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A new gun-control measure could temporarily seize people’s firearms if they raise ‘red flags’ — and a growing number of Republicans are on board

Liberals and some conservatives are proposing states enact “red flag” laws to temporarily prevent dangerous people from buying or possessing guns. The laws would allow people to request restraining orders if they’re concerned a relative or someone close to them is a threat to themselves or others. Some advocates believe […]
A new gun-control measure could temporarily seize people’s firearms if they raise ‘red flags’  —  and a growing number of Republicans are on board
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The American public could be at a turning point on gun control

A new Quinnipiac poll shows American support for stricter gun laws is at an all-time high. The poll also found nearly universal support for background checks. Another poll released Wednesday showed that 58% of Americans believed stricter gun laws could have prevented last week’s mass shooting in Florida. The deadly […]
The American public could be at a turning point on gun control
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Trump suggests FBI failed to look into Florida shooting suspect because it was ‘spending too much time’ on the Russia investigation

President Donald Trump said the FBI “missed” warning signs about the suspected Florida shooter and was “spending too much time” on the Russia investigation. The bizarre theory has been floated by prominent far-right Twitter users in recent days. The FBI employs roughly 35,000 people and works on multiple investigations simultaneously. […]
Trump suggests FBI failed to look into Florida shooting suspect because it was ‘spending too much time’ on the Russia investigation
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A bizarre theory has emerged on right-wing Twitter about why the FBI supposedly failed to look into the Florida shooter

Right-winger Twitter users have started theorizing that the FBI didn’t have time to investigate tips about Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz because they were distracted by the Russia investigation. Donald Trump Jr. reportedly liked one tweet that espoused this unsubstantiated theory. FBI Director Christopher Wray pre-emptively poured cold water on claims […]
A bizarre theory has emerged on right-wing Twitter about why the FBI supposedly failed to look into the Florida shooter
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This timeline shows exactly how the Parkland shooting unfolded

On February 14, 2018, a gunman opened fire at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The deadly school shooting left 17 students, faculty, and staff members killed, and another 17 injured. This timeline, constructed from The Broward Sheriff’s Office official records and surveillance footage, outlines how the […]
This timeline shows exactly how the Parkland shooting unfolded
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These are the victims of the Florida high school shooting

Seventeen people have died after a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday. Authorities have charged Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old former student at the school, in the shooting at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, near Fort Lauderdale. They have said he was armed with an […]
These are the victims of the Florida high school shooting
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Students at the Florida high school sent terrifying, heartbreaking texts during the shooting: ‘My teacher died … He’s sitting in the door way’

Text messages sent during the shooting at a Florida high school on Wednesday and shared on social media depict the harrowing crisis that unfolded. One father advised his 14-year-old son about responding to an active-shooter situation. Text messages sent during Wednesday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, […]
Students at the Florida high school sent terrifying, heartbreaking texts during the shooting: ‘My teacher died … He’s sitting in the door way’