In the 1990s, following an NRA anti-research campaign, US lawmakers squashed any potential for federally funded firearm studies. A deadly scarcity of research followed. If passed, a new proposed bill allocating $50 million for gun violence research could change that—and…

In its new position paper on gun violence, the American College of Physicians strengthens and expands its recommendations on policies to prevent and reduce mass shootings and the daily gun-related violence in communities, homes and other public and private places.

In the US, the response to gun violence has become numbingly routine. Following a mass shooting, familiar polar-opposite arguments emerge in sharp relief. Rhetoric soars; survivors grieve. Then the debate wanes until the next mass shooting.  

Many shooting survivors live with remnants of horror lodged in their bodies, in the form of bullets and shrapnel too dangerous to remove. For some, these uninvited foreign objects are ticking time bombs. 10 years after he survived the Virginia Tech shooting, Colin Goddard…

Reeling from another mass shooting on Sunday at a Las Vegas concert, the US once again confronts its recurring nightmare of gun violence. With the death toll of the deadliest mass shooting at 59 and over 500 injuries, according to Reuters, the US debate over gun violence…

A must-read Huffington Post piece cuts through the often-numbing statistics on gun violence and the blur of mass-shooting stories.   Trauma surgeon Amy Goldberg, chair of Temple University Hospital’s Department of Surgery, keeps a bullet in her office that she pulled from a…