Viral social media posts claim that the Uvalde, Texas, school shooter was killed by an off-duty Border Patrol agent “who charged in the school with his dad shirt and jeans on.”The shooter was killed by Border Patrol agents. Early reports in
A federal judge is set to preside over an important hearing for John Hinckley, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
The technology to scan large numbers of people quickly for weapons does exist, and is used now to screen people at places like sports stadiums and theme parks.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has blamed others for politicizing the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, to advance discussions about gun access. To Cruz, the answer is simpler. “We know from past experiences that the most […] The post Armed c
Did Jacob Albarado, an off-duty Border Patrol agent, kill Salvador Ramos, the gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school? There's no such evidence: Albarado, whose wife worked at the school and child atten
In the wake of mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, some officials have cited mental illness as a reason for the unprovoked attacks. But as we’ve explained before, having a mental illness isn’t predictive of who will perpetrate a
Attorney General Merrick Garland told Harvard graduates that their generation has been asked to show “an impossible kind of resilience” after yet another mass shooting at another school.
Was the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, "100% a planned attack" that cops were "in on"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the shooting was planned or orchestrated by anyone other than the shooter, Salvador Ramos.
The Democrat is betting that the tragedy can reset the governor’s race in America’s largest red state.
The announcement came as President Joe Biden was visiting Uvalde, Texas.
Here’s what we know to be true — and false — about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas that left at least 19 children and two teachers dead on May 24.
In some cases shooters got guns legally under current firearms laws, or because of background check lapses.
“These mass shootings happen so much that Ted Cruz really got a template ready to tweet whenever they occur.”
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“There hasn't been a single of these mass shootings that have been purchased at a gun show or on the internet.”
Does Ted Cruz have a "template ready to tweet" whenever shootings happen? No, that's not true: The Texas senator tweeted in response to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. But a viral tweet that makes it look like Cruz
After a deadly shooting in Uvalde,Texas, at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday, misinformation about the tragedy began spreading on social media. One viral Facebook post claims that CNN has reported the same man’s death in both Afghanistan an
Misinformation after the May 24 shooting that killed at least 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, followed a familiar playbook. As authorities pieced together […] The post How to avoid misinformation as you read
A number of rumors came out of the tragic shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which left 19 children and two adults dead.
Was the May 2022 Texas school shooting a "false flag"? No, there's no evidence that's true: A false flag is an operation, or attack, that's made to look like it was carried out by someone other than the person who is responsible. Authorit
Another deadly mass shooting occurred in Texas in May 2022.
“We know from past experiences that the most effective tool for keeping kids safe is armed law enforcement on the campus.”
Gun control measures are likely going nowhere in Congress, and they also have become increasingly scarce in most states.
Did mass shootings in the United States increase more than 90 percent from 2017? Yes, that's true: While there are various definitions for what is considered a mass shooting, the Gun Violence Archive recorded a 98.9 percent increase in ma
"When we passed the assault weapons ban, mass shootings went down. When the law expired, mass shootings tripled."
ICE is in Uvalde, Texas, “so undocumented parents have to consider arrest deportation before they go check to see if their kids are alive.”
This image shows the victims of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Misinformation about the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, is all over the internet. Here’s how to be smart about the news you consume.
The morning after a May 24 2022 mass shooter killed multiple children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas, The Onion edited their notable and cyclical “No Way to Prevent This …” article and front page; at the same time, an account spotting
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke sharply criticized current Texas Gov. Greg Abbott during a news conference following a school shooting that killed 19 children and two adults.
Lamenting a uniquely American tragedy, an anguished and angry President Joe Biden delivered an urgent call for new restrictions on firearms after a gunman shot and killed at least 19 children at a Texas elementary school.
The Uvalde, Texas, mass shooter was an “illegal alien.”
A U.S. senator who came to Congress representing the Connecticut community where 26 elementary school students and educators were killed nearly a decade ago begged his colleagues to pass legislation addressing the nation's gun violence problem.
Once again, one of America's deadliest mass shootings happened in Texas.
Eighteen children and one teacher were killed in a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde County, Texas, on May 24, according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and news reports […] The post No, the Uvalde school shooting wasn’t a false flag appea
At least 18 students were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Texas elementary school.
The shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde County, Texas, was a false flag.