workers at warehouse looking out window with people outside caption 'POV: being at work don't even feel safe.'(l) workers in warehouse speaking to each other 'POV: being at work don't even feel safe.'(c) workers in warehouse next to window speaking 'POV: being at work don't even feel safe.' (r)

‘Somebody put me on to a at HOME JOB’: Worker records shots fired at warehouse, sparking discussion about workplace safety

'This is why I be at work looking for an escape plan.'

On Sep 16, 2022 by Braden Bjella

woman face turned to right caption 'Nah, there was a shooter at The Mall of America and they decided to take a family photo' (l) Mall of America building with sign (c) man standing holding camera taking family photo caption 'Nah, there was a shooter at The Mall of America and they decided to take a family photo' (r)

‘Maybe they just wanted a last picture together’: People filmed trying to take ‘family photo’ while on lockdown at mall during shooting, sparking debate

'Probably tourists tryna get the American experience.'

On Aug 9, 2022 by Grace Stanley

classroom door lock mechanism being put in place caption 'this got installed on my classroom door' (l) woman speaking in classroom caption 'I'm heartbroken' (c) classroom door with lock in place caption 'this got installed on my classroom door' (r)

‘Not complaining that we got a new safety measure; I am just upset that *this* is the solution’: Teacher shows new door lock to protect against shooters

'Very excited to explain this to my kids.'

On Aug 3, 2022 by Melina Khan

airport sign with gun shape and red circle with cross attached to ceiling (l) airport sign 'NO WEAPONS ALLOWED' attached to ceiling caption 'we can't get gun control but we can get a No Weapons Allowed hologram in the airport' (r)

‘This is where u put the budget?’: TikToker records gun control hologram at airport security, sparking debate

'We can't get gun control but we can get a No Weapons Allowed hologram in the airport.'

On Jul 15, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

fireworks (l) young woman walking at night with caption 'watch me vlog my walk home in philly making jokes as i unknowingly walked through a shooting while joking about walking through what seemed like a shooting' (c) police on street (r)

‘This is peak American experience’: Woman films self unknowingly strolling through Fourth of July shooting

'This is the funniest and saddest thing I've watched.'

On Jul 6, 2022 by Jack Alban

Trader Joe's workers in a group holding papers caption 'Trader Joe's workers in NYC confronted their store manager.'(l) Trader Joe's workers in a group holding papers caption 'they say management failed to warn workers about an active shooter threat to the store.' (c)Trader Joe's workers in a group holding papers caption 'they're demanding immediate changes to safety protocol.' (r)

Trader Joe’s workers confront management about safety in viral TikTok after shooting threat

'It's management's responsibility to protect their workers, not just their profits.'

On Jun 9, 2022 by Rachel Kiley

Man holding popcorn at movies caption 'Am I the only one who pays more attention to the other people in a movie theater because of what happened in Aurora, Colorado' (l) People seated at movies (c) Man holding popcorn at movies caption 'Am I the only one who pays more attention to the other people in a movie theater because of what happened in Aurora, Colorado' (r)

‘Looking for hiding spots everywhere I go, sadly’: TikToker says he profiles everyone at the movies because he doesn’t feel safe due to mass shootings

'The sad part about living in America is you just never know when or where.'

On May 31, 2022 by Jack Alban

Adult sex toys on red background with tweet by Nicole Tersigni centered caption 'there is no limit to the number of guns you can own in texas but there IS a limit to the number of dildos you can own (5)

‘So Texas is literally regulating dildos… more than guns?’: A Twitter user pointed out Texas has a legal dildo limit, but not a gun limit—many are outraged

'America is just f*cking broken.'

On May 29, 2022 by Jack Alban

Daniel Defense locked Twitter page

‘Cowards’: Gun company locks down social media after being linked to Texas school massacre

Daniel Defense also deleted posts about training kids to use guns.

On May 25, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Anti-gun control tweets from Texas Rep. Tony Gonzales resurface in the wake of elementary school shooting in his district

'We need Gun control. Now.'

On May 24, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

hand pulling armor plate out of backpack with caption 'thought my backpack came iwth a piece of foam to protect my laptop'

A TikToker thought her backpack came with foam to protect her laptop. Turns out, her father put a piece of Kevlar in it (updated)

'So sad they even have to think of that in the US.'

On Apr 15, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Classroom (L) hockey puck (M) hockey puck taped to desk (R)

‘How is America real’: Teacher shares how she prepares her classroom for an active shooter in viral TikTok

'Obviously it’s just a deterrent, but it definitely makes us feel a little bit better.'

On Jan 23, 2022 by Dan Latu

students at desk and carry laundry baskets (left and center) student pushing a shopping cart through a school hallway (r) all with caption 'when there was a school shooting yesterday so now we aren't allowed to have backpacks anymore'

‘America will do anything but ban guns’: Viral TikTok shows students using microwaves, shopping carts after backpack ban

'Cause backpacks are clearly the problem here.'

On Sep 29, 2021 by Siobhan Ball

TikToker captures Colorado carnival shooting on camera

‘Just another normal day in America’: Carnival attendees’ seemingly nonchalant reaction to active shooting sparks debate (updated)

'I think there might be a shooter or something.'

On Jun 30, 2021 by Nahila Bonfiglio

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre next to a tweet the NRA sent out celebrating a Colorado judge blocking an assault weapons ban in Boulder, Colorado.

NRA cheered on Boulder for blocking assault rifle ban days before mass shooting

The NRA's old tweet was quickly unearthed in the wake of the Boulder shooting.

On Mar 23, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich