DC Navy Yard

Here’s How Many Lives Were Taken in Just 8 Armed Attacks in Gun Free Zones

Calls for more gun control almost always follow a public crime or terror attack in which the attacker–or attackers–use a gun. Yet many of the most infamous attacks take place in gun free zones–places where law-abiding citizens disarm themselves to comply with the rules while criminals take advantage of disarmed masses and open fire.

AP/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher

Officials Confirm: ‘No Shooter’ at DC Navy Yard

WASHINGTON DC—Law enforcement officials confirmed at a press conference on Thursday morning that no evidence of a shooter has been found at the DC Navy Yard. The Navy Yard remained on lockdown during the press conference.

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik