casualty Situation
Tarrant County law enforcement apprehended two suspects who intended to cause mass harm at a homecoming football game.Aj Colores/Unsplash. Law enforcement identified the two suspects arrested for making threats against a high school football game in Everman. Fox 4 reports that the Sheriff's Office have charged 18-year-old Isaac Cooper and 18-year-old Brandon Gipson with unlawfully carrying a firearm in a prohibited place and a terroristic threat in a public place.
Mass shootings by the numbers – where does your state and city rank?
Through the first six months of 2022, there were a total of 297 mass shootings reported by Gun Violence Archive. These resulted in a total of 1,617 casualties, with 325 of those being fatalities. Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia each encountered at least one mass shooting incident.
Opinion: Biden's Gun Safety Law
At a White House event on July 11th, President Joe Biden hosted survivors and families of casualties of mass shootings, highlighting the new Bipartisan Safer Communities Act that points towards preventing such mass shootings.
Dramatic rise of gun violence amid teens and young adults – Treasure Coast resources to help before tragedy strikes
Families comforting each other after shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TXNPR. Mass shootings have been increasing over the years but for the last few years have been quite dramatic. Even more disturbing is the trend of teens and young adults involved in these high-profile events.
Biden Signs Safety Bill 2 Days After US Landmark Gun Rights Law
What is the landmark decision issued by the US SC on gun rights?. In over ten years of the gun debate, the United States Supreme Court (US SC) overruled a New York law on the 23rd of June, 2022, and allowed citizens unrestricted access to carry and own a gun. This decision by the US SC puts in jeopardy similar judgements and regulations in the states of New Jersey and California since now more sections of the population will be able to legally carry guns with them. It means that gun rights will expand in the midst of a burning national debate over this issue.
Opinion: Nobody Says We Should Ban Fingers to Stop Mass Shootings
You need a finger to pull a trigger right? Therefore, shouldn’t we be able to stop all mass shootings by banning fingers? Why isn’t anyone suggesting that?. The answer to why nobody is suggesting that is because it’s an idiotic idea.
Illinois Congressional candidate survived mass shooting, talks Uvalde shooting and sensible gun laws
Jacqueline McGowan a Democrat and Congressional candidate for the 17th district in Illinois shares her story of surviving a mass shooting when she was in high school after the Uvalde shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers. She also shares her pro second amendment approach to sensible gun legislation.
Uvalde Struggling to Decide What to Do With Robb Elementary School
Local officials are debating on what to do with Robb Elementary School following the mass shooting.Weston RN/Unsplash. Public officials and local residents in Uvalde are now facing the struggle of deciding what to do with a building where 19 children and two teachers were murdered. Officials from several levels of government have suggested the school be razed and rebuilt. Dallas News says that federal money could fund the new school.
No Pay Until Peace Act bill introduced by Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver might fail, but shows effort
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver IIUS House Office of Photography, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. Last year, the House passed two pieces of legislation for the purpose of expanding background checks. They are not making progress in the Senate.