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During a press conference at Uvalde High School on Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott spoke about the need for government "to find a way to target that mental health challenge and do something about it.”
Opinion

Even if Congress won’t act on gun safety, states can

Despite conservative claims to the contrary, tough gun laws work, as evidenced by the fact that states with strong gun statutes have much lower rates of gun violence.

Opinion

Republicans return to their roots as the antiwar party

Since the Vietnam era, Americans have come to expect antiwar rhetoric from liberal Democrats. Cancel that.

A child crossed under caution tape at Robb Elementary School on Wednesday in Uvalde, Texas.
Editorials

There is nothing left to say

You’ve heard it all before. We’ve said it all before. After the latest school shooting tragedy in Texas, this editorial is composed entirely of past editorials calling for gun control.

Emergency personnel gather near Robb Elementary School following a shooting on Tuesday, in Uvalde, Texas.
Opinion

When it comes to gun control, our children are Generation Abandoned

Common-sense gun safety legislation routinely dies in the US Senate because of the filibuster. The Biden administration could get around the filibuster through executive orders, such as the recent one on ghost guns.

Voters fill out their ballots in the Georgia primary at the Metropolitan Library on May 24.
Opinion

Georgia voters expose the ‘Jim Crow’ smear as a lie

Early voting in the state’s primary election broke every previous record.

In a joint news conference with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan in Tokyo on Monday, President Biden indicated that the United States would use military force to defend Taiwan if it were ever attacked by China.
Editorials

Biden takes the ‘ambiguity’ out of defending Taiwan

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine looms large as the world gauges China’s ambitions.

Mayor Michelle Wu and state regulators are expected to meet on Tuesday to discuss a new audit of Boston Public Schools that found the system hobbled by "entrenched dysfunction."
Editorials

A damning audit calls for action at BPS

It’s up to Mayor Wu to take action that would ward off state takeover of the Boston schools.